Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

If you have a mortgage on your home, you probably wonder whether paying it down ahead of schedule is the best-case scenario. The truth is, there are tons of people that are in the same situation. On top of this, there is a big debate over whether to pay your mortgage early, before retirement or […]

2018 Housing Market Trends You Need To Know

As we approach the midway point of 2018, it’s time to shine the spotlight on housing market trends. What’s different and what remains the same? How will the 2018 housing market compare to 2017? Baird & Warner CEO, Steve Baird sets the record straight. In short, the 2018 market is shaping up quite similarly to […]

8 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

When it comes to prepping your home for sale, inner and outer beauty are equally important. You were likely influenced by several factors when you bought your home, including that first impression. As a seller, it’s important to remember that and pull out all the stops to make your home as attractive as possible to […]

How to Prepare for a Mortgage Loan Application

Advancing from point A to Z in the home-buying process can be a slog, especially applying for a mortgage loan.  To make it easier for your dream of owning a home to become a reality, I’ve provided—in consultation with Joanna White of Key Mortgage—a list of easy-to-follow steps on how to obtain a mortgage: Qualify […]

How to Understand and Respond to a Home Inspection

You schedule a routine checkup with your primary care physician, followed by blood work to rule out any problems and hopefully be graced with a clean bill of health. If there are any concerns, you and your doctor will address them. A home inspection is a health evaluation—so to speak—of the house or condo that […]

HOA Rules: What to Know Before Moving In

Think of a homeowners association as a small governmental body that manages and keeps the peace in your neighborhood. HOA’s aim to maintain a higher quality of life for tenants and homeowners. To that end, living in a community run by an HOA can have many advantages like amenities, increase in home value, and maintenance […]