Buying a Home

  • Has Your Home Been Tested for Radon?

    Has Your Home Been Tested for Radon? Have you ever heard of radon?  Well, it’s a big deal.  It’s an odorless, colorless gas and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. According to EPA estimates, radon-related lung cancer kills an alarming 21,000 people each year. To put the risk in perspective […]


  • Renovating Your Home

    Renovating Your Home

    Renovating Your Home? Check my FAQ’s! Whether you’re a seller wanting to do some much needed updates prior to selling, or a new homeowner looking to turn your purchase into your dream home, here are answers to your most pressing questions. How do I pick a contractor? Ideally, you want to build the same kind […]


  • 10 Real Estate Contract Terms You Should Know

    So, you’ve found your dream home and are ready to make an offer! It’s easy to get overwhelmed when your Realtor presents you with pages and pages of contracts to sign, so here is a little insight into common terms found in these documents. Addendum An addendum is a document that is added or attached […]


  • Do You Need 20% Down to Buy?

    Whether or not you’ve started thinking about buying a house, you’ve probably heard that you’ll need 20% saved up for a down payment. True? Well, the good news is, not necessarily. Today, there are many loan offerings that allow as little as 6% or even 3% as a down payment. That’s a big help, especially […]