Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

  • August 8, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

The Differences Between a Credit Freeze and Credit Lock, and How They Can Protect You from Identity Theft

From your full name, to your address, to your social security number - almost every detail about you is stored in a database somewhere. This information floats around in digital clouds and servers, al

  • July 25, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

House Flipping 101: How to Prevent Injuries During Demolition Days

Demolition days are a major perk for those engaging in house flipping. You get to smash kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, and living rooms to smithereens as you demolish the interior of the home you're

  • July 11, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Real Estate: How to Refinance a Mortgage with a Bad Credit Score

There are many excellent reasons a homeowner may look into refinancing their mortgage. To refinance means to replace your current mortgage with a new one, almost always with a lower interest rate. For

  • June 27, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

6 Home Renovations That Will Increase Your Home's Value

Home renovations can be an expensive and time-consuming commitment, and whether you plan on staying put for the long haul or flipping the house right away, it's worth knowing which renovation projects

  • June 13, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

Many people, as they approach retirement age and the kids are gone, begin thinking about downsizing. One of the more popular choices for reduction is moving to one of the over-55 communities that ar

  • May 23, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

While owning a home and a plot of land was once part of the 'American Dream' for many people, the times have shifted. The global financial crisis which resulted in a massive shift in the housing marke

  • May 9, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Great Buy on a Home? - Don't Expect the Appraisal to Prove It

Buying a home can be fun and exciting, especially when you drive a hard bargain and get that seller over a barrel.  You did your research, caught a home with higher than average days on the marke

  • April 25, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Tips to Ease the Moving Process Along

Moving can be a stressful process, no matter how far you are traveling. Planning your move minimizes the stress associated with this task while also simplifying the process. Here are several tips that

  • April 11, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Planning to Refinance Your Mortgage? Ask These 4 Questions First

Deciding to refinance is a crucial financial move that can help you make significant savings. When you plan properly, do your research, and take time to evaluate where you stand financially, you'll be

  • March 28, 2018
  • Donna Bubic

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele