Category Archives: First-Time Buyers







How To Get Your Earnest Money Back

In real estate, the importance of being earnest is measured not by a handshake and a “Sure, we’ll buy your house,” but cold hard cash—aka earnest money. This safeguard serves to keep fickle buyers from changing their minds unnecessarily, however,  there are plenty of reasons you can—and should—bail with your earnest money firmly in hand. Here we will discuss […]


Understanding Real Estate Value

The term “value” can take many forms, and when buying and/or selling a home it’s important to understand all of them. There are five distinct ways to classify value. Although there are dictionary definitions for each, they are best understood through real-world examples. 1. Market value is the amount that a particular home is worth to a particular buyer. The Uniform […]