title search

The Title Search: What You Need to Know

The title search is an essential part of the period between ratifying the contract on a new home and settlement.

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Bitcoin and real estate

Bitcoin and Real Estate: What It Is and What it Means for the Industry

If you’ve been wondering, “What on earth is this Bitcoin thing I keep hearing about?” rest assured, you’re not alone! Bitcoin is a purely digital, encrypted form of currency. This new-ish (2009) currency operates peer-to-peer,…

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How to Pay Your Mortgage Down Faster | The Goodhart Group

Top 3 Ways How to Pay Your Mortgage Down Faster

Top 3 Ways How to Pay Your Mortgage Down Faster While Growing Equity In Your Home!   In order to fully understand how to pay your mortgage down faster, it’s helpful to understand your relationship…

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Buying a House Before Marriage: Is it a Good Move? | Goodhart Group

Buying a Home Before You Planned

We’ve had several clients recently buy homes long before they thought they would. We’re seeing this happen time and again so we thought we’d take a moment to examine this trend.

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using a local lender

Using a Local Lender: Why It’s So Important

As a house hunter seeking a mortgage, you have probably heard time and again to use a local lender. Why is everyone telling you this? Allow us to explain.

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VA home Loan benefit

Top 10 Reasons to Use Your VA Home Loan Benefit

The VA Home Loan benefit is the most powerful home loan program for Veterans and Servicemembers. Here are top reasons to use your VA Home Loan Benefit.

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Getting Pre-approved for a Mortgage

Getting Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Househunters, before you can start the “fun” part of searching for and touring potential homes, you must take the very important step of getting pre-approved for a mortgage.

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helping adult child buy house

Helping Your Adult Child Buy a House

The National Association of Realtors reports that 26% of first-time home buyers received a gift of money toward their purchase. Another 6% received a loan from a family member to buy a home (2014 data).…

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