buying a foreclosure

Buying a Foreclosure

With shows like Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper more popular than ever, the idea of buying a foreclosure and turning it into your dream home seems very appealing. These shows make buying a foreclosure…

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Buying Your First Home

Buying Your First Home: It’s Easier Than You Think!

According to a recent Fannie Mae survey, most people think it is much harder to buy a home than it actually is. Of the 3,000 people surveyed:

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How To Buy a Home

How to Buy a Home: 5 Steps to Take Before You’re Ready to Buy

Whatever your idea of homeownership is, now is the time to start planning for it.

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Steps to Home Ownership

Want to Buy a House One Day? Here are 5 Things to do NOW to Prepare.

We always counsel first-time buyers to start the process early. By doing all of the legwork early, buyers can take quick action when they find “the” home.

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Reasons for Buying a Home in the Winter | The Goodhart Group

Reasons to Buy a Home Before the End of the Year

Thinking about a buying a home in the near future? You may want to buy even sooner than planned -- before the end of the year. Here are our top reasons to buy a home…

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escrow accounts

Escrow Accounts: What You Need to Know

Escrow Accounts: What You Need to Know Escrow accounts sound complicated but they are really quite simple. They are holding accounts, managed by your mortgage holder, from which your property taxes and insurance (homeowners, mortgage,…

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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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Hidden Costs of Homeownership: What You'll Pay | The Goodhart Group

The Hidden Costs of Homeownership

Buying a home? You know about (and expect to write) those monthly mortgage checks. These monthly payments cover your principal, interest, property taxes, and homeowners insurance, otherwise known as PITI. But what about those so-called hidden…

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