Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth

Buying a Home Early Can Significantly Increase Future Wealth According to an Urban Institute study, homeowners who purchase a house before age 35 are better prepared for retirement at age 60. The good news is, our younger generations are strong believers in homeownership. According to a Freddie Mac survey, “The dream of homeownership is alive and well within “Generation … Continued

5 Ways To Maximize Your Returns When Selling Your House In Peoria

If you’re selling a house, you know you’ll have to make some repairs and renovations before listing it. Some of the more basic of these repairs/renovations may not do much for increasing the sale price, but are, nevertheless, necessary for getting any kind of sale at all. Others may be entirely optional or may yield … Continued

7 Things Every Home Seller Should Know About Before Selling Their House In Peoria

Are you thinking about selling your Peoria house? A 2018 Zillow report revealed that the typical home seller spends, on average, about “seven months thinking about listing their home before taking action.” That’s understandable because selling a home, especially for first-time sellers, is a big and sometimes frightening step. So we’d like to remove some of that … Continued

Buying A House in Peoria: A Step By Step Process

Especially for first-time homebuyers, the process of buying a house may seem overly complicated and not a little overwhelming, which is made worse by all the industry jargon. The best thing to do then is to think of it terms of that old question that asks, “How do you eat an elephant?” And the answer … Continued

4 Things Sellers Should Never Say When Closing a Home Sale in Peoria

The doorbell rings, and you’re expecting them, so you put on your best-winning smile and open the door. And there they stand looking slightly nervously uncomfortable, but still with bright, eager hope radiating from their faces – the prospective buyers of the home you’re trying to sell. Things go well for a bit, but then you mention … Continued