Thanks to the housing crisis, mortgage brokers have developed a seriously bad reputation. Because their pay is traditionally 100% commission, brokers before the crisis were known to engage in nefarious activities, tying up clients in potentially damaging loans for a quick buck. It was so bad that some banks have stopped working with brokers entirely. […]

Most real estate searches begin and end with square footage and number of bedrooms. It could also be legitimately argued that these two property attributes sway a listing price more than any other. This is significant, and it often seems that the number of rooms and the blue print size of a house are given […]

A fixer-upper refers to a home that is in need of some serious work. Though the term “fixer-upper” has struck fear in the hearts of mankind for years, there’s a great deal to be said on the appeal of buying a dilapidated home. Before purchasing fixer-upper the first step to consider is if it’s physically […]