Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it is also a large purchase. As an agent, you likely know just how much information there is for clients to learn about the homebuying process, especially when it comes to the financial side. It’s natural for buyers, especially first-timers, to experience some confusion regarding certain topics. One concept we’ve received numerous questions about is how to differentiate between earnest money vs. down payment.
If you’re an agent in Colorado Springs and haven’t yet tapped into the area’s military/veteran market, you may be missing out! Many active-duty military families, veterans and retirees are moving to Colorado Springs, and for good reason. The city is featured on numerous online lists of the top U.S. cities for military members and veterans.
Clients need to pare down their possessions before listing or selling their home? Sounds like it’s time for a yard sale! Wondering how can you help ensure that it goes off without a hitch? Give your clients a yard sale kit! Read on to learn what to include in this thoughtful, practical gift!
Buying a home presents a few extra challenges for active-duty servicemen and women, but it also offers some unique advantages—the opportunity to build equity while using a tax-free Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH), for example. Armed with a little information, your military home buyer can enjoy an experience not much different from the average homebuyer’s.
Are your clients in the market for a brand-new home? We’re here to help! Our dedicated team of local New Home Specialists will assess your buyers’ wants and needs to narrow down prospective communities and floor plans that meet their criteria. In short, they’ll do all the legwork so you’re free to focus on other tasks! Read more.
Just because your clients have been preapproved for a mortgage doesn’t guarantee they’ll stay approved until closing. Let them know about the hazards of overspending before Black Friday and Cyber Monday start tugging at their pocketbooks.
Your clients have a lot of choices when it comes to homebuilders, but sadly, many homebuilders won’t offer your clients a lot of choices when it comes to personalization. When your buyers decide to build a brand-new home with Richmond American, they won’t be asked to simply select design package A, B or C. They’ll be able to choose from hundreds of structural and design options to help ensure that their new home is as unique and special as they are!
With the market shifting, clients may be asking you “Is it a good time to buy a house?” If your buyers are wavering between purchasing their dream home and taking a wait-and-see approach, we’ve outlined some reasons why now is still a great time for them to make a move. Read more.
Do you have elderly clients relocating from out of state? If you’re in a sunbelt market, the answer is likely yes! Whether they’re moving on their own or joining local relatives (and perhaps looking for a larger, more accommodating space for their multigenerational household), we’ve rounded up some tips to help make the transition a smooth one. Be sure to print out our Senior Moving Checklist and pass it along to your older clientele!
Talking taxes with your clients can be tricky—after all, federal and state tax laws can change at any time—but that doesn’t mean you should stay mum on one of homeownership’s great financial advantages. Here are just five tax-related topics that could interest your clients. Read more.