Buyers are thinking like sellers

May 4, 2019

I think the recent turn in the market has caught the attention of just about everyone and it’s created a brand new concern in the minds of buyers, if not significantly strengthened an old one. Over the past few weeks while showing I’ve been asked repeatedly “what kind of things do buyers look for?” and “how fast would this house sell if I needed ...

Buying a home? Don't focus on sale price alone

May 3, 2019

Prospective home buyers tend to focus on a single number: the listed sale price. It's why they're often blindsided by the array of costs that come with buying a home. New mortgage fees, moving costs and higher utility bills are just some expenses that can make homeownership far pricier than expected. Still, low mortgage rates of around 5 ...

is homeownership right for you ?

May 2, 2019

Buying a home is one of the biggest emotional and financial decisions you’ll ever make, so prepare yourself to make a knowledgeable decision. Although buying a home almost always seems like a great idea, it is important to understand what homeownership involves. Of course, being a homeowner is something to be proud of but it also means having ...

Homebuyers: How To Save Thousands of Dollars When You Buy

April 30, 2019

"When you analyze those successful homebuyers who have the experience to purchase the home they want for thousands of dollars below a seller’s asking price, some common denominators emerge." If you’re like most homebuyers, you have two primary considerations in mind when you start looking for a home. First, you want to find a home that ...

Your imagination at work

April 28, 2019

As a buyer, you have plenty of choices. And it's easy to become overwhelmed and worry about making the wrong decision. Sometimes the perfect house is hidden under clutter and a decor that just doesn't suite your taste. With a little imagination and a list of what is essential, you just might find a treasure. Don't judge a home by its ...


April 21, 2019

It's nice to have choices. If you're in the market for a new home, you'll have plenty to select from. Great for buyers but what about sellers? If you're selling your home, you'll have a healthy amount of competition. Getting your home sold with the current climate calls for a serious commitment. That means you'll have to maximize your home's ...


April 20, 2019

Buying a home today may be tougher than ever. Why? Because there are so many wonderful and available homes, sellers are more willing to negotiate and mortgage rates are fabulous. Sometimes too many choices can make the decision more difficult. It's the best of times for qualified buyers. Last year, according to recent reports, you would have ...

How to Make Your Move to a New Home as Easy as Possible

April 8, 2019

Congratulations on your new home! The inspection is complete, the papers are signed, and the keys to your new home are in your hands. Here are some helpful tips from Olivex to make your transition as smooth as possible. Get Your Move On Figure out how much help you need with your move Depending on how much you have and how far you’re ...

6 homebuying mistakes and how to avoid them

April 5, 2019

If you've been thinking about buying a home, especially if you're a first-time buyer, folks in the real estate industry want to send you a message: Come on in, the water's fine. This may indeed be a great time for you to buy. But learn about common buying errors before you jump in. 1. Not getting mortgage pre-approval Real estate pros tend ...

How to become a landlord

July 19, 2018

If you ever asked yourself how to become a landlord, you are in the right place! Investing in real estate, and trying to profit out of it is a great idea, and if you have a chance to do it – you shouldn’t hesitate. Many people are planning or already renting or leasing their property, and if you ask them for their opinion – you should ...
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