Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate Blog

For Millennials, 20 Percent Down Is a Tall Order

March 18, 2019

Between college debt, rent and stagnant wages, budgeting for a home is a lofty task. young couple trying to save for home

What Comes With the House? Negotiating 'Fixtures'

February 11, 2019

Something that should be assumed to come with the house is known as a 'fixture.' 
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Homebuyers: This Could Be Your Moment

January 3, 2019

Has talk of inventory shortages and rising home prices prevented you from getting out there and searching for your first home...or moving up to Couple planning to buy a homeyour dream home?

Economy and Housing: When One Slows, the Other…

January 2, 2019

With the economy expected to slow in the upcoming year, the housing market—namely prices and sales—is set to stabilize, according to housing marketanalysts at Fannie Mae.

Negotiating Your Purchase

June 21, 2018

When you and your agent prepare the offer, it’s important to understand what aspects are flexible so that you can compose a financial offer and a timeline that is best for you. Negotiating for a home

Using Gifts to Fund Down Payments

April 13, 2018

Coming up with a down payment to buy a home may not be easy, especially for a first-time buyer. money gift

All in Good Time

March 16, 2018

Any number of factors can influence your desired timeline when you sell your home: a new job in another city, a closing on your next home, a wedding and honeymoon, dissolution of an Moving Day Calendar estate, a change in finances, etc.

7 Things First Time Homebuyers Need to Know

October 19, 2016

New Home BuyersBuying  a home or property for the first time can be daunting, but there are ways to prepare and equip yourself that will make it easier. Here are some helpful tips to smooth the way and help you make the right choice.

What You Need to Know About Buyer Due Diligence

October 19, 2016

Everybody wants the perfect home. Be sure your home has everything you need and nothing you don't through buyer diligence. Find out more here.
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Should I Rent or Buy?

November 30, 2015

the pros and cons of renting vs buying

 

Whether you should buy or rent depends on your preferences and what you can afford. In the short run, renting is often less expensive than buying. In the long run, the opposite is true.