1. Working with a Realtor

    When you make the decision to buy a home or piece of property, one of the initial steps (in order to start in the right direction) is to use an experienced real estate broker to help search for the right buy. For the buyer, a realtor is absolutely the way to go, especially since they buyer pays noth…Read More

  2. Real Estate Contracts

    From the time you make an offer to buy a house to closing the deal, there are multiple forms and legal contracts that need to be signed. This process, or series of processes, can be overwhelming, but with the right counsel and legal representation, both parties will be assured that their interests a…Read More

  3. Your Home Purchase, What to Expect

    Buying real estate is one of the largest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. Understanding the market and the process involved is highly important and must be approached with caution. One of the first steps to take is to come up with a price that you can afford to pay for a new home.…Read More

  4. Making a Real Estate Offer

    When you’ve found a house that suits you and it comes time to make the infamous “offer”, there are a few things to consider before proceeding. The offer will be written down on a standard legal form and will include very specific terms and conditions of the offer for the seller. Some of these …Read More

  5. Home Appraisals

    When you set out to look at houses and the help of a professional, knowledgeable real estate agent, you have to know if the homes you are looking at are worth the prices the sellers are asking. This is a tedious but important part to buying a new home and it could be easy to overpay for a piece of p…Read More

  6. Mortgage Payments

    A clear understanding of mortgage payments and refinancing methods is important to the life of a loan and the lender and borrower relationship. The basic life of a loan is made up of monthly mortgage payments and each payment can be broken up into four parts, known as PITI: Principal, Interest, Taxe…Read More

  7. Mortgage Definitions

    Mortgage Definitions: There are enough terms and other legalese to learn and memorize when taking on the task of securing a mortgage, buying a piece of real estate, or anything in regards to this subject. The following is a breakdown of the most basic mortgage subjects and their meanings (defined by…Read More

  8. Real Estate Lending: When Do you Need it?

    Real Estate Lending, when do you need it? When it comes to lending and borrowing, there seems to be a library of information and facts one needs to understand before even beginning the process. Broken down, however, this information is easily understood and categorized for clarity’s sake. In mortg…Read More

  9. Home Equity Loan

    What are Home Equity Loans you ask? Let’s start with the basics, With the value of homes and properties generally increasing in Colombia and, in most cases across the country. Homeowners can take advantage of home equity loans to finance large purchases that they might not otherwise be able to aff…Read More