1. No Matter Your Situation, Iron Gate Real Estate Can Help

    In everyone’s lives, there comes a time when change is necessary and your housing situation needs to be evaluated. The circumstances could be happy or they could be tragic, either way it is important to have the right team on your side. At Iron Gate Real Estate, we are your local Columbia realtor …Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. Pets & Moving

    Our pets can prove to be as important as family members in most pet-lovers’ lives. So when thinking about making the move, it is equally important to consider what your pet’s needs are, as much as your own. Pets can be sensitive to change, so you want to provide the smoothest transition possible…Read More

  9. Columbia’s Market: All You Need To Know For 2014

    Columbia, Missouri’s real estate market has been thriving this year in comparison to 2013 and it’s success is still on the rise. The cost of living is 2.7% lower than the rest of the state, and home prices are up 19% Enjoy the current market conditions and many more demographic statistics court…Read More