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As mortgage rates continue to remain low, more and more homeowners are choosing to refinance their mortgages. Most of the time, this is a great decision. Lowering your monthly payment is obviously an attractive concept. However, did you know that refinancing could cause your credit score to drop significantly? To learn why this is and how you can decrease your risk of lowering your score, watch this short video.
With the holiday season upon us, many of us are busy planning our activity schedule. With that in mind, today I’m taking a break from real estate to share a few upcoming events in the Savannah area. I myself have participated in these events, and they’re always a great time. First is the Christmas on the River celebration happening in downtown Savannah from December 1 to December 3. To learn about more fun holiday activities happening soon in our area, watch my latest video.
Should you consider selling your home this fall? If you’ve been considering selling your home at all, the answer is yes. Although spring and summer are the times of year where the market is most active, there are plenty of unique benefits to selling during the fall. For one, you’ll have less competition among other sellers. To learn more, watch this short video.
If you are considering listing your home as “For Sale By Owner,” there are a few things you should know about the process. Each real estate transaction comes with a lot of moving parts. Although you may think you are saving money by not paying an agent’s commission, there are a few reasons why more homeowners decide to work with a professional these days. For example, having an agent is more convenient for home showings. To learn more, watch this short video.
What happens during the closing process? What is closing? Closing is the culmination of the contract between a buyer and a seller. No matter which side of the transaction you’re on, there are a few things you should know to make the process go smoother. For one, although the buyer often chooses the closing attorney, the attorney doesn’t represent the buyer or the seller in a financed offer. To learn more, watch this short video.