Category Archives: Real Estate Tips

  • Homebuyer Turnoffs

    BY Brandon Begley

    While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive... 

  • Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

    BY Brandon Begley

    If you’re shopping for a home loan, you know that your credit score helps to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and at what rate. The better your score, the more favorable your terms will be. But do you know everything... 

  • What To Do After You Sell Your Home- Tips on Staying Organized After You Close Escrow

    BY Brandon Begley

    So you’ve closed escrow, The Begley Team has sold your home for top dollar and you have given the keys to the new owner. You’re not done just yet. While the hard part is over, this blog has important information about... 

  • What Are Home Sellers Required to Disclose?

    BY Brandon Begley

    Are you gearing up to sell your home? Then you should know that there are certain things you are legally required to disclose to potential buyers. If you don’t, you could find yourself in legal or financial hot water. While... 

  • How to Make Buyers Fall in Love With Your Home

    BY Brandon Begley

    When a buyer decides to make an offer on your home, they usually make the decision with their heart, not their head. Buying a home is an emotional decision, and smart sellers will leverage this information to make the quickest... 

  • What Are Closing Costs?

    BY Brandon Begley

    When buying a home, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money saved for a down payment. But have you stopped to consider how much you’ll need to have set aside for closing costs?  Here we’ll break... 

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners

    BY Brandon Begley

    What’s your New Year’s resolution this year? Instead of making the same pact year after year to lose weight or eat healthy, why not make a resolution that sticks? If you’re a homeowner, consider making a commitment... 

  • Credit Score No-Nos

    BY Brandon Begley

    An important part of buying a house is getting your financial life in order. One reason is that the higher your credit score, the better rate you’ll secure for your mortgage. Mortgage lenders look at your credit score... 

  • How to Love the Home You Live In

    BY Brandon Begley

    We get it – there are days where you just don’t love the home you live in. Worse, there may be days where you don’t eve like it. Maybe you think it’s too small, or it doesn’t look like the homes in fancy magazines. But... 

  • Save Money on Your Move

    BY Brandon Begley

    Moving can be tough on a tight budget – but not impossible. If you’re wondering how you’re going to get through your next move without spending a fortune, here are some of our favorite ideas. Save money on packing Did...