The Emotional Roller Coaster of Home Buying

Throughout your lifetime, you will make some pretty big purchases and commitments. There may be weddings, car purchases, or college/grad-school tuition; however, not much compares to buying a home. While this will be an exciting time, there are also many other emotions that come up during the home buying process. Working with a Village Associate Real Estate agent who can guide you through the roller-coaster of emotions will certainly make the whole process smoother. Below…

Six top home features for millennial home buyers

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, it’s time to start thinking about projects you need to finish and upgrades that will attract the right buyers.  Who are the buyers though?  According to the National Association of Realtors, Millennials (Gen Y) make up the largest share of homebuyers.  If you’re selling your home, this is a market segment you can’t ignore.  So, what do Millennial home buyers look for in a home? Millennial buyer…

What happens after your offer is accepted?

It’s an exciting time. You just received the call you’ve been anxiously awaiting from your Village Associates realtor. Your offer was accepted on your dream home. This is the moment you’ve been dreaming about. You start sharing the news with friends and family. Perhaps you’ll have a celebratory dinner complete with champagne as you start to dream about life in your new home. But what happens next? There is a lot that has to happen…

Make 2019 the Year You Buy A Home

Are you eager to build your net worth and stop making those rent payments each month? Whether you are a millennial or someone who has been renting for decades, now could be the right time for you to become a homeowner.  Now there’s nothing wrong with renting and it can be right for some people. However, if you are looking to buy a home, here are some steps you can take to make that dream…

Priority Tasks for your Move In

It’s final, you’ve signed the mountains of papers and the home is finally yours. You’ve been daydreaming about paint schemes, decor, and new furniture. However, before you start to move in and get to the fun stuff, there are a few basics you should take care of while you still have a clean slate. 1.  Change the locks Even if the previous owner left you 6 keys and promised you that the locks had been changed,…