Thinking about buying a new home? You have a choice between a resale home or a new home from a home builder. Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough resale homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September 2021, down 13% from the previous year. According to […]
Articles for Home Buyers
Are you thinking about buying a home?
These articles are here to provide essential information to Home Buyers in Northern California.
* Discover if you should Own or Rent.
* 15 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers.
* Home Buyer Myths, and more.
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Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. 🙄 Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That same space, to a growing family, […]
To Rent or to Buy, that is the question. – William Shakespeare OK, Bill Shakespeare never said that, but if he were alive today, he might. 😉 Since there is no one answer to the question, “Should I buy a house, or continue to rent a house (or apartment)”, we will try and give you […]
Question: Libby, should I change the locks on my new home? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California. And I’m going to talk today about whether or not you should get your locks changed when you obtain your new home, whether it be a brand new […]
A lot of questions come up when it’s time to buy a home. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re buying your second or third home, there is a lot to know and plenty to learn. Sure, we get lots of questions like; “Is this a good time to buy real estate?“, “How much home […]
Question: Libby, what kind of questions should I ask my mortgage lender when buying a house? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California, and I’m going to give you some tips today about choosing your mortgage lender and questions to ask that mortgage lender and things […]
Question: Libby, we’re thinking of buying a new home from a builder rather than buying a resale home. Do you have any advice about that? Answered by Libby Guthrie Video Transcript Hi, I’m Libby Guthrie with Keller Williams Realty in Northern California. Today we’re going to talk about things to consider when you’re buying brand […]