Buying a Home

Things To Avoid After Applying For A Home Loan

Things To Avoid After Applying For A Home Loan

Once you've applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it's an exciting time to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to making any big purchases. Hey, I'm Andy with the ...

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Cash Guarantee!

Cash Guarantee!

Have you been looking for a home and wanna have the ability to buy a house all cash? Fairway Mortgage, as one of our preferred lenders, has a new program called the Fairway Cash Guarantee. Hi, I'm Andy Mandel with The Mandel Team at RE/MAX, and I'm ...

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Lock Shop & Go

Lock Shop & Go

Hi, I'm Andy Mandel with the Mandel team at Remax. It's not a secret that interest rates are rising in the United States. Fairway Mortgage, as our preferred lender, has a new program called "Lock Shop & Go." Normally you can't lock in an ...

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3 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

3 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone. Even though it can feel daunting at times, it has the power to change your life for the better. If you're looking to purchase your first home, you may be wondering what's ...

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Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define what pushes a home into this category. In a recent article, they point out that a luxury home ...

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How To Buy In A Tight Market

How To Buy In A Tight Market

Here are our tips to get your offer accepted in a very competitive bidding situation. Number one is get pre-approved for a mortgage. Not just pre-qualified, but fully underwritten upfront from your lender. This will allow you to write the offer, ...

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Do You Still Qualify For That House?

Do You Still Qualify For That House?

So you started looking for a home a few months ago and you finally found the home of your dreams. You have your preapproval letter ready to go 'cause you're smart and you know that you need that to write an offer. The letter says you're approved ...

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The Home Inspection Process

The Home Inspection Process

All of the contracts that we're writing down here these days are on what's called the As-Is with Right to Inspect Form. That means you as the buyer have the right to get a home inspection. The contract states that you as the buyer can back out for ...

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When Will Interest Rates Go Down Again?

When Will Interest Rates Go Down Again?

Interest rates in the twos and threes are fake news. Hey, it's Andy Mandel with the Mandel Team at Re/Max. And there's a lot of people waiting for those rates to return, but they don't really understand what makes interest rates go that low in the ...

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5 Homebuyer Tips

5 Homebuyer Tips

Planning on buying a house? Here are our top five tips for home buyers. Tip number one, get pre-approved ahead of time. This is the most important first step you can take. Speak with a good, reputable lender. If you need a recommendation, ask your ...

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Should you buy a home in 2022?

Should you buy a home in 2022?

Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question, "Shall I continue renting or is it time to buy a home?" If you're a renter, chances are you've asked yourself that question at least once and it's because you've faced an increase in your ...

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What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

When it comes to buying a home, it can feel a bit intimidating to know how much you need to save and where to find that information. But you should know, you’re not expected to have all the answers yourself. There are many ...

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Tips To Successfully Rent Out Your House

Tips To Successfully Rent Out Your House

There are many different reasons why someone may choose to rent out their home versus selling it when they decide to move. Whether considering a long-term tenant or short-term options such as Airbnb, renting your house can provide a significant ...

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10 Things A Great Real Estate Agent Should Do For You

10 Things A Great Real Estate Agent Should Do For You

When it comes time to buy or sell a home, finding the right real estate agent is key. A great real estate agent will be able to guide you through the process, provide expert advice, and handle all of the paperwork for you. In this article, we will ...

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5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer on a Home

As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, remember these five easy tips to help you rise above the competition. 1. ...

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