Home Buying Resources

Home Buying Resources

Should you host an open house to sell your home?

Should you host an open house to sell your home?

If your real estate agent wants to host an open house as part of their "marketing plan" to sell your home, there are a few things you should know... Read more

What is an Office Exclusive listing?

What is an Office Exclusive listing?

What does it mean when your agent asks you to be an "Office Exclusive?" Let's talk about the implications of when you do become an office exclusive and who really benefits when you sell this way. Read more

What is a buyer admin fee?

What is a buyer admin fee?

When you get your loan estimate, you might see a buyer admin fee listed. This fee should also come up when you start to interview buyer agents. Let talk about this "cash grab" and why we think you should say NO to it. Read more

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

As if the market wasn't challenging enough, especially for first-time homebuyers, Redfin reported earlier this year that an estimated +400,000 homes will be sold by an agent this year without the public knowing about it. Learn how this is happening and why... Read more

New community features to help you connect

New community features to help you connect

We've added a collaborative space for you to connect, learn, share, and prepare for the biggest financial decision of your life. All the perks and support of a community, without the solicitations or selling of your information! Read more

Bait agents use to find new clients

Bait agents use to find new clients

There are 2 million agents in the US to sell 5 million homes. With such a competitive field, agents will do a lot of things to try and secure new clients. Here are the top things they do to try to lure in clients, and why you should avoid these tactics and find a good agent on your own. Read more

What is a discount agent?

What is a discount agent?

This type of selling service gets talked about a lot, but the term discount really isn't correct. Let's talk about what it is, what it means, and the things you need to know before selecting one. Read more

Real estate terms that you need to know before you buy or sell

Real estate terms that you need to know before you buy or sell

Welcome to the consumer's real estate dictionary! We've asked real estate experts throughout the US to help explain the most common words and terms you will see when buying or selling a home. Read more

How to search for agents online

How to search for agents online

There are over a million agents out there, so how do you find a good one? Whether you are starting from scratch, or vetting names you received from friends and family, here are four steps to help you find a good agent online. Read more

Questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents

Questions to ask when interviewing real estate agents

Getting ready to interview real estate agents? Here are some questions that you should be asking to ensure you pick the right one. Read more