Home Buying Tips

Can You Purchase A Home After Bankruptcy?

Posted by on 05/18/2016 at 7:01 am

  Perhaps the title above is a bit misleading—anyone can purchase a home…if they have the money. The problem is getting a lender to approve a mortgage when you have a bankruptcy on your record. No need to despair, however, as many previous homeowners who have needed to file have been able to obtain financing, […]

First Time Homebuyers Quick Tips: How To Get That Down Payment

Posted by on 04/14/2016 at 7:03 am

  Remember back to when you purchased your first home….the excitement of touring Open Houses, the hours researching local neighborhoods, the thrill visualizing how you will decorate the living room, and, of course, the stress of just how to come up with that all important down payment! Somehow, you were able to gather the money […]

I’m Sorry, What Do All Those Letters Mean?

Posted by on 03/25/2016 at 7:27 am

  Whether you’re a first time home buyer or have moved in and out of more houses than you care to remember, we’re willing to bet there were times when you had some trouble following the common lingo bantered about real estate agents. All those abbreviations and letters can be confusing, so we decided to […]

You Want To Buy A House…Now What?

Posted by on 03/01/2016 at 7:15 am

Were you overlooking your tax statements recently and were a bit disappointed to see your refund—if you were even getting one—was much smaller than you had anticipated? Maybe you’ve finally reached the point where you’re tired of writing checks to your landlord only to realize you could be investing in your own home. Perhaps the […]

Safety Tips For Homebuyers

Posted by on 02/18/2016 at 6:42 am

Hello readers! We received such a positive response from last week’s article involving “Safety Tips For Home Sellers”, but one of our diligent readers contacted us inquiring about safety tips for homebuyers. We agreed those looking to purchase a new home should also be reminded of common safety tips, therefore we’ve decided to dedicate this […]

More Responses To Your Burning Real Estate Questions

Posted by on 07/21/2015 at 2:22 pm

Hope everyone is having a great summer! Maybe you’re kicking back poolside browsing our blog, or perhaps checking us out on your iPad or tablet on a long road trip. Hopefully, you’re beating the heat in some air conditioned comfort. Regardless of how or where you’re accessing our site, we’re happy you decided to drop […]

A Few Minutes With CBI’s Elaine Spies

Posted by on 06/11/2015 at 7:57 am

This week, we continue our ongoing series spotlighting the talented, dedicated members of the Coldwell Banker Innovations team.  Today we spend a few minutes getting to know Elaine Spies as she details how she became a real estate professional, her most embarrassing industry moment and why she decided to join the CBI crew!

Introducing New CBI Agent David Yoder

Posted by on 05/21/2015 at 10:12 am

The team here at Coldwell Banker Innovations continues to grow! We recently had a chance to sit down and talk with our newest agent, David Yoder, to discuss how a former marine got involved in the real estate business, why he chose CBI and the nearly supernatural abilities of his grandmother! You won’t want to […]

Do Your Homework Before Moving Day

Posted by on 05/14/2015 at 12:43 pm

Thanks for stopping in again! We hope you’re finding our ongoing series regarding your big move helpful! In the first installment we discussed whether you needed to hire a moving company or it made more sense to handle things yourself. Next, we provided some simple decluttering tips intended to make your move that much easier. […]

5 Tips To Decluttering Before Your Move

Posted by on 05/08/2015 at 9:26 am

Hello again, and thanks for returning to the Coldwell Banker Innovations series “Everything You Need To Know When Moving”. Last time we discussed how to decide if you needed to hire the services of a moving company or if it made more sense to do it yourself. This week we’re going to provide some very […]