Understanding Mortgage Pre-Qualification VS Pre-Approval

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home on Cape Cod, there are two terms you have probably already heard a few times: pre-qualified and pre-approved. So, you might wonder exactly what these terms mean and how they may impact your home transaction? Homebuyers purchasing property often hear they will need a pre-qualification … Continued

Cape Cod Property Tax Basics

Property taxes make up a big chunk of the total tax burden for homeowners, so it pays to have an understanding of this tax. Certainly, we need funding for public services and infrastructure, which are funded by property taxes, but no one wants to overpay. A good way to ensure you aren’t surprised by your … Continued

Property Taxes: A Guide for Cape Cod Buyers and Sellers

Taxes are, as you know, one of those two irksome but inevitable things in life. And included among the inevitable taxes are property taxes. It’s just that with these taxes, many of us don’t know as much about them as we should or could. For example, how are property taxes calculated, who pays them in … Continued

6 Things To Get Your House Ready For A Sale In Cape Cod

You thought long and hard about moving. You know it’s a stressful situation between preparing the house for viewing, packing, and making the home available for showings. Now that you have made the decision to move, it cannot happen fast enough. That is why you should do these six things to get your Cape Cod … Continued

Buying a Home on Cape Cod? Here’s Where to Start

Buying a home can be more than a little challenging. In fact, the process can be downright confusing and overwhelming, especially for first-time buyers. The chief source of home-buying anxiety is a result of knowing that it is the largest financial transaction of your life – you don’t want to make an enormously expensive blunder. … Continued

How to Prepare to Buy and Sell a Cape Cod Home Over Summer Break

Traditionally, the spring and summer months are when both buyers and sellers come out of the woodwork, and things can begin to move at a dizzying pace. To get things sorted out and stop them from becoming overwhelming, let’s cover how to prepare to buy and sell a Cape Cod home over summer break. Budget … Continued

What Cape Cod Home Buyers Need to Know About Contingency Offers

Contingency offers are common in real estate transactions, most often as protection for buyers in certain situations. With a contingency, finalizing the transaction depends on the fulfillment of other conditions or other events taking place. A contingency offer can certainly offer you protection as a buyer, but it can also create problems. Read on to … Continued