Coldwell Banker Gosslee

Mortgage FAQ's

Answering all your mortgage related questions!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on August 05, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Home Buying
Buying a home isn't for the faint at heart. It's a process and for the most part, it takes time. And while it's fun checking out the homes on the market, you always want to start by checking out what kind of mortgage you are comfortable with. (This way you aren't falling in love with a home that is out of your budget - and instead, falling in love with one that is!)Today, we are answering the FAQ's that we get the most concerning getting a home mortgage. Let's get started! How do I know if it’s time to b... read more

How To Be Competitive in a Bidding War

Wining the Multiple Offer Game
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 03, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Home Buying  Home Buying Tips
One of the most stressful situations in home buying occurs when other buyers are competing for the home you want. To make an offer on the perfect house only to find out you have entered a bidding war is certainly frustrating. It doesn’t happen often, but if there is a shortage of homes for sale, or you are looking in a particularly sought-after area, it’s a possibility. In our current local housing market, inventory is lower than we've seen in a very long time and the demand is extremely high due to the... read more

How to Tell if a Home has Good Resale Value

Make Sure You Are Making the Right Investment
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 19, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer
Most people never think about selling a home before they buy it. The average home buyer will purchase based on an emotion, a memory, or even an impulse. They can live in the house for years and be completely happy, but issues may arise when they try to sell the home down the road. This is when they discover that others see the home's fanciful features as a fatal flaw. Markets are constantly changing, but it's so important to check out the ways that you can tell if a home is going to have resale potential:1. Gr... read more

7 Things You Can Do To Qualify For A Mortgage

Now is the time to INVEST!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 04, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer
Interest Rates are at an all time low and right NOW is the time to buy. The question isn't "Is right now a good time to buy a home?" The question is "Do I have all my ducks in order so that I can take advantage of these historically low rates?" If you are thinking about buying a home this year and aren’t sure if you will qualify for a mortgage, there are several actions you can take to improve your chances of being approved for the amount you wish to borrow. Lenders look at more than just your credit rat... read more

The Top Reasons You Should Stop Renting Now

Renting isn't as carefree as you think!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on March 16, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Rent vs Buy
We have all heard the great renting vs buying debate for years. There’s always a group of people that have the “I love renting” mindset. If something goes wrong, they shrug it off because it’s usually not on them to fix it. We get it. There are tons of us that own properties and remember a particularly bad experience when something went wrong (at the worst possible time). Because it’s true: when you rent you don’t have to fix it.However, renting isn’t as hands-off as many p... read more
Real Estate Links Our Domains