Category: Buyer Advice

The Smarter Way to Buy or Sell a Home

If you are looking to buy or sell a home this summer, Home Bay can save you thousands of dollars without sacrificing quality. Home Bay offers comprehensive home seller and buyer services for a fraction of the cost of a traditional agent. Instead of charging our home sellers a commission,

3 Must-Know Home-Buying Tips

When you’ve found the home of your dreams and are ready to make an offer, it’s time to get strategic. Use these tips to save money up front – and over the lifetime of your loan! Don’t be afraid to negotiate with the seller. How much can you

5 Things to Plan Before You Start Home Shopping

Before start hunting for your dream home, you need to make sure you’re prepared for the process. Read on to learn five things you should do before you start visiting open houses and scheduling showings. Make sure your finances are in order: There are a number of specifics mortgage

3 Must-Know 2017 California Real Estate Trends

Wondering what’s going on in the California real estate market? Need to know how current conditions will impact your home sale? Looking to buy and want to know what you’re up against? Keep reading for answers! Property is in demand: Article after article says it’s a good

5 Must-Know House Hunting Tips for Parents

House hunting with your spouse is tough enough, but for families with young children, there are so many more things you need to consider. But what should you be looking for if you have (or are planning on having) kids? Read on for house hunting tips for your growing family.

3 House Hunting Tips for Newlyweds

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…. a mortgage? If you’re recently married and are contemplating buying a home, this post is for you. Learn about the key factors you need to consider as you decide what kind of home will be the perfect setting for you and

Termite Inspection Reports: Defined & Explained

A termite report is a document provided by a licensed home inspector or pest control company that details their findings after an inspection. These reports reveal whether or not the inspector found any evidence of unwanted guests in your home. Keep reading to learn exactly what you can expect to