1. Negotiating Home Fixtures: Who Gets What?

    Before buyers make an offer, they’ll want to be clear on what stays and what goes with the house, as well as what’s up for negotiation. In general, buyers keep anything permanently attached to the house. However, in some markets, there can be a gray area when it comes to appliances and custom-bu…Read More

  2. FHA Borrowers Get Help Funding Solar Panels

    A growing number of lending programs are helping homeowners pay the upfront costs of solar panels. One lender, Guild Mortgage, an independent lender, recently announced a program that allows home buyers to lump the costs of solar panels into an FHA loan. California residents will be the first to hav…Read More

  3. Why Underwater Owners Still Pay the Mortgage

      Despite the enormous gains in the housing market, and the rapid surge in home prices in recent years, nearly 2 million people still owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth. Throughout much of the housing downturn a decade ago, the plight of underwater borrowers sparked fierce deba…Read More

  4. Student Debt Kills Ownership!!!

    Student loan debt is creating a barrier to homeownership. About 45 million people in the U.S. have student debt, with the average borrower owing more than $30,000, according to Student Loan Hero, a resource for managing education debt. Nearly one-fifth of borrowers owe $100,000 or more, according to…Read More

  5. Selling your home in a sellers market

    There are many reasons to sell your home, relocating, moving into something bigger to accommodate your growing family, or even a smaller home because you’re prepping for retirement. Regardless of the reason, nothing can replace the value and expertise of a Realtor. At Paradise Realty we have Realt…Read More

  6. Top 10 Things To Boost Curb Appeal for $100 or Less

    Give your home a little facelift this spring. Whether you’re thinking about selling or just looking to brighten your house, here are the top 10 low-cost ways to up your home’s curb appeal. 1. Paint Your Door A fresh coat of paint might just do it. It covers up smudges and dirt which helps makes …Read More

  7. What you need to know about buying this Spring

    Every year during spring Real Estate does something, it blossoms. Due to low inventory, high prices, and rising interest rates, buyers are finding it a little difficult getting into starter homes. Here is what you need to know to help you. Prices are higher than ever in starter homes High demand cau…Read More

  8. How to Set a Budget for Your Mortgage

    Buying a house is probably going to be the biggest purchase and investment that you make in your lifetime. It's important to get the numbers right. Buying a house that's too big for your budget can end up stretching you to the breaking point. It's happened to many homebuyers before you, and all too …Read More