Tips for Sellers

Lender


Finding a lender that is a great comminucator and adapts to your form of communication (text, phone, email) is essential. Find someone local and who is referred to you. Lenders will give you a dollar amount for pre approval. Keep in mind this $$ amount is a maximum purchase price for you. Consider spending less and having a lower monthly payment.




What kinds of yearly costs can I expect?


Homeownership is awesome but comes with added costs that can creep up on you if you are not prepared. Costs include homeowner's insurance and property taxes, both of which are escrowed into your monthly mortgage payments and which in general will increase every few years. Extra utilites such as water and sewer and trash. Maintanence costs can add up quickly, especially if you need a new roof, foundation work or a sewer line. Have reserves for emergencies. PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance); if you are unable to put 20% down on the home purchase you will have to pay PMI for the term of the loan.




Can I insert a video in my FAQ?


Yes! Users can add video from YouTube or Vimeo with ease:

  1. Enter App Settings
  2. Click the "Manage Questions" button
  3. Click on the question you would like to attach a video to
  4. When editing your answer, click on the video icon and then paste the YouTube or Vimeo video URL
  5. That's it! A thumbnail of your video will appear in answer text box




How do I edit or remove the "FAQ title"?


The FAQ title can be adjusted in the settings tab of the App Settings. You can also remove the title by unchecking its checkbox in the settings tab.





Purchasing a home should be an exciting adventure, but inevitably there will be frustration and stress along the way.  Preparing for what to expect in the process can alleviate anxiety around the journey.