Interested in a Home Refinance? 2 MORE Facts You Should Know
Amid the current pandemic, many people are focusing an increasing amount of time and attention on their homes and homeownership, whether it be to make home improvements, to purchase their first home, or to find a new residence that offers more ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 28, 2021 in Financing
Want to Refinance Your Home? 3 Surprising Facts You Should Know
With current historically-low mortgage interest rates, you may be interested in refinancing your home. While this can be a wise financial move, here are three facts about the process that you might find surprising.
It Can Cost Thousands to ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 25, 2021 in Financing
5 Contingencies Every Seller Needs to Know
When your home is on the market you look forward to the day when it grabs the attention of a buyer and you receive a firm offer. You should be aware, though, that buyers’ offers can often come with contingencies. Here are some of them you ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 20, 2021 in Selling Your Home
3 Ways to Speed Up Closing When Selling Your Home
When your home is on the market and you’ve got a serious buyer with a firm offer, you want the deal to close smoothly and quickly. As a seller, here are three things you can do to help expedite the process.
Resolve Any Title Issues
You need ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 17, 2021 in Selling Your Home
2 Things That Could Slow Down Closing on a Home
As a homebuyer, once you find the house of your dreams you want to close on it as quickly as possible. These two things, however, could pump the brakes on the closing process.
Not Getting a Mortgage Preapproval
The most common reason for a delay in ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 14, 2021 in Buying a Home
Best Places to Donate Clothes and Household Items in Long Beach
When moving from your old home to your new residence, everything can’t always go with you. If you’re ready to part with items you don’t need, consider donating them to these worthy causes.
Women Shelter of Long Beach
Posted by Allison Van Wig on February 11, 2021 in Tips and Tricks
The New, Post-Pandemic Face of Home Design
Would you be surprised to learn that purchases of home improvement items spiked by 71 percent in June 2020? During that same month, home renovation site Houzz reported a 58 percent year-over-year increase in home renovation service requests....
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 8, 2021 in Design Features
Don't Neglect These 3 Maintenance Tasks When Selling Your Home in Lakewood
Details matter to house hunters, and ignoring maintenance tasks you may think are inconsequential could be stumbling blocks in your path to a sale. Be careful not to overlook these three tasks.
Putting Away Seasonal Outdoor Items
Although your home ...
Posted by Allison Van Wig on February 3, 2021 in Buying a Home
2021 CONTRACT CHANGES TO SELLING & BUYING A HOME
2021 Brings Contract Changes for Buying or Selling Real Estate
When lising your home to sell, it is all about how much you net at the close of escrow. The list price and contract sale price with some companies is not the only thing that can ...
Posted by Concierge Van Wig & Associates on February 3, 2021 in Market News