Category: The Daly Blog
Is Buying a Fixer Upper Worth It?
Buying a home is a big goal for many people. Homeownership, though, is very expensive and comes with many costs. Coming up with a downpayment, alone, can seem like a daunting task. If you have a dream neighborhood that has an excellent school district, you may find it can be costly. Buying a fixer-upper can... Read More
What Are Credit Scores And Why Are They Important?
The word credit score is only associated with taking out a huge loan for many people, while others have never heard of the phrase before. The truth is, credit scores are soon going to affect so many parts of your life, so it is best if you stay informed. If this is your first time... Read More
Types of Mortgages
Types of Mortgages If you live in the 21st century and are interested in buying a house, then the word ‘Mortgage’ might have come up in various situations. A mortgage is mainly a financial institution loan for purchasing a home or a property for a specific need. It is possible to secure a mortgage loan... Read More
Renting VS Buying: Which is Better?
Renting vs. Buying – Which Is Better? Are you a renter, and you’re not sure whether to take the plunge into homeownership? Does the thought of buying a home make you feel anxious because of the uncertainty? Many people, just like you, are undecided and choose to remain a renter. Becoming a homeowner is a... Read More
FAQ For First Time Home Buyers
You don’t wake up one day and decide to buy a house. The decision to buy a home is something you should take time to evaluate your options. It’s essential to familiarize yourself with the house-buying process and what’s required to be a homeowner. Your house-buying decision should be arrived at after an in-depth evaluation... Read More
Qualifying for a Home Loan
Types of Home Loans: If you are currently renting, you may be considering purchasing a home. The qualification process is not nearly as difficult as you may believe. Your actual qualification is based on the type of loan you choose. Private lenders offer conventional loans but there is no government guarantee. Private lenders also offer... Read More
While direct mailing may not yield a vast number of sales in a short period of time, it can result in a steady flow of clients listing with you because they first saw your name in a postcard or brochure that had arrived in their mailboxes. As a matter of fact, at least one realtor... Read More
Negotiating without an Agent
Tips There are some successful negotiating strategies you must always follow to win the game. If you are poor at asking what you want, it is much less likely that you will get it. It is also important that you save as much as possible in the process. Smart negotiation always follows a strategy. First,... Read More
Colorado Springs Valentine’s Day Events 2019
It’s hard to believe February is here in Colorado Springs. We hope you’ve had a good start to 2019, and that you’ve enjoyed all of the snow we are receiving. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we decided to create a list of a variety of options to celebrate the occasion. You’re in luck... Read More
Prospective House Conditions
When viewing a home there are some very important things to look out for, the primary one being the condition of the property. Is the Home Structurally Sound? Walk around checking the walls and ceilings for big cracks. Hairline cracks are to be expected in some places. Make sure you check the exterior for cracks.... Read More