Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Home Buying Category

Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog – Home Buying Category: Blog posts from the Patrick McCarthy Real Estate Blog that were categorized as Home Buying.

17 09, 2019

Home Mortgage Options for U.S. Military Members and Veterans

By |2019-09-19T15:32:32-04:00September 17th, 2019|Advice, Home Buying|

If you’re currently serving in the United States military, or if you are a veteran who served in the past, you have a number of home-buying benefits that are available to you. These include mortgage loan options. For instance, with a Veterans Administration home loan, there are looser credit requirements. So, these loans can be [...]

3 09, 2019

Looking for a Senior Community in Bowie or the Surrounding Area? What You Need to Know Before Your Make a Commitment

By |2019-09-05T11:15:12-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Home Buying|

If you’ve been thinking about downsizing and are focusing on moving to a senior community, there are some things you need to know before you move forward. These include physical, financial, and emotional factors. First and foremost, not all senior communities are apartment or condo-style. In fact, there is a wide range of single-family senior [...]

16 07, 2019

Faced with a Bidding War on Your Dream Home? How to Get the Seller to Pick You – Even If Your Offer is for a Lower Price

By |2019-07-18T12:31:23-04:00July 16th, 2019|Advice, Home Buying|

After searching the area for months, you’ve finally found the perfect home for you. But unfortunately, there is someone else who also feels the very same way, and you’re now on the cusp of an outright bidding war. Now what? While a bidding war is typically a seller’s dream scenario, the reality is that it [...]

2 07, 2019

Think You Can’t Afford to Buy a Home? You May Actually Be in a Better Buying Position than You Realize

By |2019-10-04T14:20:12-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Advice, Home Buying|

Photo by Mark McClure for the Sightline Institute Middle Homes Photo Library. Used with permission, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. If you have the itch to convert from a renter to a homeowner, but you’re afraid that you can't afford the monthly costs, you could resort to “house hacking” in order to [...]

26 03, 2019

Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time? Be Careful Not to Make These Common Mistakes

By |2019-03-27T16:01:17-04:00March 26th, 2019|Advice, Home Buying, Home Selling|

Moving to a new home – even if it’s within the same zip code – can be stressful. But if you’re in the process of both purchasing and selling a home, not only can your nerves on be edge, but you could end up making some serious mistakes. Here are some of the most common [...]