Tune in here for some important tips about buying a home in 2021. You may have noticed recently that inventory in our market is low and that homes are selling very quickly. This has created a level of demand that we’ve never before seen. When a house hits the market, it’s not uncommon to see […]
Buying a home is an exciting experience, but it can feel a bit overwhelming if you don't have the right information. Check out these helpful resources about the home buying process. When you're ready, give The Howell Group a call at 205-568-5435 to tour available homes in the Shelby County, Pelham, Hoover (35242,35244), Helena, Alabaster, and Chelsea areas.
Here’s how we recommend buying and selling a home simultaneously. How can you buy and sell a home simultaneously? Most sellers want to go out and find that perfect new house first, but the issue right now is that we’re in a very competitive seller’s market. So your offer that’s contingent upon selling your home […]
Here’s what happens when a home purchase contract goes to underwriting. Today I’m joined by Zell Railey of Bank of England Mortgage. We’re here to discuss the underwriting process and how it affects homebuyers. Once you go under contract to buy a home, there is a flurry of activity for 10-15 days, then things go […]
In this post we are going to cover how to begin the process of buying your first home as well as some different mortgage options available to you during this difficult time. I took the time to sit with Zell Railey, a Loan Officer with Weber Mortgage in the Birmingham, Alabama area to pick his brain about ways that first time homebuyers can make the homebuying process easier. This post is a great source of information for first time home buyers as Zell covers a lot of great topics and shares information that buyers need to be aware about.
In our hot seller’s market, homes are selling quickly and for above asking price. Buyers need every edge they can get, and thankfully, the strongest offer isn’t always the one with the highest price. Remember these seven tips when you’re writing your offer: Earnest deposit. Put down a strong earnest deposit to show in good […]
Do you need a radon test when buying a home? That’s what we’re discussing in this blog post. Click to learn more!