Donna Merrill's Blog Posts

Relationship Saving Strategies for any Couple buying a house!

Relationship saving strategies for any couple buying a house! Talk about expectations.Buying a house is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make.  There are alot of emotions

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Tips on how to sell your home quickly.

Tips on how to sell you home quickly. Stage your home.  Move as many items as you can to a storage unit.  Such as furniture and unnecessary decoration to make rooms appear

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Should I do a home inspection?

Should I do a home inspection?Yes,  It's tempting in this market to forgo a home inspection to make your offer more appealing to a seller, but it's a risk and some loans do require a home

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How much money will I need to buy a home?

How much money will I need to buy a home?Most lenders require 3% of the loan value for your down payment.  This can vary based on your credit score, income and loan type.  Ask your

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How long does it take to buy a home?

How long does it take to buy a home?This depends on the type of loan, time searching for a home, seller timeline and inspection issues. Once you do find a home and your offer is accepted,

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Why is a pre-approval so important?

Why is a pre-approval so important?With this fast past competitive ever changing real estate market every detail could make the difference if a seller will choose your offer.  It's

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