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  • SIRVA Mortgage Launches New Website

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our newly designed website After months of hard work and dedication, we are proud to take another step on our mission to provide our clients and customers with a world-class experience from beginning to end.
  • Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

    So, you’ve bought a home…now what? It doesn’t come with a manual on how to take care of it. You’ve probably heard your friends complain about unexpected issues and catastrophes that end up costing them an arm and a leg – which they chalk up to “home ownership”. Well, what if you could avoid some of these big issues by staying on top of your home maintenance – would you do it? Of course you would. So, grab your calendar and a pen and write down reminders for yourself.
  • How to Start the Home Buying Process

    Congratulations are in order if you’re about to embark on the exciting adventure of homeownership! If you’re trying to figure out where to start, let us help! There are a few things you can do to get yourself organized before you even think about talking to a mortgage consultant or a real estate agent.
  • Should I Get a Second Mortgage or Home Equity Line of Credit?

    Lots of people talk about getting second mortgages. But second mortgages, while they have some attractive features, aren’t always the best option. You and only you can decide whether a second mortgage is right for you. These suggestions may help.
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    How to Take a Cool Listing Photo

    If you’re thinking about going the For Sale by Owner (FSBO) route or you’re trying to prep your home for professional pictures – either way, you’ll need a few photography tips in order to show your home in the best light (literally).
  • Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent

    If you’re extra budget conscious, you might be thinking about selling your home on your own. Before you make a final decision on whether you will use a real estate agent or not – you should consider a few things first.
  • The Difference Between a Loan Rate & APR

    Buying a home can seem mysterious. There’s a whole new lexicon of words that you need to learn in order to make sure you’re making the best decision. Here’s one that people often don’t understand clearly – the difference between APR and loan rate.
  • Big Red Flags When Buying a Home

    If you’re thinking about relocating your family to a new home, you are probably feeling a mix of emotions. Moving can be an exciting time to start fresh, but it can also come with its share of worries and stresses. One of the biggest worries is that you might move into a home and realize that there are big, costly problems with the home (that your inspector didn’t catch).
  • Top Benefits of Buying a Home

    If you’re going back and forth in your mind on buying a home, here are a few things to consider when weighing the pros and cons. Thank you to National Association of Realtors (NAR) for providing us with these graphics and data.