First Team Real Estate Blog

5 Facts Home Buyers Should Consider About Backup Offers

When you are house hunting, it is common to find that a home is either already in escrow or that your offer was rejected in favor of another home buyer. In both cases, sellers are often willing to accept backup offers. This is just one of the many things your...

Closing Process: A Buyer’s In-Depth Guide

Once your offer on a house has been accepted, you have officially entered the closing process. You and the seller, or your agents or attorneys, will draw up a purchase agreement with mutually acceptable terms and conditions for the transfer of ownership and deposit...

5 Costly Mistakes Home Buyers Make

Buying a home is a detailed process that requires you to be tuned in to what could go wrong. Everything from presenting an offer to living in a house has hitches that can be smoothed away by a little awareness. Read on to learn how to avoid the following five costly...

5 Tips When Hiring A Professional For High End Home Staging

When it comes to high-end home staging, some people mistakenly believe that all home stagers are created equal and downplay the need to stage your home, effectively. To help you understand the importance of staging your home and finding a qualified stager, we talked...