Dian's Stories

It’s always hard to predict how long it will take to find a home to buy. Given the current low-inventory environment, it may take you longer than it would in a balanced market that has enough homes for sale to satisfy the current buyer demand.

Patience needs to be a key component of your home search mentality. Even if a home you like a lot comes along quickly in your search, other buyers may have the same idea. You could end up in competition. If you aren’t the winning bidder, don’t let disappointment immobilize you.

Apr 1
Why it's wise to reveal all 'bad' information upfront
Mar 25
Inflation, credit and cash-outs could undermine housing affordability
Mar 18
4 factors to consider before committing to a large renovation project
Mar 4
Not all material defects are deal-breakers
Feb 25
How to transform a real estate eyesore into a cash cow
Feb 18
Despite inconvenience, setup offers benefits when buying replacement home
Feb 11
Too many contingencies can put buyers at a competitive disadvantage
Feb 4