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Real Estate can be complicated, and our agents can help you whether you’re buying or selling.  They also take the time to write helpful articles surrounding real estate trends and processses.  These articles are free whether you choose to work with Premier Real Estate Agency or not, but you should totally work with us.

Get Started: When To Sell

When should you sell your house - after you buy your next one? If you already own a home, it’s a basic question and the answer is as individual as you are. Generally speaking, under most market conditions, real estate professionals advise listing your present home and...

Selling Your Home (FAQ)

Q. What do I need to know about lead paint? A. Lead was used as a pigment and drying agent in alkyd oil-based paint until use was banned in 1978. The federal government estimates that lead paint is present in 75 percent of all private housing built before then. It was...

A Guide to Buying a Home for Newlyweds

For newlyweds, the best investment may be purchasing a new home. Owning a home is a better investment than renting and can help the newlywed couple build equity, and may even give you access to some tax breaks. Now buying a home is not an easy task and is a great...

Buying Your First Home (FAQ)

Listed below are some questions that buyers frequently ask us: Q. How many homes should I plan to view and how should I make the final decision? A. Generally you should view a number of homes so you can become familiar with what you can expect to get for your money,...

Why Low Rates Aren’t Enough for Buyers

Originally posted on the Daily Real Estate News | Monday, October 13, 2014 Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and housing forecaster Robert Shiller said earlier this year that they expected low rates to serve as a stimulus to home buying this year. Freddie Mac...

What Should I Do Before Making An Offer?

So you found the perfect house. It's closer to the center of town than you thought you would get. Great schools; green lawn ... and that backyard! You don't want to lose it, you know that it's perfect for you and your family and you want to move in now! First thing to...

You’ve Opened Escrow, Now What?

Congratulations, you are on your way to owning your very own home!  Follow these suggestions (and your realtor's advice) so that escrow and settlement with go as smooth as possible. You will be asked for a down payment on the home you are purchasing.  You can choose...