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Category: First Time Home Buyers

    Lending Made Easy

    By Stephanie Prescott | May 22, 2023

    Borrowing money to buy a home or property is common.  There are various ways you can position yourself financially to purchase a home. The abundance of options can make it hard to decide, but we recommend taking a higher-level perspective first to know what is best for you. What is Lending? Lenders are individuals, groups, or... Read More

    Budgeting Made Easy

    By Stephanie Prescott | May 15, 2023

    Budgeting is work but there are tools and resources available to make it easier.  The objective is to have a balanced budget. What does that mean? It means that you are taking the time to spend within your means by budgeting your funds in advance. Only spend with a plan! That will make achieving a... Read More

    4 steps to buying a home for newlyweds

    By Stephanie Prescott | March 29, 2023

    Buying your first home together is exciting. However, it’s important to carefully choose a mortgage that meets your needs both now as well as in the future. These steps can help you get the mortgage that works best for you. 1. Have an honest conversation with your spouse Newlyweds often know a lot about each... Read More

    How to budget for a home purchase

    By Stephanie Prescott | March 6, 2023

    It may be alarming to you when changes are coming down the pipeline regarding interest rates if you are trying to buy a home.  However, we want to share why now is an excellent time to buy a home and how to budget for a home purchase.  Since 2005, the market in Laramie County has... Read More

    When to begin budgeting for a home purchase

    By Stephanie Prescott | February 20, 2023

    As real estate agents, we aim to help you through home-buying. Common questions we receive from buyers are typically related to budgeting. One particular question is when to begin budgeting. You may be eager to buy a home but have yet to start the preparation. Then, when you begin to look into the financial positioning... Read More

    5 Top home buying tips from your friendly local Realtor®

    By Adrianna True | February 15, 2023

      When you are ready to buy a home? Follow these helpful tips! Buying a home can be a big step, and whether it is your first home or your second home, vacation home or investment property things are much easier with a Realtor on your side. Here are some ideas I recommend for buying... Read More

    The What-ifs of Life

    By Stephanie Prescott | February 8, 2023

      Too often, in the world of purchasing, we make decisions that will affect us long down the road. Some decisions are made on the spur of the moment. This would be like getting EVERYTHING your toddler possibly wanted or asked for while in the grocery store. Yet, he or she then manages to yell... Read More

    Which lender to work with

    By Stephanie Prescott | February 6, 2023

    Real estate agents can help you find the right home on the market and navigate the transaction process. By working with a real estate professional at RE/MAX Capitol Properties, you can access networks spanning financial advisors, builders, contractors, inspectors, and more. They can help connect you with professionals who can assist you through the process,... Read More

    Which financial vehicles are the best fit

    By Stephanie Prescott | January 30, 2023

    Did you know that you can buy a home using various financial vehicles? You do not have to have all the cash ready and set aside to buy a home. You can tap into a number of financial vehicles. While an all-cash offer can speed up a transaction timeframe because you don’t have to go... Read More

    Saving Up Cash For A Home

    By Stephanie Prescott | January 20, 2023

    Saving for a house is hard work (and might take a bit more time than you want it to), but you can do it! And we’ll show you how. Is It Better to Pay Off Debt or Save for a Down Payment First? If you have any debt, hands down the smartest thing you can... Read More