4 Books for First-Time Homebuyers

4 Books for First-Time Homebuyers

Whether you’re buying your first home, or you’ve been here before, it doesn’t hurt to stay educated on the ins and outs of the home buying process. We have 4 books for you that range from quick-reads you can finish in an afternoon, to comprehensive works that you can pour over again and again during your home buying process. 

Should You Buy a Home with a Homeowner’s Association?

Should You Buy a Home with a Homeowner’s Association?

HOA’s – some people love them, some loathe them, and some have no idea what they even are, or why some communities have them and others don’t. We’re going to break down the pros and cons of living in a neighborhood with an HOA so you can make a decision about whether it might be right for you, and you’ll know what questions to ask BEFORE you buy your next home.

7 Things You Should Know About Homebuying in a Seller’s Market

7 Things You Should Know About Homebuying in a Seller’s Market

The real estate market is looking at what is called a seller’s market. That’s when inventory is low and pricing is creeping up because of heavy competition. There are often multiple offers on a single home, and homes are falling under contract within days and even hours of coming on the market. Just because it’s a seller’s market, doesn’t mean you should wait on that dream home. EPM is here with the hot takes on how to handle a seller’s market as a homebuyer.