Category Archives: How To Real Estate Tips

May 03, 2022

Are you tired of renting and throwing your money away each month?

If you’re like most people, you dream of owning your own home. But how can you afford a down payment when you don’t have any money saved up? Don’t worry – there are several ways to buy a home with no money down.

When it comes to purchasing a home purchase, there are a number of different financing options…

March 28, 2022

You have a few different options when it comes to selling your home without using a real estate agent.

1. Sell your home to a cash buyer.
2. Hire a real estate attorney to help manage the transaction for you.
3. Sell your home for sale by owner, doing everything yourself.

So, let’s look at all three of these options and weigh the pros versus the cons to see which one might work…

January 25, 2022

Thinking about waiting for the real estate market to crash before you buy a home in this competitive market? Spoiler alert, we don’t think the market is going to crash! In this episode we are interviewing Armen Manokian with Coastline Mortgage to discuss why we think the market isn’t going to crash and why now is still a great time to buy a home.

James Bowerman:
Should I buy now or…

January 28, 2021

How to Hire a Listing Agent

Hi everyone, this is Real Estate Q&A with James Bowerman at the Real Creative Group of Douglas Realty. And this month we’re answering the question “How to hire a listing agent?”

1. Agency

A licensed real estate agent can work with a buyer or seller in a real estate transaction. There is no separate license required, but it does require a different…

October 12, 2020

It’s October and temperatures are finally starting to cool down, but the real estate market is still red-hot, especially if you’re a buyer. Most home buyers are going to be competing when a new home comes on the market because of the low inventory. So what are the things you can do to win in a multiple offer situation? Here are my 5 tips for home buyers for creating…

April 15, 2020

Curious about the process of buying a home in Maryland?

Not sure if now is the time to make a move? Watch this virtual Home Buying Seminar where we explain all the facts on buying a home in todays market.

March 11, 2018

In this episode of Creative Connections, I interviewed Chris Case, of Case Home Inspections, about the major benefits of doing a pre-inspection and making necessary repairs BEFORE you list your home for sale.

January 10, 2018


So you’ve decided to sell your home. After choosing a realtor and doing the hard work of getting your home ready, you finally put it on the market. You get through the showings, the offers, and the negotiations to get it under contract. Now comes the home inspection. This is the buyers chance to get all-up-inside of your home. Will your home pass?

The home inspection contingency is…

December 19, 2017

What home improvements should you make if you’re getting ready to sell your house? If you’re considering putting your house on the market, I’ve got some tips for you. In this video I talk about the low cost and high impact of painting your home.

December 06, 2017

In my first episode of Creative Connections, I interviewed Brandon Flohr ( of First Financial Inc. to talk about how he helps buyers achieve the dream of homeownership.

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