Posts Tagged ‘buying a home’

Meet Carol Halstead

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Here is a little bit about me.  I am a licensed real estate agent within the states of Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota.  I hold My CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation and am currently serving as Iowa CRS Leadership Chair. I have lived and worked in Iowa, Montana and South Dakota and have moved with, away…Read More »

On the Road Again: The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Congratulations! Buying a home is an exciting time for every family. The next step is packing up your current home and moving into your new one. Moving can be overwhelming but, luckily, we have a checklist to help you make your move efficient and organized. The Ultimate Moving Checklist: 1. Disconnect all utilities: Before you move schedule…Read More »

Finding that your home is larger than you need?

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Looking to right-size?  Want an alternative better suiting your present lifestyle? You’ve waited patiently, 18, 25, maybe even 30 years, and it’s finally happened–all of your kids are out of the house. Now that you’ve had some time to enjoy your freedom, you may have discovered that all of those extra bedrooms make your home feel a little empty, and…Read More »

Your Credit History

Friday, June 20th, 2014

A credit score is a numerical expression based on a statistical analysis of a person’s credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of that person. A credit score is primarily based on credit report information, typically sourced from credit bureaus.  This number helps lenders and others predict how likely you are to make your credit payments…Read More »

How to Decorate Your Home on a Budget

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Buying a home is expensive, but decorating doesn’t have to be. You can decorate a home that shows off your style and personality without breaking the bank. Use these tips to decorate your home on a budget. 1. Make a Budget: Before you start shopping, create a budget that makes sense for you. How much are you…Read More »

Barb Maxon Testimonial from Cutsinger

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

It was a pleasure to work with Barb Maxon from start to finish. She was easy to communicate with and very professional. It was a great experience! Cutsinger

Home Buying Tip | Home Inspections

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Congratulations! You’ve made an offer, even reviewed all the documents the seller has provided regarding the condition of the home. But, you have one important step before you finalize your real estate offer, one that will help to avoid a costly home buying mistake. Hire a professional home inspector to give the house a standard inspection…Read More »

Making An Offer

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Making An Offer On A Home: Once you have found your dream house, it’s time to get started with the financial and contractual side of the purchase. Let your CENTURY 21 ProLink professionals guide you through this process. Purchase contracts vary in length and terms from state to state, and within a state, from locality to locality. Because you…Read More »

Steps To Buying A Home

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Follow these steps to buying your first home: Choose a REALTOR® A licensed real estate agent will help you determine your house needs, show you homes, help you negotiate an offer and educate you through the entire process.  It’s best to choose just one REALTOR® to work with. They will understand your situation more fully…Read More »

Vanessa Lefler-Larned Testimonial from Heilman

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Vanessa does a wonderful job, we found a house in record time and closed at our convenience.  Heilman