Home Buying Tips

7 Promising Signs the Home You’re Buying Will Have Good Resale Value

7 Promising Signs the Home You’re Buying Will Have Good Resale Value LightFieldStudios/iStock; realtor.com While it might seem premature to think about selling a home before you even buy it, it’s important to remember that a house is an investment. And in an ideal world, investments make money—not lose it. That’s why resale value should be […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Apr 10, 2022

What Is a Buyer’s Agent? A Trusted Guide Who’ll Help You Find a Home

What Is a Buyer’s Agent? A Trusted Guide Who’ll Help You Find a Home DragonImages/iStock Ready to house hunt? It’s a jungle out there: Prepare for a flurry of paperwork, stampedes of buyers competing for the same digs, and other challenges, before you get your hands on those house keys. We won’t lie: The process […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Apr 8, 2022

Regret Buying Your Home During the Pandemic? How To Bounce Back

Regret Buying Your Home During the Pandemic? How To Bounce Back Getty Images We’ve all bought things we regret, but if there’s one purchase you don’t want to get wrong, it’s a home. Once you’re in, you’re in—no return policies allowed. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted thousands of Americans to move and buy a new home. You’re […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Mar 12, 2022

5 Reasons Pending Sales Fall Through in Real Estate

5 Reasons Pending Sales Fall Through in Real Estate Getty Images When a home’s status changes to sale pending, it means the seller has accepted the buyer’s offer and both parties are ready to move forward. Hooray! But even when all signs point to go, sometimes a home sale just never takes off. While a […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 11, 2022

6 Mortgage Tips for Single Homebuyers With Children

6 Mortgage Tips for Single Homebuyers With Children Getty Images If you’re a single parent, it’s arguably more challenging to buy a home than for those in a partnership with dual incomes. Yet it’s easy to see why so many single parents are eager to purchase a house. Beyond finding a perfect kitchen and playroom, […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 11, 2022

5 Mortgage and Homebuying Tips for Newlyweds

5 Mortgage and Homebuying Tips for Newlyweds Realtor.com / Getty Images For many newlyweds, buying a home makes their union feel even more official. After all, finding the perfect space to grow old together may seem like the most romantic thing a new couple can do. Yet much like wedding planning, the homebuying process can […]

Jack Jenkins Homes | Feb 11, 2022