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5 Skills Every Realtor Needs to Succeed

5 Skills Every Realtor Needs to Succeed

5 Skills Every Realtor Needs to Succeed Written by Cameron Odom Jun 15, 2021  Uncategorized  realtor As long as homes remain the sweetest spots of the earth, the real estate industry will always be relevant. After all, the realtors have the keys to...
TikTok – An Untapped Resource

TikTok – An Untapped Resource

TikTok – An Untapped Resource Written by Cameron Odom Jun 1, 2021  Uncategorized  TikTok If you are anything like me, you probably downloaded TikTok as a joke towards the end of 2019. I was a senior in college, and everyone kept joking about this...
Unavoidable Property Value Tankers

Unavoidable Property Value Tankers

Unavoidable Property Value Tankers Written by Cameron Odom May 5, 2021  Home Buying  property value One of the most overlooked aspects when buying a home is future property value. Property value can fluctuate with cosmetic flaws such as a bad paint...

3 Life Saving Tips for a Successful Move

3 Life Saving Tips for a Successful Move Written by Cameron Odom Apr 12, 2021  Home Buying  moving tips Photo by Ketut Subiyanto via Pexels Managing a move can be a daunting task. Figuring out what goes with you and what goes to Goodwill, all while...

3 Ways to Win a Bidding War On a Home

3 Ways to Win a Bidding War On a Home Written by Cameron Odom Mar 31, 2021  Home Buying  bidding war The start of 2021 brought great uncertainty to the housing market. With 2020 setting record-low mortgage rates and homes flying off the market (CNBC,...

Budgeting Tips to Save Up for a Home

Budgeting Tips to Save Up for a Home Written by Cameron Odom Mar 18, 2021  Money Management  budgeting tips Buying a home is a huge milestone in life! It is the first time you are out on your own and can make changes to your living space. You can...

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips Written by Cameron Odom Mar 4, 2021  Uncategorized  cleaning tips With Spring quickly approaching, you know what that means. Spring cleaning! It is a time where everyone goes through their home to get rid of old things, sweep up...

What to Look For In a Home If You Have Pups

What to Look For In a Home If You Have Pups Written by Cameron Odom Feb 24, 2021  Home Buying  Unlike most rental homes or apartments, owning a home gives you freedom when it comes to your furry friends. You’ll no longer have to worry about whether...

Buying a Home: What You Should Do First

Buying a Home: What You Should Do First Written by Cameron Odom Feb 18, 2021  Mortgage 101  pre-qualification letter Buying a home is one of the most exciting experiences in our lives, but we find ourselves wondering, “Where do I begin?” A common...

Ways to Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger

Ways to Make Your Small Space Feel Bigger Written by Cameron Odom Feb 15, 2021  Uncategorized  Home Organization When purchasing a home, we typically come up with a check-list of everything we want and need. But as many homeowners know, we sacrifice...

How to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home

How to Add Curb Appeal to Your Home Written by Cameron Odom Feb 10, 2021  Home Buying  home buying A common idiom that many live by is to never judge a book by its cover. Unfortunately, not many people practice this rule when buying a home. Potential...

Closing Costs – Explained

Closing Costs – Explained Written by Cameron Odom Feb 2, 2021  Mortgage 101  Closing Costs What Are Closing Costs? Closing costs are one of the most important aspects of your journey to purchasing a home. You may have heard of them from your...

Home Inspections

Home Inspections Written by Cameron Odom Feb 2, 2021  Home Buying  home inspection One of the most significant days leading up to buying your future home is the inspection. Home inspections are designed to inform the buyer of possible problems with the...

Cash-out Refinances

Cash-out Refinances Written by Cameron Odom Jan 25, 2021  Refinance  perfect time to refinance What are cash-out refinances? When people hear the word refinance, the first thought that comes to mind may be a lower mortgage rate. However, there are...

More People are Moving!

More People are Moving! Written by Cameron Odom Jan 15, 2021  News  #KEYNEWS In a recent study, Atlas Van Lines concluded that millions of Americans moved in 2020. More specifically, 23 states remained balanced while 12 recorded as outbound and 15 as...

How to Build Credit to Buy a Home

How to Build Credit to Buy a Home Written by Cameron Odom Jan 7, 2021  Money Management  building credit If you are a potential home buyer, your credit score plays a large role in your future house payment and whether you are qualified to purchase a...

What is a 15-Year Fixed Mortgage?

What is a 15-Year Fixed Mortgage? Written by Cameron Odom Oct 28, 2020  Mortgage 101  15-Year Fixed | Conventional Loans What is a 15-year fixed mortgage? In the mortgage industry, there are a variety of different loans that help match borrowers...

How to get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

How to get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Written by Cameron Odom Oct 28, 2020  Mortgage 101  Pre-Approval Pre-Approved = Preferred Buyer When shopping for a new home, the first step a borrower can take is to get “pre-approved” for a mortgage. Sellers...

Understanding Disclosures

Understanding Disclosures Written by Cameron Odom Oct 28, 2020  Mortgage 101  Disclosures Two Primary Documents As a borrower, you’ll quickly understand the back and forth communication and constant exchange of documentation with your lender during the...

Types of Mortgage Loans

Types of Mortgage Loans Written by Cameron Odom Oct 27, 2020  Mortgage 101  Loans What is a mortgage? A mortgage, by definition, is a debt instrument secured by the collateral of specified real estate property, that the borrower is obliged to pay back...