Tolechia Lane's Blog Posts

Preparing To Purchase A Home

When Preparing to Purchase a Home the First Step is getting your finances and credit in order. Mortgage Lenders Review you Credit History, Employment Status, Income and Debt to qualify you for a

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Down Payment And Closing Costs

Did you know that when you purchase a home, pay your down payment and closing costs, the money isn’t gone?!You’re literally investing the money and flipping it!!  Think of it as a

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Building A Great Credit Profile

I re-built my credit and my husband credit without using Credit Repair from the 500s to the mid 700s. Here are the steps we took.1. Sign up for Credit Monitoring Service to view your credit scores

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My Journey To Home Ownership

When I first started my journey to home ownership, I realized quickly that it was going to take work on my part after sitting down with a real estate agent and going over the numbers. I was shocked

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Tips For Home Buyers Looking To Purchase A Home In 1 To 2 Years

1. Sign Up for a site that allows you to monitor your credit scores, credit reports and dispute any inaccuracies.Here's one that I use Score Sense, there's a monthly fee involved, but there are

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Top 7 New Years Resolutions For Home Sellers

With the start of the New Year, thoughts naturally turn to change. If one of your New Year’sResolutions is to sell your home, then making the right resolutions can help you sell your homequickly

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Fireplace Design Trends

The long evenings of the winter months invites families to stay home and enjoy the warmth oftheir own home. Naturally, attention turns to the fireplace as both providing extra heat and asthe focal

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Comparing New Construction Vs Resale

New construction home developments have sprung up across the country. They showbeautiful new designs in both living spaces and exterior details. But there are also goodreasons to consider a resale

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The Average Cost Of Common Home Upgrades

Is your home ready for a face lift? Over time, even the trendiest look will become outdated and stale. You know you want to make some changes, but aren’t sure how much to budget for the changes

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Tips To Raise Your Credit Score

Buying a new home is an exciting time. It can also be stressful if you are unsure about your credit or know that your credit is not as high as you’d like it to be. Your credit score is one of the

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How To Find Your Dream Home When Inventory Is Low

You’ve heard the rumors; it’s a “Seller’s Market.” Well if you are actively searching for a new home, you know that it’s true. The low inventory of homes for sale has made things

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Top Home Improvements With The Best ROI

You already know that your home does not look like the pictures in the home magazines. Ifyou’re ready to list your home, you might be wondering if you should do some homeimprovements or upgrades

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Most Popular Flooring Trends In 2018

Flooring is one of the best ways to give your home an update. Today there are moreinnovative and durable options for floors than ever before. 2018 design trends are seeing awide variety of new

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Mistakes To Avoid On Your First BuySell

If this the first time you're considering buying a home, or selling your first purchase, there are a lot of possible challenges you can end up facing. Having the right agent can ensure you're able

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Why You Need An Agent For New Construction

Are you ready to buy a home and considering going in the route of new builds? It may seem like an easy enough process, where you get to call the shots of how you want your dream home to be, but

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Why Now Is The Time To Buy

If you have been considering purchasing a home, you may be curious to know if this is the right time in the market to make your move. The market is fast changing, with new laws coming into play,

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10 Staging Tips To Get Your Home Sold

Ready to sell your house? Here is a few staging tips to get your home prepared for the market. When listing a home that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions, you want to make sure

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The Incredible Joy Of Owning Your Home

If you haven't bought a home yet, you're missing out on a wonderful feeling! That moment when you walk through your doors, throw your purse or keys on the floor, plop down on your couch and breathe

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Why Rent If You Can Buy

Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. Yet a large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Consumer reports

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Debunking Myths To Home Buying

Finally ready to make the transition into home ownership? That's awesome, and in this exciting time you can be turning to friends and family for an insight into the process. However, there seems to

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