Justin Burnham's Blog Posts

Justin Burnham's Blog Posts

5 Ways To Save Money And Energy This Summer
Home improvements may improve the value of your home, but they often cost you a lot more. What if you could improve your home and save money at the same time? Summer is one of the ...

7 Of The Dumbest Things People Do With Their Money Before They Buy A Home
Young Americans are delaying homeownership because they're burdened with student loan debt, waiting longer to get married and have kids, and spending more on renting. Some are stil...

5 Cities Millennials Are Flocking To
There are several places in the U.S. where millennials can be found due to the high employment rates and beautiful settings. For adults who are in their 20s and 30s, there are seve...

6 Easy DIY Projects That Will Boost Your Homes Value
Your house is likely to be the biggest investment you make over your entire life. Whether you’re planning to sell it or you’re there for the long haul, it is important to take ...

5 THINGS NO ONE TOLD YOU ABOUT MARBLE COUNTERTOPS
In a time when marble is everywhere — seriously, it's even on our walls — it's normal to want to hop onto a slab of nature's finest and never let go, especially when you start ...

25 Tips For FirstTime Home Buyers
Buying a home can be nervewracking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. Not only is it probably the biggest purchase of your life, but the process is complicated and fr...

About To Buy A HousePut Your Credit On Lockdown
Buying a house can be both an exciting and simultaneously stressful experience. One reason the home buying process tends to be so stressful for many consumers — besides the fact ...

4 Things Firsttime Homebuyers Need To Know
My wife and I are hoping to be first-time homebuyers this year. We'll likely blow our savings on the down payment and closing costs. What's the best way to handle the costs for hom...

If You Only Add 3 Items To Your Home This Summer It Should Be These
Let's not pretend we redecorate our homes seasonally. As much as we aspire to Martha Stewart–level endeavors in our home, we're not ones to swap out our heavy winter curtains for...

10 Foolproof Tricks To Sell Your Home Faster This Spring
Spring is well known to be the best time of year to sell your home. If you're planning to take advantage of the spring sales season, it's essential to give your home the best chanc...

FHA Loan Requirements For 2017
FHA loan requirements for 2017 are contained in a 1,009-page “handbook” published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. You would need at least a 20-ounce cu...

Purchase Mortgage Applications Continue To Inch Up
The volume of purchase mortgages continued to increase during the week ended March 31, but steadily shrinking refinance numbers once again pulled overall volume down. The Mortgage...

Decorating Dos And Donts For The 30YearOld Homebuyer
Nowadays, life is pretty delayed. While baby boomers love to take every opportunity to call millennials lazy, the truth of the matter is that we spend more time focusing on educati...

Home Prices Keep On Upswing In February
Home prices nationally kept on the upswing in February, rising 1 percent month-over-month and 7 percent year-over-year, according to CoreLogic®’s recent Home Price Index (HPI™...

Make Up Your Mind To Achieve Your Goals
Many of us set goals and resolutions at the beginning of the year, only to fall off track a few months in or when faced with a challenge. Growing up, whenever I said I wanted to do...

Down Payments For Firsttime Homebuyers Still In The Single Digits
First the good news: down payments among first-time homebuyers are getting slightly bigger.Now the not-so-good news: that’s not saying much.In 2009, when the National Association...

Take A Peek Inside 19 Living Rooms In Actors Homes
When actors are not on location for an upcoming movie or television show, they retire to their high-design homes around the world. In their living rooms, celebrities (and their des...

The Ideal Time To List A Home For Sale
Numerous factors impact the sale of a home—including timing.The ideal time to list a home for sale this year is between May 1-15, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. Homes ...

Why Building Rapport Is The First Step Towards Closing Almost Any Real Estate Deal
Every real estate guru has been saying this since the days of William Nickerson: Always build rapport! It might seem obvious, but it’s hard to understate just how important rappo...

Eight MustHave Apps For New Homeowners
When purchasing a new home, there’s tons of paperwork to keep track of. The last thing on your mind at closing is finding a lawn care professional or figuring out how to use your...

3 Risks And Drawbacks Of Using Home Equity When Investing
Life isn’t all peaches and cream when you are dealing with home equity loans and lines. They sound great, but you need to understand the risks inherent in such loan products. If ...

2 MortgageSaving Tips That Should Be Etched In Stone
A mortgage payment is likely to be a homeowner's biggest expense each month -- which is why it pays to do your research, hunt for savings, and secure the right mortgage for your sp...

How Owning Or Selling A Home Affects Your Taxes
Owning a home is exciting, challenging and the biggest investment of many people’s lives. It’s also a good way to reduce your tax bill.Home-related tax breaks begin as soon as ...

11 TIPS ON PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR THE RAIN
11 TIPS ON PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR THE RAINImage titleIt's no secret that California has been in need of some serious downpour. After several years of severe drought, the wait is f...

HABITS TO START NOW IF BUYING A HOME IN 2017
5 HABITS TO START NOW IF BUYING A HOME IN 2017The new year is upon us and, if you've read our last few blogs, we know that 2017 is going to be the year for many potential homebuyer...

Buy Or Rent How To Decide Which Living Option Is Best For You
Should you buy or rent? Most people ask themselves this question at one point or another, and there's no clear correct answer. Before you give up in frustration, take some tim...

3 Ways To Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger
New This Week: 3 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger ...

A FeelGood Outlook For Incomesand Housing
Americans are seeing a bright spot in their paychecks, and their housing prospects.The share of those surveyed in Fannie Mae’s recent Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) who r...

TOP REASONS TO SELL YOUR HOME IN 2017
 REASONS TO SELL YOUR HOME IN 2017Image titleIf you've been questioning selling your home, it might just be time to commit. We've been talking about it a lot...and so has ever...

Are Property Taxes Included In Mortgage Payments
Paying property taxes is inevitable for homeowners. The amount each homeowner pays per year varies depending on local tax rates and a property’s assessed value (or a yearly estim...

Its Good To Be A Seller Sales See Highest Profits Since 2007
It’s a good time to be a seller.Home sellers in 2016 saw the highest profits since 2007, averaging a 21 percent gain, or $38,206, according to ATTOM Data Solutions’ Year-End 20...

Maybe Its Time To Look For A Home With Good Feng Shui
Chinese New Year began on January 28. No one knows exactly when the first New Year celebration began in China, but it was said to start from the year-end religious ceremony during ...

Dow 20K To Benefit Housing Marketat Least Psychologically
There are many key metrics brokers look to in order to gauge how the housing market is trending. The Case-Shiller Index, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housi...

41 Creative Hacks To Improve Your Home
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