Author Archives: Andrew Ford

    • Winterize Your Home

      Here is a complete checklist on how you should prepare your home this winter.   You may also like: 5 Reasons to Sell This Winter Effectively Sell Your Home in…

      Written by Andrew Ford
    • BUILD YOUR CREDIT UP

      Tips on how to establish and maintain positive credit   REVOLVING CREDIT Use only 10% of your available credit limit to ensure that you maximize the potential of your credit…

      Written by Andrew Ford
    • How Does an Appraisal Differ From a CMA?

      I get asked all the time about appraised values and what they mean, so today I’ll explain how appraisals work and how you can get a valuation of your home without actually paying a lot of money for an appraisal. When buyers obtain a mortgage loan to buy a house, the house in question is required to have an appraisal. Basically, an appraisal is an independent home valuation that banks order through a third-party company who supplies the appraiser. How is this different from a CMA, though? To find out, watch my latest video.
      Written by Andrew Ford
    • Can You Buy a Home Without a Realtor?

      I keep getting more and more questions from potential homebuyers about whether they need a Realtor to help them through the process or not. I thought I’d just talk a little bit about all of the things a Realtor can and can’t do for a homebuyer.
      Written by Andrew Ford