The Dos and Don'ts of Caulking Windows

Caulking windows  — to give them a finished look (inside and out) and seal out leaks and drafts—is a fairly common DIY task. But if done incorrectly, it can lend a sloppy, amateurish look. Caulk is not a design element; it should blend in with the window and be...
First Time Home Buying – Defining Your Budget

First Time Home Buying – Defining Your Budget

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to buy your first home. Maybe it’s because you’re tired of renting and you want a place you can call your own. One thing’s for sure, once you’re ready, Dana Ganci can help you master the home buying process with ease. Let’s...

Are Lending Standards Too Loose…Or Too Tight?

With home values appreciating at record rates, some are concerned that we may be heading for another housing bubble like the one we experienced a decade ago. One of the major culprits of that housing boom and bust was the loosening of standards for mortgage credit. In...

When Is A Good Time To Rent? Not Now!

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home, but nobody ever asks whether or not it’s a good time to rent. Regardless, we want to make certain that everyone understands that now is NOT a good time to rent. The Census Bureau recently released their 2018 first...

Buying A Home Is More Affordable Than Renting In 54% Of US Counties

According to ATTOM Data Solutions’ 2018 Rental Affordability Report, “buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 240 of 447 [or 54% of] U.S. counties analyzed for the report.” For the report, ATTOM Data Solutions compared...