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Keep the homebuying momentum

4 Ways to Keep the Momentum in Your Home Search

We all know what it’s like to lose steam while you’re chasing a big goal. The excitement you feel at the beginning of your journey doesn’t last as long as you’d hope, especially when you start running into challenges. When that initial burst of inspiration fades, don’t give up—let determination take over.

Shorten Your Home Search

4 Ways to Speed Up Your Home Search

If it seems like you’ve been house hunting forever without any luck, don’t be discouraged. Finding the right home is an extended process, and it takes most buyers longer than they expect at the beginning. Even so, there are things you can do to make your search go faster. Here are four suggestions we think will help you shorten your home search:

Find a house before anybody else

5 Ways to Find Your Ideal Home Before Anyone Else

By the time you see a listing for a home, who knows how many other buyers have seen it too? In a competitive housing market, the seller might receive dozens of offers before you have a chance to visit the property in person. To snatch up the right home before anyone else does, you have to act fast—and early. Here are five ways to uncover good housing prospects before other buyers do.

Home Inspection

Appraisals and Inspections Guide

It’s a common mistake to assume home appraisals and inspections are two different words for the same thing. Despite their similarities, each one serves a different purpose and has a different process. Let’s go over what appraisals and inspections are, how to arrange them, and why both are important.

Pick the Right Neighborhood

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Searching for the Right Neighborhood

There’s no such thing as a universal “perfect” neighborhood. One person’s paradise may be a nightmare for another. The important thing is finding the right neighborhood for you. Here are five questions you should ask yourself while house hunting to make sure you’ll love where you live.

Keys to Buying a Home

3 Key Factors for Buying a Home

Envoy is ready to make your home buying journey as fast and painless as possible. Here are the three main indicators that you’re ready to buy a home: