Christopher Garguilo's Blog Posts

How Long Do You Need To Save for a Down Payment?

One of the biggest hurdles homebuyers face is saving for a down payment. As you’re budgeting and planning for your home purchase, you’ll want to understand how much you’ll need to

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Real Estate with Mr. G - Livestream Broadcast, Saturday 4-17-21 at 7 pm.

Real Estate with Mr. G, Livestream Broadcast, Saturday at 7 pm. 2021 - 5 Real Estate Myth Busters The current real estate market is quite different from a year ago. Listings are receiving multiple

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Tax Refund + Stimulus = Home Ownership Video (Click on Graphic)

Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Checks May Help You Reach Your Homeownership GoalsApril 15, 2021If you're ready to buy your first home, your tax refund and stimulus savings may cover more of a down

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Why This Is a Great Year to List Your Vacation Home

As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacatios we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on

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93% of Americans Believe a House Is a Better Investment Than Stocks

A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the Federal Reserve reveals the net worth of homeowners is forty times greater than that of renters. If you’re

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Some Buyers Would Rather Have a Smaller Home

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller HomesOver the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to reflect on what we consider most important in our lives. The place we call home is one of the

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Four (4 ) Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to ForeclosureThere has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million households currently in

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Top 4 Reasons to Own a Home

Owning a home can have an incredible impact on your quality of life. Let's connect if you're                            ready to

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Tax Refund + Stimulus = Home Ownership NEWSLETTER

<!doctype html>*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* Your Tax Refund and Stimulus Savings May Help You Achieve Homeownership This Year  If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down

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Multigenerational Housing Is Gaining Momentum: Infographic

Some HighlightsIf your house is feeling a little cramped with the addition of adult children or aging parents, it might be time to consider a move-up into a multigenerational home that

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Most Recent Jobs Report: What Does It Mean for You & the Housing Market?

Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a very encouraging jobs report. The economy gained 916,000 jobs in March – well above expert projections of 650,000 to 675

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Homeownership is Chock Full of Financial Benefits!

Homeownership Is Full of Financial BenefitsA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today

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Tax Refund + Stimulus = Home Ownership

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, saving for a down payment is one of the most important steps in the process. One of the best ways to jumpstart your savings is by starting with the

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Yes, it's a seller's market, but you shouldn't try to sell on your own.

In a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known as For SaleBy Owner, or FSBO) instead of working with a trusted

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Defining a Seller's Market

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the

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Is Owning a Home Still Considered Part of the American Dream?

Since the birth of our nation, homeownership has always been considered a major piece of the American Dream. As Frederick Peters reports in Forbes:“The idea of a place of one

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