Four Tips To Consider Before Buying A Fixer Upper


Buying a home is part of the American dream. There are a lot of home renovation shows on television that can make the task of remodeling a home look enticing. Unfortunately, it can also turn into a downer when you end up sinking much more money than you expected because the home requires a lot more TLC than previously thought. Anything from termites to a cracked foundation can turn your fixer upper into a money pit.

8 August 2016

Four Features To Look For In Your Dream Luxury Home


Luxury homes offer upscale living at its finest, and finding the right luxury home means looking for the features that are meaningful to you. As you shop for your new dream home, look for some of these features to make your house an escape from the outside world. Smart Technology The home of the future is here with smart technology. Luxury homes today are built with high tech features which can be controlled by your mobile device.

27 July 2016

Do You Have Enough Cash To Buy A House? Adding Up The Cash Requirements


If you're hoping to purchase a home soon, you're probably saving like mad to get the required down payment. While the down payment is usually the largest amount of cash that you need to close on a home, it isn't the only cash you'll need. In addition to paying for home inspections before closing, you will need to have cash on hand for the following at closing, depending on your purchasing terms and the arrangements you have with your lender.

11 July 2016

2 Ways A Home's Price Can Be Affected After An Offer Is Made


Once you make an offer on a home that is accepted by the seller, the price is not set in stone. There are several things that can happen that will actually affect the price that you pay once the deal is finished. Be aware of these 2 things that can alter the price. The Home's Appraisal Value A home may have been sold for $50,000 over the list price, but that does not mean the home is worth that much money.

30 May 2016

3 Things To Consider Before Buying A Tiny House


In an effort to save money on living expenses, many new buyers are making the choice to invest in tiny homes as opposed to larger single family properties. If you want to join the tiny house movement, it's important that you make sure you are prepared to face some of the challenges associated with living in a small abode. Here are three things you should consider before finalizing the purchase of a tiny house in the future.

10 May 2016

Four Ways To Improve Upon Your Home Listing


Before you decide to actively list your home, there are a few things you can do to make sure that your property is appropriately represented. The better your listing is, the more likely you will be to attract prospective buyers. This is especially true in real estate markets that are extremely competitive.  1. Take Professional Photographs A professional photographer and home staging company will be able to make your home look move-in ready to prospective buyers.

25 April 2016

4 Tips For Renting Your Vacation Home During The Off-Season


Renting your vacation rental home in the summer is a great way to turn profit on a home that you are not currently using. However, keep in mind that you can also rent out your vacation home during the off-season, which may be beneficial for you if you are not going to be using the home during this time. Here are four tips for renting your home during this time:

31 March 2016

Three Modern Marketing Strategies Your Realtor Should Be Using


If it has been a long time since you've bought or sold a home, you might be surprised by all of the changes that have occurred in real estate sales and marketing tactics. Simply listing a house in the paper won't do it anymore. In order to ensure you find a buyer promptly, it's important to know a bit about modern real estate marketing strategies – so you can look for an agent that uses them to their benefit.

23 February 2016

3 Good Reasons To Hire A Commercial Real Estate Agent


Was your building completely destroyed after getting struck by a tornado and now your business is at a standstill? Waiting for your building to be rebuilt can take a long time, but you can get your business back up and running as soon as possible if you invest in a new building with help form a commercial real estate agent. Discover three ways that a real estate agent can assist with getting a new building to run your business in.

16 February 2016

Buying A New Home? Ask Yourself These Two Questions


Chances are that the biggest purchase that you'll ever make is your home, which is why it's so crucial that you put a lot of thought into this decision. You want to be completely satisfied with your choice, and know that you can afford to pay off the home for the foreseeable future. That's why you should start the home buying process by asking yourself these two questions. Do You See Yourself Staying In The Home For At Least Five Years?

16 February 2016