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Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:36:25 -0600


Realty Wisdom: Visualize What Can Be, Not Just What You See!: 6 Examples

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:52:49 -0600

Congratulations! You've decided you, and your family, need and deserve a home of your own! However, since for most people, their house represents their single biggest financial asset, be prepared, focus, and clearly know what you seek, want, need, and differentiate between goals, hopes, and a want - list, versus needs, and actual deal - breakers.

Interested in Buying or Renting Property in Koh Samui, Thailand?

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:38:13 -0600

This article is providing readers with some insight into the idea of buying &/or renting property and living on the tropical island that is Koh Samui, in Thailand. Find out what makes this island such a popular one and get an idea of what kind of life you can enjoy if setting up camp and becoming 'one of the locals'.

6 Reasons Home Buyers Should Consult A Professional Home Inspector

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:31:40 -0600

Unless someone is purchasing a house, with the objective of knocking it down, and building another, home buyers should seriously consider hiring a recommended, quality, professional Home Inspector/ Engineer, to inspect, examine and report, on the condition of the potential purchase! While many mortgage lenders will do some sort of inspection/ review, their reasons and purposes are often considerably different, from yours! They are looking to be certain the value of the property is sufficient, to warrant a specific amount of loan, while you should be checking, to be certain, there are no surprises, etc!

How To Avoid Getting Outbid By Cash Buyers

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:44:49 -0600

Tips on avoiding getting outbid by cash home buyers. This is for millenials or people who need to get a home loan.

How to Find the Right Time to Buy or Sell a Housing

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:12:28 -0600

Home prices are cyclic, they tend to rise and fall. To buy a new home is best at the bottom, and to sell a housing is of course most favorable at the top. Here is some advice that may help you recognize these periods of the lowest and highest real estate prices.

How to Prepare for Homeownership

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:30:35 -0600

This article discusses how first-time homebuyers can prepare for a mortgage. It reviews how to improve your credit scores and how lenders calculate a borrower's buying power.

What Do You Seek From A NEIGHBORHOOD?

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:46:02 -0600

When someone makes the all - important decision, to consider buying a home of their own, it is often easy to become overwhelmed by the many considerations, etc! Obviously, one must think about their personal needs, in terms of rooms, location, etc. They must also be realistic, in terms of balancing their wish - list, from the must - haves, and do so, in order to get the most bang - for - the - buck, while paying attention to their personal finances, and knowing both what they can afford, and what they might feel comfortable paying monthly.

Is It the Right Time To Invest In a Property in India?

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 09:56:03 -0600

Demonetization raised many brows and many possible paths for the future of the Indian real estate. Some Gurus of the realty market think that the prices of the properties will go down with the cash flow becoming critical in the market. Some people think that the prices will be stable since the price of the affordable sector has already surfaced.

The FHA 203k Mortgage Process Timeline

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 09:13:15 -0600

This article reviews the steps needed to obtain an FHA 203k rehabilitation mortgage. It also provides insight on the mortgage guidelines and the documentation required by mortgage lender for this loan type.

Are You Paying Too Little for a Home Inspection?

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:27:31 -0600

Choosing a home inspection company based upon the fee is the worst way to choose who will help you finalize your decision on buying a home. Home inspection is no longer some "Bubba" working solo out of his truck. It is a serious business and you need to choose a home inspection company wisely. A home inspector offering a low fee is a red flag to look into.

5 Common Mistakes That First Time Home Buyers Make

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:44:25 -0600

Are you getting ready to purchase your first home? This can be exciting but grueling and challenging at time. Not to mention the fear that comes along with it. Renting a place is much different, you have less responsibility and worries but when you purchase a home, many things come into factor. For most people it may seem easy, they find a house that they love at a reasonable price but it is not that simple. Many of those people make common mistakes that hurt them in the long run. This article provides you with some of the common tips that most first time home buyers make when purchasing a home.

Guaranteed Home Inspection Bliss - Real Estate Tips

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:55:30 -0600

You found the perfect home, your offer was accepted by the seller, and now it is inspection time! Home inspections are very important during the home buying process. Your licenced home inspector is quite skilled at discovering underlying problems with a structure. Home Inspection Why A Home Inspection Is Critical When Buying Real Estate If at all possible, make sure you are present when he or she is going over the house. Inspectors are great at explaining all of the little features of the house, especially when it comes to the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. In addition to any problems your inspector may discover, they will also be able to show you where your water shut off valves are located.

Is It Horse-Friendly? Understanding Zoning Ordinances for Horse Properties

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:42:07 -0600

If you're considering purchasing a horse property or equestrian estate, you want to know if the property you're considering is horse-friendly! One thing you'll want to pay attention to is the zoning of the property. Here we'll help you understand zoning ordinances for equestrian properties.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Golf Course Home

Tue, 20 Dec 2016 09:41:26 -0600

So, you've decided to buy a property on a golf course or in a golf community. Congratulations! This no doubt means that you'll be close to one of your passions. Based on our experience, here are 8 mistakes we've seen golf property buyers make in the past, and thought you might like to know, so you can avoid them in your own search.

Mortgage Rates in 2016

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:35:29 -0600

Mortgage Rates - With interest rates been dramatically dropped, what does this mean for the mortgage market? It all sounds good on paper, however, what does this mean to you, if you are trying to buy or sell a home? With interest rates going down it means that banks and lenders should be that little bit more keen to lend.

Why Rent When You CAN Own?

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 09:44:20 -0600

Have you been given a notice to vacate because the landlord has decided to sell the property you live in? Perhaps you received a notice that your rent is going to increase again even though the landlord is not taking care of the property management issues in the building.

Should You Rent or Buy

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:27:45 -0600

This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of homeownership. These factors should help you determine if renting or buying a house is the best option for your current situation.

Is It Cheaper to Buy Or Build a House?

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 11:00:22 -0600

After years of working hard, you become financially stable, and decided to buy your own space which you can call your home. But then your mind is split whether you're gonna buy a readily constructed unit or you're going to have it built. Readily constructed houses Most new home buyers like the convenience offered by pre-constructed or existing homes.

Three Important Tips for Shopping for a Lakefront Cottage

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:58:45 -0600

It can be exciting to start looking for your dream lake home, but there are some important considerations you should think about first. Here are 3 important tips for shopping for a lakefront cottage.

Pros and Cons of Owning a Log Home

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:50:57 -0600

Here is a list of pros and cons associated with owning a log home. You may want to factor these into your decision when you're considering whether owning a log home is right for you.

The Insiders Guide to Buying a Lake Home

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:49:08 -0600

For those folks looking to live the lake property dream, it's important to know that there's more to consider about buying lakefront property than just drive time and whether the water's wet. Taking some time up front is critical when it comes to buying lakefront property. It doesn't take long, but there are some important things to consider. You don't want to make the mistake of moving too quickly and regretting your purchase.

Are You Shopping For a Luxury Apartment To Buy?

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:30:57 -0600

Have you ever thought of moving into a luxury apartment home? Maybe the concept of such a move seems unlikely for you and your family. Maybe you are quite happy and settled in your house in the burbs. This after all, would be a major change in your life style. However, maybe, just maybe, it may be the best thing that you could ever do for your loved ones.

Never Ignore The SCENT Of A Prospective Home

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:39:06 -0600

Most of those reading the title of this articulate, probably assumed it would be about annoying odors and other distractions, which might adversely impact a home's attractiveness. While those factors are certainly relevant, and I have touched upon them, in previous articles and discussions, the focus of this article, is on aspects, I have labelled as its SCENT, based on using the mnemonic approach/ aid to learning, understanding, remembering and recall. These are some of the factor which are sometimes overlooked, or at least considered, with a lesser degree of priority and concern.

Down Payment On A House - The Bigger, The Better

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:25:37 -0600

Buying a house soon? Are you able to offer a down payment exceeding the traditional 20%? The article below gives you reasons why you should go for it.

Why Buying Is A Better Option Than Renting

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:34:07 -0600

Home ownership is one of the ultimate dreams of many people. However, renting is an option that most of us start with when building family lives. The article presents the advantages of buying a house.

What to Look For When Attending an Open House

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:28:36 -0600

Have you been into an open house? Aside from the physical aesthetics, it is a good opportunity to inspect other elements connected to safety and functionality. This article discusses some of them.

How Much Should Conveyancing Fees Cost?

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:49:15 -0600

If you want to buy or sell your property, you may want to get help from a good conveyancer. They will help you with the legal part of the process because they specialize in property transactions. Let's find out how much you will have to pay to them for their services.

5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Get a Mortgage Broker When Moving House

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:29:07 -0600

We all know that there are a lot of costs when buying a property, you have the deposit, conveyancer, survey, estate agent, removal company etc...

Top Tips That Help You Buy All Types of Properties

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:38:10 -0600

While considering investment in a commercial or residential property, there are certain things that you must be highly particular about, right from the very beginning. Discussed below are some points that will enlighten you about how to make your move towards buying the property of any type and nature- The area in which a property is located matters more than anything else, when it comes to making any investment. Your investment will come to you with expected revenue results only when you think upon the right kind of location.

Imagine Buying Your First Home and Loving Every Minute of It

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:36:36 -0600

With the downturn that the economy has undergone, the experience of buying your first home has seemed to have transformed from a smart investment full of hope for the future into a scary and perilous financial risk. However it doesn't have to be! With some smart decisions and a little knowledge of the world of real estate, buying a home can still be a great investment. Buying a home is a process, and like any other journey, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you reach your goal safely and successfully.

Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for a Mortgage

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:04:11 -0600

This article discusses the potential mortgage pitfalls that may occur during the home buying process. Specific suggestions are offered regarding employment changes, large deposits, and new purchases.

How to Find a House With a View When Buying Property

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:03:58 -0600

Buying a house is tasking. It involves many different factors for careful consideration. Some want it chic. Some want it simple. Some may go for modern while others for contemporary. But for those who want an entirely different appeal, getting a house with a good view of nature might be the sealing factor to a deal.

Having a Successful Open House

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:45:33 -0600

Having an open house is one way for your real estate agent to show the house to several potential buyers at the same time. It can be the difference between receiving few to no offers to having several offers on your home.

Reasons to Buy an Unfinished House

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:43:46 -0600

Most of the times, home buyers are attracted on the overall appearance of a house. The selling price, if not a primary factor, becomes secondary to it. But how about an unfinished house? Is it possible that buying such kind can bring some benefits to a home buyer. This article will attempt to uncover those benefits for your understanding.

Buying Short Sale Homes - Pros and Cons

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:36:35 -0600

When homes are listed as short sale homes they are usually the ones that is on the path to becoming a foreclosure home and the lender wants to sell the property, maybe even at a loss. This may sound like a good idea as you may be able to get an excellent home at a fraction of what it would cost if it was being sold on the regular market. As with anything, there are always pros and cons.

Buying an Older Home - Pros and Cons

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:21:01 -0600

When looking at houses for sale some prefer newer homes but some prefer the charm of an older home. If you are considering purchasing an older house for sale there are pros and cons of doing so.

How Much To Pay For A House? 5 Key Considerations

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 07:13:00 -0600

There are many variables, which go into a potential buyer's decision, to purchase a specific house. Some do so from an emotional gut - feeling, perspective, which I strongly recommend against, being the only factor considered. Others look solely at price, without considering many other, related, relevant factors.

What You Need To Know About Buying A Home After Bankruptcy

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:57:54 -0600

This articles provides some insight on how to purchase a new home after someone goes bankrupt. There are several ways to make it easier to buy a house for those with little to no credit and this articles gives some tips and financial advice. Also, it provides some things to consider when buying a home after bankruptcy.

Owning Is A Wise Investment

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:47:41 -0600

Don't settle for renting a place to live, not when there are downtown condos for sale! This is a very good investment and the money you spend there will be an investment. Your rent money goes down the drain each month when you pay it. When you spend that money to buy real estate though, you earn equity. You can live there as long as you want.

Tips to Follow When Looking at Homes for Sale

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:12:00 -0600

Looking for a new place to call your own? When checking out homes for sale, make sure to do your homework, but don't forget to have some fun, too.

Hints and Warnings When Looking for a New Home to Buy

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 07:08:27 -0600

One of the most traumatic experiences for any family is the buying of a new home. In this day and age, it pays to be aware, cautious and take notice of any hints and warnings that come your way in the course of buying your new home!

How You Should Spend to Buy a Home

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:12:58 -0600

Buying a home is one of the massive investment a person makes in his or her entire life. The decision to purchase that home has some serious consequences not only for you but the whole family when it comes to financials for many years to come.

Real Estate Agents: Do You Know And Understand Your BUYERS?

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 07:08:53 -0600

Most real estate professionals, traditionally, get to know and understand their sellers, far better than their potential buyers. For example, in New York State, every buyer can either be represented by an agent who represents the seller, or the buyer. A selling agent owes his allegiance to the homeowner, either because he is the listing agent, or broker's agent.

Your Guide To The VA Home Loan

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:08:25 -0600

Consider this: a mortgage program offers certain Americans a home loan with a zero down payment and no private mortgage insurance requirement. In addition, closing costs are limited and if the home is newly constructed, the builder must supply the buyer with a one-year home warranty.

Tips for Finding the Right Realty Company

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:16:19 -0500

We all have said this at some point of time that "I will buy my house." We all wish to find a company that helps us buy within budget even if it is in a state of disrepair and requires some refurbishing and repairs.

Know About The Top Things To Keep In Mind While Buying A Flat

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:20:44 -0500

Importance of choosing reputed builder. Select best real estate developer out of many.

The Ins and Outs of a Home Warranty

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:37:53 -0500

This article discusses the benefits and drawbacks to purchasing a home warranty contract. Warranties costs and coverages vary greatly, their coverages can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

Keeping Your Home Buying Wish List On Track

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:31:40 -0500

Although experts in the real estate industry continually suggest the importance of seeing a lender before doing anything else with regards to purchasing a home, many buyers don't. Instead, they merrily attend open houses, mine Internet real estate databases and hound real estate agents to show them homes that they may not even qualify to purchase.

A Checklist For The First-Time Home-Buyer

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:30:40 -0500

Like shopping for anything expensive, shopping for a home requires research and a game plan. When you have a list of steps to take, the process will be far less perplexing and far more enjoyable. You'll also be more successful if you have a strategy as a first-time home-buyer, so let's take a look at some of the initial steps to take to get you into that new home. Check them off as you complete them.

The Appraisal: What You Need to Know When You Buy a Home

Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:09:08 -0500

The seller of that home you are about to purchase no doubt thought long and hard about how much to ask for it. She consulted with her real estate agent who spent some time poring over statistics and the prices of recently sold homes in the area to come to a rough estimate of the home's value.

The 7 Steps For Smarter Home Buying

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:19:53 -0500

The majority of Americans state one of their financial and life goals, is owning a home of their own. However, while some do so, many others fail to reach their goals. There are many reasons for this, including financial, credit, personal situations, family issues, uncertainty, indecisiveness, or lack of planning, amongst others.

Tips for Buying Your First Home

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:48:51 -0500

Purchasing a home for your family is achievable. It's not easy and you will need help.

Negotiate Your Way Into Buying the New House

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:26:16 -0500

Negotiation is an art and science. Not everyone is good at it and it cannot be learned reading a few articles. It needs continuous efforts. Buying a house is a big financial decision. Every buyer wants to make the best of his investment, in fact, he wishes to get the house more than the budget.

The 2 Things You Must Do Before Closing On That Home

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:54:18 -0500

Once upon a time, in a sleepy little town in Minnesota, a man with big ideas and lots of vacant land decided to build a subdivision. The problem he faced was that his parcel was zoned for commercial development. City leaders, however, were more than accommodating when he asked for a zoning change on enough of the land to build 170 houses. The rest of the parcel retained the commercial zoning designation.

Are You Pre-Approved or Pre-Qualified For Your Home Loan?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:22:35 -0500

What is the difference between loan pre-approval and loan pre-qualification, and exactly how does the difference affect the home buyer's ability to purchase her desired home? Why are these concepts important and timely when considering buying real estate? Do you really even need to be pre-approved or pre-qualified by your lending institution in order to secure a home loan?

Don't Throw Away Money When Buying a Home

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:06:14 -0500

Most home buyers are inexperienced with the many financial aspects of buying a home. Do you realize that you can negotiate better terms and price after being under contract? Besides home insurance, do you know you can protect yourself against large financial expenses, such as HVAC (central air conditioning) repairs or replacement for as little as $500/yr?

Tips For Selecting A Mortgage Lender

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:14:55 -0500

It's hard to find a perfect mortgage lender. Their are many things to consider when trying to find that perfect lender. There are many options out there so make sure you think about the following: large or small lender, referrals, potential lenders, compare and think beyond the rate, get your credit score in shape and always read the fine print.

The First 6 Things Home Buyers Should Do Before They View Houses

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:40:19 -0500

Congratulations! You've made perhaps the biggest decision of your life, and you've decided it's time, to buy your own home. While this is an exciting period of time, when people are faced with facing their own fears, as well as numerous potential outside obstacles and challenges, what you do next, may often differentiate between a somewhat smooth - sailing journey, versus one filled with far too many trials and tribulations.

Why Are You BUYING A Home?

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 06:57:29 -0500

Unless there were buyers, homeowners would never be able to sell their homes! These individuals have many different reasons or motivations, and both, they, as well as the real estate professional, should identify, understand and address the specific reasons, an individual has, for wanting to own his home! However, in my more than a decade of acting as a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in the State of New York, I have rarely, if ever, heard anyone ask, or even mention, this issue/ factor.

Turning Dreams Into Reality: Five Steps in Considering Waterfront Homes

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:43:18 -0500

Waterfront homes offer the buyer a chance to own property ideal for pursuing favorite water-based pastimes and sports. When shopping, consider the storage area for one's jet skis or boat, the cost of insurance, and the size of the surrounding land.

Five Things to Look for When Searching for Homes for Sale

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:37:52 -0500

Searching new homes for sale in your area can feel overwhelming if it's your first time. Try these five tips to find your next house quickly and easily.

Four Factors You're Forgetting to Look for When Browsing Homes for Sale

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 07:34:47 -0500

When browsing homes for sale, it's better to be thorough than to make an investment you might regret. Here are four factors you're probably forgetting to look for when buying a new house.

First Find Local Parks When Looking for a New Home

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 09:11:25 -0500

You have to take a lot of factors into consideration while looking for a new home, but proximity to local parks should be near the top of your list. No matter who you are, living near one can have a positive effect on your health and the health of your family.

Four Ways to Choose Between a New or Pre-Owned House For Sale

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 15:10:18 -0500

Choosing the right house for sale can be tough. Here are some of the pros and cons to help future homeowners decide between new or pre-owned homes.

Retiring And Buying A Condo In Certain Areas

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:18:04 -0500

If you are planning on retiring and buying a condo, there are rules that may have an effect on your purchase. It is important to understand these rules about buying a condo in certain areas.

The First 6 Steps Potential Home Buyers Should Take

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:05:20 -0500

It seems you've waited a long time to make this decision, but you finally determined owning your own home is something you want! For some, this is a smooth, easy process, while others find it to be stressful, and a trying time. As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in New York State, I have attempted to condense 6 basic steps (or tips) for every new, potential home buyer, to carefully and thoroughly consider, and pursue.

You Might Want To Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:26:05 -0500

If you're considering retiring in the next 8-10 years then you might want to start considering to buy your retirement home! If you buy it early there can be significant financial benefits. This is especially true if you're planning on getting a mortgage.

What Exactly Does "AS IS" Mean In Real Estate?

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 11:46:24 -0500

What exactly does "AS IS" mean? Well depending on who you ask it means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. How do you find out what it really means? Ahhh read on!

Buying A House: 5 Things Can Lead to the Buyer's Remorse (And How to Avoid Them)

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:01:34 -0500

Buying a home is not the end of the story, this is the beginning of the new chapter. Many people are happy to get their home of dreams, but some unfortunate ones do not feel as cheerful. The reason is the buyer's remorse. They think that they are not getting the worth of the money spent.

Get Pre-Approved Before Buying Your Next Home

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:45:47 -0500

This article discusses why the mortgage pre-approval process should be completed prior to searching for a home. It also details some the possible financial changes that may occur during your home search that could result in a mortgage denial.

The Drawbacks Of Investing In Existing Construction

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:27:10 -0500

When purchasing homes, buyers always have the option of investing in units that have already been built and lived in. In certain instances, this can be a very inexpensive way to build an impressive investment portfolio. In other cases, however, it can actually open the door up to a host of costly problems. Following are some of the drawbacks that people often face when opting to purchase existing construction.

Don't Waste Your Time!: Get A Mortgage Pre-Approval

Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:45:12 -0500

You've made that very personal decision, to consider buying a house of your own! You may have put off this moment, for a variety of reasons, including; indecisiveness; geographic; job-related; financial, etc, but now, you think, you're ready! So, what should you do first!

What Are The Closing Costs When Buying a Condo or House in Toronto?

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:21:22 -0500

When buying a condo or house in Toronto, the last thing anyone wants to think about are the closing costs. Unfortunately, closing costs are a standard part of the buying process and cannot be ignored. When you purchase a house or condo in Toronto, there are a range of costs beyond the price of the home, some of which can substantially increase the amount you are paying.

Why Home Buyers Must Both Be And Use A Home INSPECTOR

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:15:36 -0500

Many home buyers buy their homes far more, from an emotional standpoint, than from a logical, clear - cut one! While this is understandable, since so many of our memories and treasures, are associated with the place we live, doing so, haphazardly, or recklessly, can be a dangerous mistake. Beware that while most homeowners, who are selling their houses, are honorable, nice people, there are some, out there, who lack that same high level of integrity.

Be Extremely Cautious Buying Repossessions: My Fools Mistake of Buying Without a Broker

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:14:37 -0500

What a lot of people don't realize is that buyers and sellers lose their minds to their emotions. It happens to all of us. I've seen solid business people turn to mush while selling their own homes, where logic slips out the window. We want the deal so bad, that we forget, or opt-out, of asking questions and follow a sequence that is in our best interest.

Should You Buy Or Rent Your Home? 6 Factors To Consider

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:28:00 -0500

Whether someone is a first - time home buyer, or someone who recently sold a house, and looking for another, real estate professionals, are often asked, whether the individual, should buy, or rent a place to live. Rather than providing a simplistic, basic, one - size - fits - all, answer or response, let's review some of the considerations, factors, etc, will might affect one's approach. In an attempt to remove the emotional factors (which is almost impossible, when it comes to the home - finding process), this article will review 6 factors, which might be relevant to one's very...

Guide to Buying Your Property - FAQ

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 11:09:18 -0500

This article gives a detailed guide to the different aspects of buying a property. What are the documents that you should verify? What is the difference between build up area and carpet area? What is a stamp duty? These and many more such vital information that you should look for before buying a residential or commercial property.

Real Estate Buyer Agents Must Recognize Clients' PERCEPTIONS

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:08:53 -0500

In most states, those buying a home, may opt to work with either a Selling Agent, or a Buyers Agent. When working with the former, the relationship, is one of being a customer, because the representative is legally working for the homeowner. Although ethically he must provide you with honest, ethical, truthful service, his final allegiance, is with the seller.

Look Beyond The Seller's Odd Choices To Find A Bargain Property

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:26:39 -0500

Glaring and ugly choice of paint? Exercise equipment cluttering up the kitchen? Weird and unsightly family photos located all over the house? Don't let it bother you or affect how you see a bargain property.

Home-Buyers Make Sure You Don't Forget These 6 Things

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:25:59 -0500

Many home-buyers are very diligent when it comes to studying up before they make their purchase. However, far too often 6 very important things go overlooked. These common oversights can result in you losing money, wasting time, and cause unnecessary regret. Now, let's make sure you know about these common oversights, so you can make sure they don't happen to you!

3 Tips To Help Protect Your Earnest Deposit

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:25:20 -0500

The required amount of your earnest deposit varies depending on the local real estate market and the state itself. Usually, it'll be anywhere from a few thousand dollars up to three percent of the agreed price of the property; some areas may even require up to 10 percent.

Is A Starter Home Right For You?

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:10:53 -0500

When you're looking for the right home you might find yourself with an endless sequence of choices. House or condo? Suburban or city center? But there is one particular choice that bothers a lot of first-time buyers. Should I buy a starter property or a home to last for years to come?

Stunning Resort-Inspired Developments In The Philippines

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 09:57:16 -0500

We understand that because of the impressive number of real estate developments flourishing in today's market, finding the right home and investment may be overwhelming especially for those who are new in the business. Now, if you are one of those people who usually has the itch to run off to the beach or constantly needs a vacation, then you are in the right place. Today, we've rounded up 5 noteworthy projects that will surely satisfy your wanderlust without the need to leave the city.

6 Common Pre Existing Roof Conditions A Home Buyer Needs to Ask About

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 09:30:03 -0500

Ask about these 6 topics before you buy a home. A professional roofer offers these simple topics to ask the realtor before you consider buying a home.

4 Important Checks Before First Time Home Purchase

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:58:44 -0500

It can be quite exciting to finally be in a position to purchase your very first property especially if it is a home. It will definitely have taken time and money saving to finally reach a stage where you feel ready for your first home purchase. The best you can do therefore is to ensure that you do not end up plunging into the property market blindly. You want to get the best value for the money you put on your home. To have a smooth purchasing experience, there are checks that are most important.

3 Brief Tips When Checking Out Real Estate Properties

Mon, 01 Aug 2016 09:14:00 -0500

So when do you plan to finally have your own house? Before thinking about that, know what the experts say in order to make sure you invest in the right property.

10 Misunderstandings Of Home Buyers

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:09:36 -0500

There are many misunderstandings about the home buying process. This article provides some information about the home buying process. Real estate is local, make sure you have a great real estate agent to help you through this process.

Making an Offer on a House for Sale

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:17:42 -0500

Whether it is your first home or your fourth, finding a house for sale that you like and want to buy can be pretty exciting but you should not do it in haste. There are certain things that you should consider before you make an offer and then sign the purchase deed.

Purchasing Property From a Developer

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:53:41 -0500

When buying property overseas you can purchase a residential or commercial property that is already built or purchase something that is under construction. If you choose something that is currently under construction there are several factors you should take into consideration before you make your final decision. First and foremost is the developer's reliability. Make sure that you make enquiries as to their record and reputation before making a commitment to buying property that they still have under construction.

Buying Property Overseas

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:52:19 -0500

When buying property overseas it can be a demanding task including the possibility of several problem areas along the way like tenancy laws that can be complicated, financing, condition the property that you want to purchase is in, working with an inexperienced broker, etc. It is important that you deal with the procedure of buying property overseas in a systematic way to help reduce any hassles that could accompany the process.

Looking to Buy a Bigger Home For Less? Let's Make It Happen!

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 08:58:07 -0500

Compact housing options have actually gotten very popular in recent years, but if you could have the amount of space you were actually looking for at the price you wanted you'd be happy right? Exactly. You might be surprised by the different options available to you! So here are some ways you might be able to find some more space without breaking the bank. If you have any additional questions feel free to shoot me an email or leave your contact info and I'd love to get back to you.

Shopping for a Home - New or Previously Owned?

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:19:32 -0500

New homes - Today's new homes offer more reasons than ever before to invest in them. Whether homes or condos, there is much to be desired. Here are the main reasons why so many home buyers prefer new homes to used houses.

Considerable Things While Buying a Prefab Container House

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:34:47 -0500

If you have decided to buy a prefab container house, then make sure that you consider the accompanying. These are vital to guarantee you get the right one.

How to Purchase a Vacation Home With Friends or Family

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:32:49 -0500

You want a cottage by the sea, a chalet by a ski run or a lodge in the woods. But vacation homes are quite expensive, and most of us don't have the time to care for a second home in addition to our primary residence? So, here is an idea: Split the financial obligations with a family member or friend! This article covers most of the important steps to learning how to purchase a vacation home.

5 Walk-Through Tips for Home-Buyers

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:59:41 -0500

One of the most important steps in the process of buying a home is the final walk-through. This is where the buyer can confirm the house is in the same condition he/she has agreed to buy it in. It's also an opportunity to ensure that the agreed upon repairs, if any, were made as specified and nothing has gone wrong with the house since he/she last looked at it.

Eight Things You Should Never Say When Buying a House

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:24:15 -0500

Seeing something that you love (or hate) can cause you to blurt out all kinds of things when buying a house, some of which you may regret. Because while you can (and should) at all times be upfront with your real estate agent, you might not want to be quite so forthright around the sellers (or the listing agents working for them).

Clean Up Your Credit Score to Buy a New House

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:56:54 -0500

Buying a house is a dream come true for most of us. It is a practical and a financially wise decision as well. No wonder the real estate market is ever buzzing with activity this year. However, as much as we love the idea of buying a house, the high amount of money involved can make some of us weary about the process. The most basic step in buying a house is planning your budget. Based on income and savings, one can get an estimate of the price of house they can afford.

First Time Home Buyer Basics

Fri, 08 Jul 2016 06:53:22 -0500

This article details each step in the home buying process. Knowledge and preparation are the keys to decrease frustration and delays when buying a home.

Home Exterior Considerations To Make Before You Buy

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:23:45 -0500

When you're house hunting it's very easy to focus in on certain attributes of a house that you find appealing. Unfortunately when you narrow your focus in on the things that are perfect about the house, you'll often overlook some important things in the process.

Buying A Home As A Newly Married Couple

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:22:24 -0500

At the start of a relationship, couples talk all the time, from music to travel and everything in between. However, as a married couple you should have a serious conversation about your finances and credit scores.