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Published: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:21:41 -0500


3 Us Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2017

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:42:54 -0500

The first quarter of 2016 saw an increase in residential real estate activity, home construction and housing services. Together, these three make up one-fifth of the total overall output in the US economy of 2016, according to It's easy to see why real estate is so important in any nation's economy. Historically, housing has always powered the US economy out of recession. So, it's obvious to see why careless mortgage practices could trigger the great recession of 2008.

Home Buying Tips - Steps To Ensure That You Do Not Get Overcharged

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:49:31 -0500

It does not really make any sense to stay in rented homes, especially when you have a regular income generating profession or business. When you reach that stage in your life, it becomes imperative for you to think about buying your own home.

Photos Of Your Property Matter a Lot In Real Estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:21:47 -0500

Nowadays, real estate buyers go online to check out the houses, apartments and other buildings in their locality. Instead of visiting each of the houses in person, they just look at the pictures of the houses to get a pretty good idea of the beauty and condition of the property. This article is focused on the importance of photos of your house in real estate. Read on to how you can go about taking the photos of your property.

Houses for Sale - Improving the Market Value

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:40:15 -0500

When houses are for sale is put on the market the homeowners want to make sure that they can sell it for as much money as possible so this is why it is important that you improve the value of your home. A homeowner can accomplish this in many ways. Some home improvement projects can be expensive while others are inexpensive. When deciding what home improvement projects to do to increase the value of houses for sale the homeowner should try to look at the house from a buyer's perspective to see what they might see that would make the home worth the price you are asking.

Home Buying Negotiations - The Psychology of Placing a Counter Offer

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:54:02 -0500

At first glance of ideal homes, buyers are already keen on placing offers. But sellers can always place a counter offer. But this doesn't mean that you can't place a counter back.

Things To Consider When BUYING A House

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 07:25:49 -0600

Congratulations! You've made one of the most important, and hopefully, best decisions of your life, and decided to buy a home of your own. You've saved your money, evaluated your finances, personal situation, and needs, and determined, it's time!

How Much Down Payment Do I Need To Buy An Early Education Company?

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:30:25 -0600

The amount of down payment required for your purchase of a childcare company, daycare, Montessori, special needs school, or preschool is determined primarily by the 4 factors. Those 4 factors are discussed in this article.

Insurance Companies Want More

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 08:31:38 -0600

For years now, helping people buy a home is one of my favourite things to do. I love helping them fulfill their dream. There are a lot of details and legal paperwork involved, including making sure that the purchaser has the house covered by insurance for the act of sale.

HUD Homes for Sale - Bidding Process

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:58:19 -0600

HUD homes for sale are foreclosed properties but buying them is different from buying regular foreclosed properties. With HUD, homes for sale to purchase them you have to submit a bid and then go through a certain process before you can call the home your own. HUD is short for Department of Housing and Urban Development and they have initiative to help provide potential homeowners with assistance for housing.

Searching for Your New Home?: Carefully Consider If The Present Owner CARED

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 07:17:45 -0600

When someone makes that often - life - changing decision, to search for a home of their own, they are often counseled about finances, credit, mortgages, location, and the best Realtor, to select, to make their efforts better and more effective. However, there are some often - considered variables, which may be include certain intangibles, etc. Since you are looking at, what for many, will be their largest, single, financial asset, as well as liability, doesn't it make sense, to, at least, give it more thought, than you might automatically give, when purchasing a used car?

How to Avail Governments Grants to Buy a New Home

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 12:34:37 -0600

Buying a house requires a lot of money. Savings becomes involved. Sellers need down payment - a pretty huge fraction of money which may or may not be on the buyer's hand.

Real Estate: 4 Explanations For A Seller's Market

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:23:44 -0600

The nature and historical perspective of the real estate housing, is that there are times when it might be classified as being a Seller's Market; other times when there is a Buyers' Market; and other times, when it is somewhat neutral. The determining, underlying factor, is generally based on the economic concept, of supply and demand! Simply stated, when there are many houses available, and not so many buyers, there is a Buyers' Market.

Buying a Home - Before Making an Offer

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:26:55 -0600

When buying a home before you make an offer on it there are some things that you should consider. You want to make sure that this is the home that you want to raise your family in. Is the neighborhood is safe, schools close by, close to work, and more.

Before You Buy Your Home, Understand Your FINANCES

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:03:29 -0600

One of the most challenging, albeit, essential and important decisions, most of us make, is deciding to purchase a home of your own! This period is often a period of tension, uncertainty and nervousness, especially because, for most people, one's house, becomes their biggest, single financial asset. As a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, in New York State, for over a decade, I always remind my buyer - clients and customers, to examine and consider their personal finances carefully and thoroughly, so as to do what's best for them.

Buying a Home? 7 Important Steps to Consider While Shopping for a Home

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:11:20 -0600

Shopping for a home is unlike shopping for a dress or any other thing. It can possibly be the biggest purchase that you'll ever make in your lifetime. Thus, it involves a great decision-making skill to make sure you'll have no regrets in the end.

Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:07:36 -0600

We asked several Certified Home Inspectors what questions they would ask when hiring another inspector to inspect a property for their family or friends. Use this article as a guide to get the answers you really need to select the best home inspector.

Your Sequential Guide to Buying a New House

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:13:56 -0600

Buying your house is a big investment and you should consider some factors to make it a wise choice. Get in touch with a good real estate agent who can help you in the entire process.

First Time Homebuyer 101

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:26:45 -0600

Buying your first home is such an exciting event in your life! It's a reflection of how far you've come and it's the biggest investment you can make in your future. Just the thought of walking into your very own place for the first time can send excitement through your body. But as exciting as it can be, the process to getting there can be equally as overwhelming if you're not prepared.

Zero Down Mortgages for Veterans

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:41:49 -0600

This article reviews the basic guidelines for a VA mortgage. It also details the documentation required to apply for a mortgage.

5 Tested Ways to Learn All You Need to Acquire Landed Property in Nigeria

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:17:05 -0600

One of the smartest ways to invest your money is to own landed property. Not only can it save you money, but it can also yield steady residual income for you, and you can pass it to your offspring. Do you dream of owning your own property? If YES, know that the journey to succeeding has to start with LEARNING. Even if you have all the money you need, you will be wise to first of all learn as much as you can about real estate investment.

You Need Real Estate Investing to Achieve Financial Security: But Educate Yourself First!

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:59:58 -0600

Real estate investment has always been an attractive avenue to make money and achieve financial independence, that would eliminate the need to worry about financial down times - like the kind we're currently faced with. Unless you've been living on a remote, uninhabited island or planet, you no doubt feel the effects of the recession that has challenged the income earning ability of even the most prosperous persons, groups/organizations as well as nations.

Reasons Why Your House Isn't Selling

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:14:41 -0600

You have a sign board outside your property for months now, still no one has shown any keen interest in buying your property? What to do to sell your house? If this sounds like you, this may turn you into a helpless, frustrated buyer seeking a ray of hope.

Property and Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying One

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:23:17 -0600

Purchasing a property always seems a difficult task to do. Finding the right property that fits within your budget and suits your requirements isn't actually so difficult. One needs to check if the current market is in your favour and will fetch good returns on the investment.

What You Need To Know About Buying A House

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:51:26 -0600

For most people buying a house is a once-in-a-life time affair, and therefore needs a lot of thought and care before you commit your hard-earned money. Buying a house is sometimes very confusing and a lot of things need to be considered. You must be clear about all aspects involved in such transactions. The right thing to do when buying a house is to look for a good real estate agency. You can always look around by yourself, but there are so many intricacies in real estate - buying, that you will do well to have professionals, who do this sort of work, day-in and day-out.

Points For Purchasers

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:16:58 -0600

The true cost of a home is the purchase price plus whatever it takes to restore or maintain the home in serviceable condition. Without a professional home inspection you may not be aware of the total cost of the home you are considering. It is essential to have an idea of what to expect - which defects are major, which are minor and the approximate cost of repair, before you commit yourself.

Vermiculite Q & A

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 10:11:08 -0600

More than 70 per cent of the vermiculite ore mined in the world came from the Libby mine in Montana, which has been closed since 1990. Sold under the brand name Zonolite Attic Insulation, much of the vermiculite from the Libby mine was contaminated with tremolite asbestos.

Realize Your Dream of Luxury Homes in Los Angeles

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:00:52 -0600

Los Angeles, also called the City of Angels, is the 2nd largest city in the whole of USA. It is also the entertainment hub of the country being home to Hollywood, the biggest movie industry of the world.

How to Own Your Dream Home

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:56:51 -0600

A step by step guide for first time home buyers. There is so much information out there about buying a home. This detailed and concise is all you will need to make better choices in your home buying process

Waterfront Property for Sale - What to Consider

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:49:45 -0600

The general definition of excavating is the process of removing debris and dirt from the land by using manual labor and heavy construction equipment. Many excavating companies will specialize in certain types of excavating with each company using construction equipment that is specifically designed to assist in their particular excavation job.

Why/How Potential Home Buyers Must Address Credit: 6 Basic Steps/Points

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:56:37 -0600

You've made the decision, it's time to buy and own a house! You realize you will need a down - payment, and additional funds for closing expenses, etc. You figure your credit is fine, because you've checked your credit score, and have often been accepted for credit cards, auto loans, etc.

Research The Neighborhood Before Closing On The House

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:59:18 -0600

Are you a serious home buyer? If you are, you should be aware that you should not only be concerned with the price associated with the house. You should also know that comfortable living is not confined to the four corners of the house.

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.