19 September 2016
When you're ready to put your home up for sale, you will most likely want to get as much as you possibly can for the house. This may cause you to not use a real estate agent and try selling the home as FSBO (for sale by owner). This can save you money by not paying a commission to the seller's agent, which goes right back into your pocket. However, this could end up costing you money in the end, even though you save on the commission.
31 August 2016
You may have been searching for real estate to buy when you finally found the perfect one, except you found out one small detail about it that has you questioning your purchase. You discover that the home you found is part of a homeowner's association (HOA). If you're unfamiliar with homeowners associations, here are three things to understand before you make an offer on your potential dream home. There Are HOA Dues
31 August 2016
Are you wanting to buy a new home? Have you started looking at houses but you're having a hard time making a choice? When you hire a realtor, he or she will be able to find houses for you but you're the one that ultimately has to choose which one to put an offer on. To help you decide which house to pick, here are some questions to ask about the houses that you're interested in:
18 August 2016
Real estate lawyers have some very specific job responsibilities, the least of which is making sure their clients' rights are protected when the clients purchase property. However, real estate laws in almost every state differ, and therefore a real estate lawyer has to know something about the game of selling real estate. If you are considering transitioning from real estate agent into real estate law, you are actually making a better career choice than just diving into real estate law first.
12 August 2016
Owning a number of small office buildings can be a challenge, particularly if you have another job or business that demands your time. A commercial property manager can help you manage your buildings, but you have to ensure that you find a manager who is a good fit. Use the information below to determine whether you're recruiting the best manager to help you. Ask About Other Properties Managed When interviewing a particular commercial property manager at a management company, you'll want to know a little about their work history.
5 August 2016
An enthusiastic look at different homes for sale can eventually lead to a serious interest in a few specific houses. While you might be focused on the interior of the homes and the features that they offer, it's also important to think about the community you'll be moving into. Here are two things you should check out when you're considering different houses for sale. Community Events Of course, once you move into a particular house, you'll want to take advantage of the different activities and events in the community.
30 July 2016
If you're finally ready to purchase your first home, you might not be prepared for the amount of paperwork that's going to be required. In the past, borrowers were able to obtain a home loan with little documentation to prove that they could afford the home they wanted to purchase. Those days are long-gone. Today, lenders require documentation on everything. The stack of paperwork you'll need to provide will be quite expansive.