29 January 2016
Shopping for a new home is one of the most exciting times you can experience, regardless of whether it's the modest first place you'll own yourself or an upgrade to the dream home you've always desired. As you browse real estate listings and visit open houses, it's easy to get swept away by the home's size, number of rooms or even the features it possesses. During this time, it's also advantageous to give some consideration to location-based factors that can influence your home insurance rate.
28 January 2016
If you have verifiable income, no criminal record, excellent credit, and no pets, you are an ideal tenant for any landlord. However, many individuals looking to rent an apartment do not possess all of these qualities. Even if an apartment does accept pets, they may hesitate to accept your type of pet or the number you have. Although you may feel tempted to lie about your pet situation, this can have dire consequences, such as getting evicted or potentially having a lawsuit filed against you.
27 January 2016
Chances are, your family is not the same as every other family you know. Yet, when it comes time to purchase a new or larger home, you may find that that most of the homes on the market in your area are very similar and, by default, somewhat disappointing to the buyer in search of a perfect fit. If this is your reality as a home buyer, it may be time to consider the option of designing and building a custom home that will enhance your family's lifestyle with specific features that really fit your needs.
26 January 2016
Although recycling is a staple of environmentalism, there are some situations where it simply makes more sense to buy new. Buying a house, possibly the largest investment you will ever make, is one of those situations. Not only does buying new give you greater flexibility and fewer unpleasant surprises, but it also places you at the cutting-edge of green technology. The new homes being built today are far more efficient than the houses built as little as 10 years ago, and that increased efficiency can translate to significant savings for your family in the long-run.
26 January 2016
You're interested in getting into the world of commercial real estate, especially the art of "flipping" homes to increase their value. However, you only have enough money to invest in mobile homes. Don't fret! Mobile homes can serve as a useful way to break into the flipping market and increase your capital. But only if you know when and how. When And Why Mobile Homes Are A Good Investment Generally speaking, you're going to want to invest in mobile homes that actually have access to property.
22 January 2016
Open floor plans are becoming more and more common, especially in higher-end, luxury homes. This type of floor plan eliminates many of the walls that are traditionally placed between common areas like the living room, dining room and kitchen. While many people love open floor plans, they are not necessarily right for everyone. Explore the pros and cons of this type of floor plan to determine if it's right for you.
21 January 2016
If you want to build your own house in the next few years but you don't have the money to do it right now, you can save a lot of money and enjoy advantages if you start looking at property right away. If you are able to find lots for sale and purchase just the property, you can start making progress towards building the house. A realtor can show you property in your area in your price range, and then you'll be able to start saving for the house you have always wanted.