29 December 2016
Buying a new home is like a rite of passage in a lot of different ways. The home purchase marks a financial step, since you're purchasing a large asset that you own and can use as an investment. On a personal level, owning a home allows you to truly set roots in an area and raise a family. Since this is a decision that has so many different factors at play, you need to consider a few important variables during the process of deciding which house is perfect.
21 December 2016
Your door lock is essentially tasked with keeping your family and property safe. A high-quality lock often costs a pretty penny, but it also offers you ample protection from intruders. To ensure your locks remain functional, you need to maintain them periodically. Jammed locks, stuck keys and sagging doors can all compromise your safety or prevent you from accessing your home. Here is a look at several tips for proper door lock maintenance so as to avoid premature wear and tear or other complications.
15 December 2016
Who says luxury has to be expensive? If you have always wanted to live more glamorously but you don't have an income that allows you to splurge, a luxury apartment can seem like nothing more than a dream. But you don't have to kiss having a bellhop, access to private amenities, and a spacious, beautiful loft goodbye; you just have to be creative about your apartment hunting experience. Here are ways you can get a luxury apartment you can afford.
8 December 2016
Are you planning to sell your home? If so, you will need to make it as attractive as possible to potential buyers. Some sellers scrimp on getting their homes ready. Other sellers splurge to make their homes appealing. Too much of either of these approaches can negatively impact the sales process and experience. The following are a few tips you can use to get your home ready to be listed and sold.
30 November 2016
When you're in the market to buy a home, opting for an older property can be appealing. Old homes can have unique designs that you find endearing, as well as a coziness that isn't prevalent in some newer homes. While you might be dreaming of taking ownership of a house that has caught your eye, you should always make sure to hire a home inspector first. The inspector will check a wide range of things to ensure that the house doesn't yield any unpleasant surprises.
29 November 2016
If you are getting ready to sell your Riverdale co-op, then you need to take a few steps before listing it with an agent. New York City real estate is very competitive. Because your co-op is located in The Bronx, you need to entice prospective buyers from Manhattan, New Jersey, and Manhattan that might not normally look at The Bronx. This can be done if you plan correctly. Focusing on being competitive will also help the ads look more attractive to people who already like Riverdale and will make your particular co-op stand out.
29 November 2016
If you are looking for an apartment to rent, you will probably pay close attention to certain details in the unit, but there may be other things you forget to examine in the apartment. Some of the things you will naturally look at might include the size, condition of the bathroom, and layout of the unit, but here are four things you might not think to look at while you shop for an apartment to rent.