29 November 2016
Unlike shopping for a sweater or a new refrigerator that can be returned if needed, purchasing a home that fails to fit your family's needs can create lasting discontent or even unleash a host of serious financial issues. Since every family deserves to enjoy their home, it makes sense to choose one based on a set of criteria that will help you efficiently sort through the available homes for sale and make sure that the one you decide to purchase is the best possible choice for your family.
29 November 2016
Buying a house usually involves putting a large deposit down. This is a standard requirement with many lenders, and it can amount to as much as 20% of the home's purchase price. If you do not have this much money to put down, or if you do not have any money to put down, you may still be able to buy a house and get a loan for it. Here are a few things to know if you are in this situation.
15 November 2016
When you're looking for a home to buy, you might make certain assumptions about the house, the property, the price, or the current owners. But there are often behind the scenes things going on that you and your real estate agent will want to keep in mind as you look for homes. 1. The Seller Might Be Very Motivated Often, smart real estate agents will have their finger on the pulse of the local market and be able to tell which houses are being sold by owners who are motivated by something on the public record, like a divorce filing.
15 November 2016
When selling your home, you want everything to look perfect for potential home buyers. To do this, you have to clean your home from top to bottom. There may be some things you have forgotten to clean, however. If you are leaving your appliances behind, the kitchen exhaust hood may be one of these things. If so, below are some tips on getting the exhaust hood clean. Clean the Exhaust Hood Filter
8 November 2016
Your rental properties are only profitable if you are able to keep them occupied with paying renters. Unfortunately, some property owners spend more time focused on acquiring renters than retaining the existing ones. Without a solid resident retention rate, you could be losing money trying to attract new renters. To help you improve your resident retention, here are some things you can do. Do Not Ignore Feedback Your best source for why residents are unwilling to live an extended period of time is your residents.
1 November 2016
Leasing solar panels is a good way to make your home more eco-friendly and generate some green energy without making such a huge up-front investment (as you would if you were to buy solar panels.) However, things can get a bit complicated if you decide to move and are considering selling the home with leased solar panels. You really can't just pop the panels off and take them with you… so what are your options?
28 October 2016
When you are looking at different homes that are for sale with your realtor, it is important that you find out all that you can about the homes during this process. This article will discuss 3 important questions to ask your realtor when you are looking at homes for sale. How Long Has This Home Been On The Market? One thing that is going to affect how much you pay for the home is going to be how long the home has been on the market.