Selling Your Home Yourself? Think Again


When you consider all the information about almost any subject available for all to see on the internet, you may begin to think that you don't need professionals at all. You can diagnose your own medical issues, fix your own appliances and sell your home yourself. While it is technically possible to do all those things, it is not advisable. There is a good reason professionals exist, and you might only figure that out the hard way if you persist in carrying that do-it-yourself idea a bit too far.

6 January 2018

Terms That You Should Understand When Reading Your Home Purchase Contract


The real estate industry is full of terms whose meanings aren't necessarily clear to outsiders. If you are buying a home, you will undoubtedly meet some f these terms, for example, in the purchase contract. Here are some of those terms, their meanings, as well as significance: Effective Date The effective date is the date on which the last party has communicated their acceptance of the terms to the other party.

15 December 2017

Common Repairs Older Homes May Need


If you begin shopping for a house and decide to buy one that is over 20 years old, the house might need some repairs. Buying a house that needs repairs is not a bad decision to make; however, it's important to know what these are before you buy the house. Here are three common repairs you may need to make if you buy an older house. Roof repairs Older homes may or may not have some roof issues that need to be addressed, and this will depend on whether the homeowner replaced the roof, at some point, or not.

21 November 2017

You May Be Born To Be A Commercial Landlord If…


Are you thinking of venturing into commercial real estate business? You probably already know what it takes to own commercial property. What you may not know is that it takes special qualities to be a successful commercial landlord. A look at the checklist below will give you a hint as to whether you are cut out to be one: You Have People Skills As a commercial landlord, you will be meeting all kinds of people; strangers with different values and personalities, some that you may not even like.

2 November 2017

Buying Tiny Houses With A Real Estate Agent's Help: How To Make This Work For You


So you want to buy tiny houses? While these houses are not very big, they are conservative on energy as much as they are on space. If you want to buy a tiny house (or two), can real estate agents help you find them? How does that work? Here is how you can make it work for you. Find a Real Estate Agent That Specializes in Tiny Houses Yes, there are real estate agents that specialize in showing and selling tiny houses.

21 October 2017

Venturing Out To Buy A Home


Living in an apartment can become stressful when you have to deal with unpleasant neighbors. Although you can end up with unpleasant neighbors if you live in a house, you will be further away from them. If you are tired of the apartment lifestyle, it might be time for you to buy your own house. Buying a house might seem like a difficult process if you can't pay cash, but it is actually easier than you think.

8 October 2017

Is It True Living Near The Beach Is Good For Your Health?


There are lots of pros and cons to buying a beach home, but one of the more compelling benefits of doing so is living by the beach may be good for your health. If you are looking for a new home, here are a couple of ways buying a beach home can do wonders for your physical and mental well-being. Improved Mental Health It's no coincidence that beaches are associated with calm and relaxation.

24 August 2017