Buying and selling real estate can be one of the most complicated business/personal transactions you will ever make, and to ensure everything is handled correctly it's best to enlist the services of an experienced real estate agent.
Save time and money...if you are clear about the real estate services you are looking for.
Buying a house requires no small amount of money. Even in a somewhat soft real estate market, buyers usually are required to have a minimum amount saved up for a down payment, and close to spotless credit to get the necessary mortgage loan.
The reality of student costs, loans and the ability to purchase a home when it still lingering.
Finally having your own home away from home, or a second property, can be very exciting. However, it is important to make sure that your second property is maintained as well as your primary residence.
Great tips for figuring out what a second property costs and what it takes to maintain.
Being green is more than a fad, it is absolutely necessary and we can all help. If every single person on the planet lived like the average American or European, we would need six more planet Earths to have sufficient resources for our consumption.
Protecting mother earth is priority. Good tips on what we can do with our homes to keep them green.
Depending on how often you use energy in your home and where you live, utility bills can end up running you high and dry. The majority of energy in our country is derived from fossil fuels such as oil, coal and gas.
My hydro bills are high...so it makes sense to start thinking about renewable energy.
Looking for some tips on hosting an open house or preparing for an open house? Look no more: here are six tips to help you prepare for your open house! Soothing Smells Warm smells can create warm feelings in the minds of potential buyers.
Set the stage and sell your home; and don't forget to ask your REALTOR what they would do too!
There is no easy formula for success in business; however, there is a way to minimize the unknowns when doing anything in life and this holds true for buying and selling real estate just as anything else.
Personality people, personality! Real Estate success tip #1 in my books.
Moving to a new home can be a long and drawn out process, but may also be a very exciting time in your life. As you get ready to move out of your current home and into a new one, you may be wondering what to do with all of your belongings.
What goes around comes around, and that's certainly true with home décor. It's never been a better time to add a retro flare to your home, whether you want a kitchen from the 1950s or a makeover for every room in your house.
If you like #retro, try these tips on for size to create the perfect room in your house.
Selling your home can be a stressful process and preparing your house for sale can be just as stressful. Critical buyers, less than optimal photographs and competing homes can sink a sale before the offer is even brought to the table.
Is your house ready to sell? Try these tips to get you started.
When your shopping for a new home, there are many things that you will encounter. It is a good idea to have a list of requirements on hand when you meet with your real estate agent to discuss your needs and requirements.
Ask your real estate agent questions. Ensure you have the information you need when deciding to buy.
When you take out a mortgage to buy a house, the mortgage lender will usually offer you two kinds of insurance – private mortgage insurance (PMI) and mortgage reducing term insurance (usually simply called mortgage life insurance).
Buying a new home, either your first or your tenth, is always exciting. The prospect of finding the right home at the right price is like an adventure. The best away to start an adventure, however, is to have a plan in place.
Details, details, details. Always check the details when buying a home.
It's time to start thinking about getting your home ready for winter. Even though you might find yourself using your air conditioners long into the fall, it is that time of year again and here are 5 home interior updates you can't afford to skip!
Winterizing your home: checklist to get you started.
Purchasing a home is a monumental decision and one that should not be taken lightly and knowing the facts can save you a great deal of heartache and money in the long run. Here are 5 questions you should ask your real estate agent if you are planning...
It's not just about the house...don't forget to ask about your neighbors to be when buying a house. Great house buying tips.