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4 Top Things First-Time Homebuyers Need To Know When Buying A House

Real Estate Blog

First-time homebuyers often have a lot of questions about the home-buying process, and they typically know less about it compared to people who have been through purchasing a home or two already. Because of this, it is important for first-time homebuyers to fully understand what buying a house involves, and here are four of the top things every first-time homebuyer should know. 1.  Owning a home costs more than most people think.

18 March 2019

5 Reasons to Invest in Timeshare Real Estate

Real Estate Blog

If you like to travel a lot and value having a variety of investments, you may be open to investing in a timeshare. This is a great way to travel more and benefit greatly, while also investing in real estate. There are many different types of property options out there; many of the timeshares offered come from some of the hotel brands that you already know and love. Keep reading to see why it's a great idea to invest in timeshare real estate opportunities.

5 December 2018

How To Search For Your Next Home

Real Estate Blog

Today's real estate sector is booming and many people are buying homes rather than renting them. However, buying a new home requires a lot or research and time investment. It is one of the major decisions that has a big impact on your financial standing as well as your future life. Therefore, you need to be extra careful when searching for real estate properties to avoid making costly mistakes. So, how do you search for your next home?

24 October 2018

What To Tell Your Real Estate Agent When You Are Ready To Start Looking For A Home

Real Estate Blog

When you are ready to start looking for the home of your dream, you will want to make sure that your real estate agent is fully aware of everything you need and want in a home. By doing this, you will help ensure that your agent will be able to track down the very best homes for you and your loved ones. Also, this means that you might not have to spend a much time searching for the right home, as you will not have to waste your time looking at a bunch of homes that do not meet your criteria.

19 October 2018

Why You Need Homeowner's Insurance Before Closing On A House

Real Estate Blog

If you are in the process of selecting a home to buy, you will have a lot of different steps to complete before you can close on the house you end up choosing. One step you must take is purchasing a homeowner's insurance policy for the home. Having homeowner's insurance is not only a good idea for protecting your home and things, but it is also a requirement by lenders. Here are several things to understand about homeowner's insurance and why you need it when buying a house.

14 October 2018

Inspect The Air Conditioner In The Home You Want To Buy So You Can Avoid Costly Repair Bills

Real Estate Blog

Before you fall in love with a house when you're house hunting, you'll want to wait for the inspection report so you know exactly what you're buying. An inspector will give you a general idea about the condition of the house, but you may want to hire specialists to inspect certain parts, such as the air conditioning system. Here are some ways to assess the condition of a central air conditioner so you can anticipate problems you might encounter.

10 October 2018

Finding An Apartment As A New Dog Owner? 3 Tips For Picking A Pet-Friendly Apartment

Real Estate Blog

Apartment hunting can be a challenge when you have pets, but it can be a lot easier when you've already rented with a pet before. If you've recently adopted a dog and are just beginning to check out new apartments for rent, you may be a little unsure of how to go about finding a great apartment to rent with your dog. The following tips will be able to lead you to an apartment that will be comfortable for both you and your dog after you've moved in.

5 October 2018

The Importance Of Hiring A Property Maintenance Company If You Manage Your Own Rental Properties

Real Estate Blog

If you manage your own rental properties, there are times when you might not be able to address problems that arise. For example, if you take vacations during the year, there might be weeks where you are gone. Unfortunately, problems can arise during these times, and many of these problems might need services right away, simply because they are emergency problems. If you want to make sure these problems are addressed, even when you are on vacation, you should hire a company to perform emergency property maintenance services.

8 September 2018

Can A New Home Be Cheaper Than An Older Home? 3 Ways You Can Save Money

Real Estate Blog

When people talk about building their custom home, they often talk about it in terms of something that they're doing during their retirement. Everyone thinks that building a custom home is expensive, but in truth, a new home can actually be cheaper than an older home. Here are just a few of the ways you may be able to save money through a custom build. 1. You Don't Need to Change Cosmetics

7 August 2018

What You Should Know About Your Home's Listing Photos

Real Estate Blog

You have probably heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, and this is definitely true when it comes to the listing photos for your home. When people are searching for houses for sale, they will typically scour the market online before actually going to check out houses in person.  Therefore, if you don't have decent pictures of your home on your listing, you are missing out on a sale opportunity.

22 July 2018