How To Assess The Value Of A Poorly Maintained Property

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One of the ways of assessing the value of a property is comparing selling prices of similar homes in the neighborhood. However, this comparison becomes difficult or inaccurate if the home being assessed is poorly maintained. Many factors come into play when assessing the value of your property. These include: Size Properties are valued according to size and are often measured in square meters or square feet. Amenities Amenities such as a pool or garage may add value to your property.

27 February 2018

3 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Agent When Selling Your House

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If you are getting ready to sell your house you might be wondering if you should hire a real estate agent or if you should do it on your own. There are so many people who think that they will save money by doing it themselves, only to soon realize that it was harder than they thought and their house is still not selling. Here are some reasons to hire a real estate agent.

27 February 2018

Should You Get Yourself A Property Manager?

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If you are putting your home up for rent, you really should think about hiring someone else with experience to take care of the rental for you. When you hire a property managing service, you will be leaving everything in their hands, while you sit back and benefit from the rewards that come from having a rental. Learn about the things you will have to deal with as a landlord in this article, so you will have a better understanding of just how wonderful it would be to have someone else taking care of these things for you:

27 February 2018

3 Tips For Finding The Perfect House: Small Dog Owner's Edition

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A small dog can be the perfect pet, but there can be some challenges. If you are the loving owner of a smaller breed and you are now looking to buy a home, then you will want to make sure the house you pick is pup-friendly. The following tips can help you make the right real estate choice for you and your dog. Tip #1: Be mindful of stairs Usually, your dog is going to want to be in the same part of the home as you.

26 February 2018

3 Tips for Buying a Starter Home

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It's not uncommon for first-time home buyers to arrive at the realtor's office with a precise list in hand of everything they want their first home to have. They've watched the decorating and house hunting shows on television. They have a dozen virtual bulletin boards in the Pinterest account, full of ideas for the perfect kitchen, landscaping, and man cave. But unfortunately, many young future home buyers haven't spent nearly as much time looking at the financial and logistical realities.

26 February 2018

3 Ways To Sell Your Home In A Hurry

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Selling a home is always stressful, but it's even more so when you have to sell in a hurry. Perhaps you need to sell right away because you've already made an offer on your new home and need the proceeds of the sale for your down payment, have a family emergency, or need to relocate quickly for work. In any case, selling your home as quickly as possible requires some extra effort and strategy, but can be done without lowering your sale price.

24 February 2018

First-Time Buyer on a Budget? Low Down Payment Options for Lower Income Buyers

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The successful purchase of a home is an achievement of which to be proud, especially when it is a first-time home purchase. But in today's fast moving real estate market, steadily rising prices can leave first-time buyers struggling to save enough cash for the down payment. As the prices climb higher, the amount needed to put the customary ten or twenty percent down also increases, leaving some buyers to watch their dreams of home ownership fade away.

21 February 2018