6 Money Making Tips For The First Time Home Seller

6 Money Making Tips For The First Time Home Seller

Today’s homebuyers can have specific ideas and personal preferences that influence their decision on what attracts them to a particular property. While some prefer a fixer-upper, many desire a home that’s as close to turn-key as possible. First time home sellers may help expedite the process with six selling tips.   Determine Right Listing Price … Continued

How To Submit A Winning Offer: Tips For Prospective Buyers

How To Submit A Winning Offer: Tips For Prospective Buyers

In a hot real estate market, agents often tell buyers they must expect to make multiple offers before one is accepted. Disappointment may be the new normal rather than an exception. The stress of repeated rejections isn’t easy, so be prepared. Significant numbers of first-time buyers find the process difficult, and recent research indicates that about 60 percent … Continued

Five Reasons Why Spring Is The Perfect Time To Sell

Five Reasons Why Spring Is The Perfect Time To Sell

Spring is many people’s favorite season of the year. Obviously, there are many valid reasons why this is so; but, one of the best things about spring is that it is an ideal time to sell your home. If you have considered putting your home on the market any time in the next year or so, … Continued

3 DIY Projects That Will Keep You Busy Until the Weather Warms Up

3 DIY Projects That Will Keep You Busy Until the Weather Warms Up

Do you find yourself staring out the window, longing for an early sunrise, hot days and late evenings? With spring just around the corner, it might feel like summer is a lifetime away. However, the good news is that you can be productive around the home while you wait for summer to arrive. Let’s take … Continued

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20% Down On A Home

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20% Down On A Home

What Are The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Putting 20 Percent Down On A Home Purchase Several generations ago, lenders required home buyers to have a 20% down payment in order to get a mortgage. While there were a few options out there for people who couldn’t save this substantial amount, the reality was that for … Continued

4 Surprising Things That Might Increase Your Home’s Value

4 Surprising Things That Might Increase Your Home's Value

You’ve probably heard that living near excellent schools or having curb appeal can boost the value of your home. However, a home’s value is dependent upon a lot of different factors. Some of these things are more obvious than others. Things that might seem insignificant can have an impact on your home’s worth. Here are … Continued

What to Look for When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

What to Look for When Hiring a Real Estate Agent

Whether you’re purchasing or selling a home, you’ll want to make sure you have a [city] real estate agent with years of experience and plenty of expertise. Below are a few guidelines to follow when hiring the perfect property professional.   Find out if they are full-time or part-time REALTORS. You want a full-time REALTOR … Continued

Flipping Versus Renting Real Estate

Flipping Versus Renting Real Estate

When you make an investment in real estate, it’s important to consider your options for turning a profit. It might be best to rent out the property to cover your mortgage and build equity. Or, you could fix up the home and flip it so that you can sell it quickly for a larger amount … Continued

6 Essential Spring Cleaning Chores to Make Your Home Shine

6 Essential Spring Cleaning Chores to Make Your Home Shine

If the thought of cleaning your home this spring doesn’t bring a smile to your face, you’re not alone. To help you get going now, here is a short list of the 6 essential spring-cleaning chores.   1. Store winter clothes. It’s time to pack away your winter clothes. Coats, sweaters, and bulkier clothing need … Continued

How to Save for a Down Payment on Real Estate

How to Save for a Down Payment on Real Estate

If you are planning to invest in real estate, it’s always wise to make as much of a down payment as you can. The more money you can deliver up front, the smaller your mortgage will be. With a smaller mortgage, you will pay less interest over the years, which will save you money in … Continued