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  • Is It Time To Sell Your Home? Why You Should Involve The Seller's Agent In The Process

    Most people assume that as soon as they put their beautiful home on the market, someone will like it as much as they did. However, selling a home, especially when the demand for housing is low, is extremely hard. Sometimes, it might take months before you even get one person expressing their interest in buying your home. The process even becomes more complicated if you don't have an estate agent selling it for you. [Read More]

  • Why And How To Buy A Home For Older Retired Parents

    Do you want to help out your parents as they age and make sure they can maintain a reasonably comfortable life in retirement? One way some adult children and other family members do this is to purchase a home for their parents. How can this help everyone? And how can you go about it? Here's what you need to know. Why Buy a House for Parents? A family that can purchase a home for older family members reduces the risk for those on a retirement income. [Read More]

  • What To Look For In A Commercial Space Before You Sign A Lease

    If you are a business owner and you have gotten to the point in your career where you need a large commercial office space, you may wonder where to even begin. By hiring a commercial real estate agent, they can ensure that you get exactly what you want for a reasonable price. Here are a few different things that you will want to consider before you sign a lease.  Proximity to the Freeway or Main Roads [Read More]

  • 5 External Elements To Help You Choose The Right Apartment

    When you tour apartments to rent, you likely pay a lot of attention to the condition of the unit, its size, or its layout. But what about what you can learn outside the four walls of the unit? Here are a few key outside elements that may help you decide if a place is right for you.  1. The Parking Lot. What can the parking lot tell you? First, look for signs of nonfunctional or damaged vehicles. [Read More]

  • Shopping For A Home In Another State: Four Tips For Long-Distance Home Buyers

    Whether you are looking to relocate for a job or you simply want a change of scenery, shopping for a home in another state can bring with it a few challenges. Fortunately, there are a few strategies you can use to help find the home you want even if you can't travel to the other state frequently during the shopping and buying processes. Here are some tips you can use as you begin your out-of-state house hunt. [Read More]

  • Ready To Pursue Buying A Home In Your Area? Follow These Steps With A Residential Realtor

    If you have had a steady job and you want to stop paying to rent, it may be time to apply for a mortgage and to shop for your first home. There are a lot of advantages to being a homeowner, and often a mortgage is less than a monthly rental payment. Finding out what you can afford and how much you should spend on home is one of the most important things to do when you are ready to look at residential properties. [Read More]

  • Tips For Buying A Beachfront Condo For A Vacation Property

    Buying a vacation property on a beachfront location or in a coastal area is a great investment as you can use the property as a rental for income, and you can also visit the property to use as your own vacation destination. However, before you go out and buy the first beachfront condo you find, be sure you check into all areas of the situation. Here are some tips to help you buy a beachfront condo for your next vacation property. [Read More]

  • Pros And Cons Of Buying A Home With A Fireplace

    No matter what type of climate you are moving to, chances are you've come across several homes with fireplaces. Many people enjoy fireplaces even if it never snows in their area. However, there are also some drawbacks to buying a home with one. Here are some reasons to choose a home with an existing fireplace and some of the added issues to take into account. Fireplace Pros: Fireplaces can offer a variety of benefits to homeowners. [Read More]

  • Recommendations For Finding A Great Property Manager To Hire

    If you own a rental property, there is a big time commitment on your part when you manage the rental. From screening tenants and maintaining your property, you can easily spend all of your extra time there, which may not be ideal, especially if you also work a full-time job. However, a property manager is a great partner for your rental investment, just as long as you hire a successful one. [Read More]

  • What Real Estate Agents Want You To Do Before Buying A Condo

    If you are currently in the market for a new home, you may have considered a condo in your search. Condos can make a fantastic home for your family, but you may have no experience living in one. If you are thinking about buying a condo, you have a lot to consider. These are the things your real estate agent wants you to do before you make a commitment to a condominium. [Read More]