Taking time to choose the best place to live is well worth the effort. You'll be much more likely to enjoy your home and will have a much lesser chance of regretting your purchase at a later date. Millions of people enjoy being on the waterfront, and this is something you may want to consider. There are many advantages that will come from choosing this location for your home, and knowing what some of these are is ideal.
22 February 2017
If you have a home that needs a lot of work, you might be concerned that you are going to have a hard time selling it. However, you should know that selling a fixer-upper doesn't have to be hard. Some people love the idea of buying a home that needs a lot of work, whether they have dreams of fixing up their dream home or they are looking for an investment property.
9 February 2017
Going to an open house will help give you an idea of what kind of homes are for sale in your market and potentially help you find the home you have been looking for. With the agent at the open house, it gives you the opportunity to ask them some questions about the property that you may not be able to figure out by looking at the listing. Be sure to ask these four questions before you leave.
18 January 2017
When the real estate market in your city is stale, you may find that your house sits on the market for a number of months with little to no serious interest from buyers. A price drop may generate interest in your listing, but if you've already priced the house as competitively as you can, you might not be keen on lowering this number further. One approach that you can take is to give your house a turnkey feel — that is, make it as move-in ready as possible so that people won't feel that they need to invest a lot of money into getting the house up to par.
28 December 2016
If you are moving to another state or even across the country, it may not be in your best interest to apply the same home buying tips to every location. It is important to understand that each state, city, or neighborhood will have unique characteristics that you should pay attention to as a home buyer. For instance, palm trees might be easy to maintain in Florida, but this will not be the case in most other parts of the country.
28 December 2016
If you have never sold a house before and are ready to sign a contract with a real estate agent to help you sell your home, you may be surprised to learn that the average real estate commission is around 6%. This might seem like a high rate for selling a house, but it really is a fair rate, and you may see this once you understand what your agent will do for you and how the commission is paid.
21 December 2016
When a home for sale is on the market for a while, the listing agent may confer with the owner and decide to lower the asking price. Doing so can be an effective way to generate renewed interest in the home, as well as help it to sell quickly. However, reducing the price isn't the only change that may be appropriate to make to this dollar figure. In some cases, it can be advantageous to increase the home's listing price.
29 November 2016