24 February 2017
Homeowners are routinely advised to request sellers to shoulder a share of the closing costs. This is good advice, but it isn't always feasible; for example, few sellers will be willing to do that in a seller's market. Luckily, there are still other ways of lowering closing costs; here are three examples: Shop for Service Providers Shop for service providers just as you would shop for, say, car insurance coverage by comparing costs.
13 February 2017
Being patient with the home selling process could have you netting a large sale price in the end. It is not guaranteed, but waiting longer gives you more time for the right offer to come around. However, you may want to get as much as you can for the property while still being able to sell it in a short time frame. It is important to understand that there are several variables preventing any guarantees from happening.
19 January 2017
Hiring the right real estate agent for your needs is valuable not just for the process of buying, selling, or renting, but also because he or she can put you in touch with a network of experts who will help to make your life easier. For this reason, it's often desirable to partner with a real estate agent who has extensive experience in the business; over the years of working in real estate, he or she will be able to develop this network of contacts to pass along to clients.
4 January 2017
Finding just the right office space for your business can be quite a quest. One of the most underrated real estate tools on every computer, tablet, and smart phone is social media. Facebook is a particularly great site for finding the commercial office location for your business. Here are some essential tips for using Facebook to find the place you've been hoping to discover. Tip #1: Join Local Business Groups
29 December 2016
If you have nearly given up on your dreams of becoming a home owner, you may be happy to hear about a government sponsored home loan program that could be perfect for you. Problems saving up a large down payment and having less than perfect credit keep many from owning a home, but this program from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is custom-made for consumers like you. If you want to finally be able to spend your hard earned money on a house instead of a rental, read on to learn more about the two type of USDA loans.
21 December 2016
If your New Year's resolution is to buy a house next year, there are things you should start doing now to prepare. Here are two things that need to be at the top of your action list if you want to get the home of your dreams in 2017. Season Your Down Payment Depending on the lender, you may be required to put up a down payment of as much as 20 percent of the home's price.
9 December 2016
Mid-century modern style homes are a unique piece of Americana. Filled with distinct architectural styles and a minimalist look, they offer a homeowner a great way to buy a home with true character. But, if you're planning to buy one, it's important to know their special challenges. Here are the top 4 things to learn about your future mid-century house. Learn the Architecture. Knowing what to look for in this style of home is key to finding the right one for you.