Learning About Real Estate Listings and Agent Services

  • Buying a Brand New House? 3 Things to Keep an Eye Out For

    17 April 2018

    It's a good idea to look for a home that won't have any issues after you move in. Due to newer homes typically being more expensive, you'll want to make sure that your money is being spent wisely. Before signing papers to buy a new home, you will need to take some time to have a thorough inspection done to get a good understanding of what kind of house you're purchasing.

  • Important Things To Look Into When Looking To Buy A Home In The Mountains

    14 March 2018

    If you have decided that you are really interested in the luxury mountain homes for sale, you will want to get a firm grasp on some of the most important things that need to be looked into before you agree to a purchase. This way, you will know just what it is that you are getting into and whether the homes for sale that catch your eye are what you need at the moment.

  • Advice For Selling A Home As-Is

    10 January 2018

    If you have an aging or dilapidated house you wish to sell, you can either spend some money to renovate it first or decide to sell it on as-is basis. Selling a house on as-is basis means your potential buyers will know beforehand that the house is defective and you won't be making any repairs to it. Keep these things in mind if you decide to go down this route:

  • Important Real Estate Terms To Understand When Buying A House

    20 December 2017

    One of the most exciting events you may go through in life is buying a house, yet this event can be very overwhelming and confusing too, especially if you are a first-time homebuyer. Because of this, it's important to understand certain terms used in real estate before you start the process of looking at homes for sale, and here are three important terms you should understand. Full-disclosure One term to learn about before you buy a house is full-disclosure.

  • Looking for an Ideal Neighborhood? Ask These 3 Questions

    6 December 2017

    One resource that many people overlook when buying a home is the value of talking to neighbors. While it can take a little bit of courage to walk up to a stranger's house and ring the doorbell, doing so can be valuable. If you're eyeing a house to buy and you're getting close to submitting an offer, you should consider visiting the neighborhood with your real estate agent and contacting a few nearby neighbors.

  • Three Questions To Ask Your Real Estate Broker When You Are Out Of State

    13 November 2017

    Moving out of state and not being able to watch your property means that you need to put someone in charge of the sale. The best person to take over the care and sale of your property is a real estate broker. Real estate brokers can represent you for finding a buyer or finding a renter. If you are not able to be hands-on with finding a buyer, you will be able to communicate with your real estate broker who will be on the project.

  • Two Important Location Issues To Consider When Buying A Condo

    28 October 2017

    Ask most business people and they will tell you location is an important aspect of their success. The same goes for purchasing a condo you want to sell later. If you want your property to retain its value, here are two location issues you want to watch out for. Single-Employer Cities Purchasing a condo in an area where employment prospects are good can definitely help ensure your home stays valuable, because there will typically be a constant influx of people who need places to live.

  • Should You List Your Home As A Fixer Upper?

    11 October 2017

    When you make the decision to sell your home, you have several decisions to make. If your home needs repairs, one of those decisions could be whether to sell the home as-is or try to make the necessary repairs. For some sellers, placing the home on the market as a fixer-upper is the right decision. If you are unsure whether you should go ahead and list your home or make the repairs, here is what you need to know:

  • The Value Battle That Makes Buying Foreclosed Homes Difficult

    30 August 2017

    When looking for property for sale, many people turn to foreclosed homes as a way of saving money. But is this a good idea? There are some slight downsides to this approach that may make it a potentially bad investment. A Foreclosure Will Negatively Affect Surrounding Property Values One of the most troubling things about a foreclosed home is that it can seriously and negatively affect the value of the surrounding homes.

  • Two Options To Avoid Becoming Homeless When Buying And Selling A Home At The Same Time

    13 August 2017

    When you buy a home and sell one at the same time, it can be challenging managing the process so you avoid being homeless while transitioning from one place to another. While you can rent a temporary place to stay if your home sells before you're ready to move, there are things you can do to avoid that additional expense. Here are two of your options. Add a Home Sale Contingency