investing in property wisely
If you are planning on moving to a new city and do not have a lot of time on your hands, you may need to come up with a good strategy for viewing properties in the area you are moving to. The goal will be to narrow down your search for real estate properties that meet your needs, and this will help you save time when you make a trip to this area to start your search. Read More»
You love your dogs. They’re members of your family, so their hair and body odors don’t bother you one bit. Sadly, if you’re trying to sell your home, potential buyers may not feel the same way about your furry friend. Having a dog in the home may turn off certain buyers before they even come in the door. Luckily, there are some things you can do to make a home with dogs more appealing to buyers. Read More»
If you have decided it’s time to purchase a home but are renting because of financial circumstances, you may want to consider talking to a realtor about a lease purchase option, Short for Lease with Option to Purchase Contract. It merges the fundamentals of a traditional rental agreement with an exclusive right of first refusal option for later purchase of a home. Here’s how a realtor can assist you with a lease option purchase, and what you can do to help reach your goal of home ownership. Read More»
You’d think a waterfront piece of property would sell itself, but it isn’t always that simple. Waterfront doesn’t always mean a large mansion with a gorgeous boat dock and a professionally manicured lawn. Waterfront property could be an older home built over 50 years ago in need of quite a few repairs with overgrown landscaping and a decrepit boat dock. Selling this type of property can be a bit of a chore if some sort of work isn’t done to add curb appeal. Read More»
Most people want to pay the lowest price possible for a house, and doing this often requires some negotiation. If you are house hunting and want the best deal possible, you may also need to negotiate. Before you do this, it’s important to understand the current real estate market, and it’s important to know the right ways to negotiate.
How the current real estate market can affect negotiations
The first thing to find out is if it is currently a buyer’s market or a seller’s market, because this can greatly affect how much negotiating a seller is willing to work with. Read More»