31 August 2016
If you are a first time home buyer and you have started looking at houses online, you may think you're ready to put an offer on a property. There are some things that you want to talk with your real estate agent about and things you want to know before you decide on a property. Make sure that you do the following before you agree to a price or a deal for the house, and before you head to closing.
30 August 2016
Once you know the city that you want to live in, it is time to look at the neighborhoods. As you are looking through the list, you might find the perfect neighborhood for you, at least on paper and in photos. It may be situated in a great location and have housing prices that align perfectly with your budget, but there are more things to know about a neighborhood than just what you see on the surface.
25 August 2016
If you're looking to retire early, having multiple sources of passive income is one key to making it work. Passive income is money that comes in on a regular basis but that you don't actively work on an hour-for-hour basis to receive. It comes in different forms, and some are more passive than others. Here is a handy guide to get you going. Save and Start Small. You can't usually create a passive income stream with nothing invested.
24 August 2016
If you are on the market for a new home, making sure that your realtor is in tune with your family's needs is a must. If you have kids or your family is growing, making this a factor in your home search is important. Here are four things that should be on your non-negotiable list when it comes to vetting potential homes for your family. 1. Scout out Local Parks
17 August 2016
If you are getting ready to sell your home, you might be thinking about forgoing the real estate agent and doing it yourself. Even though this might seem like a good way to save money, and even though it might seem as if it would be fairly easy to sell your home on your own, it is generally worth it to hire a pro to help you. These are a few reasons why.
3 August 2016
If you're faced with the need to relocate, you may need to put your townhouse on the market. This can be a scary and uncertain time for any homeowner. However, working to get your property sold quickly can ease your mind and make this a much less stressful process. It's ideal to rely on the expertise of a realtor when making this transaction. By knowing some top reasons to hire this professional if you have a home for sale, you may be more motivated to do so.
31 July 2016
If you are thinking about or planning a move into an apartment or rental where your neighbors are literally a wall away, start things off right. Make an effort to befriend and be courteous to these individuals to ensure a smooth and drama-free transition, and potentially avoid future conflict that can hinder enjoyment of your new digs. Some tips to make nice with the new neighbors or tenants are: Introduce yourself.