3 Questions You Must Ask a Property Sales Agent

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The questions you ask your property sales agent during a purchase could make the difference between buying your dream home and buying a dud. There’s so much you want to find out about your new residence, and the real estate professional is legally bound to tell you the truth. But you don’t want to make this encounter an interrogation. Is...

Don’t Be Fooled! Tips for Finding the Right Realtor

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Purchasing a new home takes a whole lot of prep work. From cleaning up your credit score to saving for the down payment and home hunting to finding the right realtor, you’ll have your hands full for at least a few months. Selling isn’t any easier. Staging, marketing, and many other tasks can quickly drain your energy. Yet, that’s usually...

4 Tips For Finding and Buying Your First Apartment

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Buying your first apartment might as well be your first largest investment, which often makes the process a bit complicated. As opposed to buying a home, when you purchase an apartment, you don't own the land. It’s therefore prudent to plan before you go shopping for this new investment. But most importantly, you need to be armed with some guidelines...

How to Save for a House Deposit FAST

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Ignore the voices in your head that you can’t save for a house deposit quite fast because it is possible with the right saving techniques. Ideally, all you need to is a 20% down payment for most properties and you can be a homeowner faster than you can blink. So how do you save for a house deposit faster? 1. Have a...

What Is the Need for Home Appraisal, Anyway?

A home appraisal is a professional calculation of the value of real estate property. Appraisers aren’t just making a wild guess; they are trained, licensed professionals. Certified home appraisers have no stake in the sale of the property, and perform extensive research on both local market values and the actual condition of a home. Their final appraisal represents a...

Buy the Bay: Understanding Northern California Real Estate

If you’re looking to buy a home in the San Francisco Bay area, you better have a decent stash of cash. The median price of a home in San Francisco stood at $1.76 million in June 2019, an increase of almost 9 percent from the same time last year. The good news is that housing prices in every other...

How to Purchase a Foreclosed Home

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Are you on the house hunt with your eye on a foreclosed home that seems like a great deal you can't let slip by? Find out what you need to know. In the US, there is 1 foreclosure in every 2,814 homes. Sad news for the homeowner can be good news for you, though.  Do you know someone who bought a...

Pros and Cons of Property Investment

If you live in an area with a booming real estate market, you, like many others, have thought about investing in real estate. It may sound like a good idea, but understand that it’s a significant commitment. In a recent survey, only 15% of the respondents say they invest in property other than their own home. Even so, most...

5 Changing Trends in the Way Families Buy Homes

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Back in the day, when buying a property, people would focus more on the size of the land and getting the most favorable deal. However, nowadays, purchasing a property involves many different factors that need to be satisfied first, before a modern family decides to buy their forever-home.  Some of these factors include catering to every family member’s needs, as...

Choosing the type of Home Loan That Suits You Best

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So, you’ve decided you’re ready to buy a place, and it’s time to get a home loan, but there are so many to choose from, how do you know which one to choose?! With so many options for home loans, it can be tricky to know which one is best for you. Plus, there’s all the terminology, which can...

Factors to Consider When Buying Lots for Sale From Realty Corporations Like Chenal Valley Properties – Little Rock Arkansas

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Who doesn’t dream of owning a house – right?  Actually, forget houses. I would be perfectly happy if I could pay for my very own lot. After all, there is no better feeling than finally breaking free from renting! To have your very own property, now, that definitely sounds like one of life’s biggest end goals. But the amount of...

How to Find a Home that Suits Your Lifestyle

Many people have their own motivations for buying a home. At any rate, the prevailing principle has always involved choosing a property that matches one’s lifestyle. Apparently, when you’re out shopping for a home, you are bound to choose one that best represents your identity. Other than that, of course, it’s important to find a home that also fits your...

Snapshot of Australia’s Property Market for 2019

Australia's property market has experienced a sped-up growth over the past 5 years. However, it's moving into the next property cycle phase and slowing down. Some of its largest markets such as Sydney and Melbourne are experiencing slower growth compared to economic conditions. However, because of Australia's stable economy, constant population growth and low-interest rates, analysts predict that major cities...

3 Things to Look for and Fix After Buying Your First Home

For many people, buying a first home is a major goal. It’s a milestone that marks financial freedom and stability. However, first-time homebuyers soon learn that while having a home is worthwhile, it usually comes with a lot of work. Homes hold their value well, but they deteriorate over time, and it’s not uncommon for homeowners to constantly have a...

Top Benefits of a Reverse Mortgage

A reverse mortgage can revitalize your finances. The industry has been tarnished by misinformation. A homeowner who understands the risks associated with the loan can make a smart decision about their finances. Reverse mortgages make sense for a particular swath of the population. People who are at least 62 years old, own their homes, and need extra cash. Because...

Why You Should Be Investing In Rental Properties

If you are looking to invest some of your money but are nervous about the trade markets, you should be considering property investment. People who make their living by investing in real estate like Than Merrill know that putting your hard-earned money into a bricks and mortar investment is one of the safer ways to grow your wealth. You...

Common Mistakes First Time Homebuyers Make and How To Avoid Them

Many people consider buying a house as a landmark of success. There is an unmatched sense of freedom and pride in having a place you can call your own. While buying a house is a good financial investment, there are very important things one must consider before diving into the realm of real estate. Here are a few mistakes...

Buying a Home in the Mountains of North Carolina

Much of the western portion of North Carolina is covered by the Blue Ridge Mountains, making the state an ideal place for mountain lovers to call home. Although this mountain range extends  from Georgia to Pennsylvania, it’s North Carolina’s additional access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail, and spectacular scenery that...
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