Home Buying 101: Four Things Your Realtor Needs To Know

Purchasing a home is both exciting and overwhelming. If you are like most people, you will hire a realtor to help you sort through homes and find one that is perfect for you. While working with a real estate agent is certainly helpful, there needs to a good level of communication in order to find that dream home. So what information do you need to tell your Realtor? Here are four things: Read More 

Renting With An Emotional Support Pet? What Are Your Rights?

Although pets of all stripes (and spots) can provide a great deal of comfort and emotional support to their owners, for individuals suffering from certain mental illnesses and issues like depression, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia, a pet can be a lifeline. However, those who choose to rent rather than own may find themselves butting up against strict "no pets" policies or even facing hefty fines or potential eviction after refusing to get rid of a beloved pet. Read More 

Is It Time To Accept Renters With Pets?

Should you allow your renters to have pets? A lot of landlords are worried about the potential damages caused by pets that get restless, lonely, or just aren't trained well. However, if you forbid pets from your property, you could be missing out on a great opportunity to increase your profits and fill your rental homes. Here's what you should consider. 1.) People in the U.S. love their pets. A whopping 65% of U. Read More 

What Is That Home Really Worth? Don’t Just Look At The Listing Price For The Answer

Buying a new home is the most expensive purchase most people will make in their lives. It is an exciting time with just a healthy amount of stress thrown in. When searching for a house to buy you most likely asked an agent to search real estate listings for you, and you probably have been searching the Internet too. Don't let the listing price fool you on the actual worth of the property. Read More 

Stand Out From The Pack With These Original Housewarming Gifts

It's an exciting time for anyone who buys a new home, but you can also get excited as a friend of the new homeowner -- and not just because you'll likely be invited to the housewarming party. Having a friend become a homeowner provides you with an opportunity to get a thoughtful gift that the friend can use or see regularly and think of your kindness. There's a good chance that he or she will be receiving basic home appliances, gift cards and other similar gifts. Read More