Buying Your First Home? Why A Single-Family House Is The Best Option

Many first time buyers are understandably concerned about taking on the responsibility of a 20 or 30-year mortgage. This often leads to the purchase of a multifamily home in order to calm their fears and make the monthly payment seem a little less daunting. Instantly becoming both a homeowner and a landlord may work out successfully for some owners but it is not necessarily the perfect option for everyone. There are many reasons why single family homes are much better solutions for inexperienced buyers. Read More 

Send A Clear Signal That You’re Serious About Selling With These Tips

As you prepare to list your home for sale, it's valuable to assess what type of seller you are. Are you someone who is in a big hurry to move, or someone who would be fine with the house not selling? If you're among the former category, there are several ways that you can clearly send this message to prospective buyers. Doing so is valuable because it may not only result in you receiving purchase offers quickly, but it may also discourage people who aren't really serious buyers — ideally, they'll be able to tell that you mean business and won't want to waste your time. Read More 

Buying Your Dream House? 4 Ways You Can Help Your Real Estate Agent Deliver

It's time. Your dream house is out there, and it's yours for the taking. You just have to find it first, which is usually easier said than done. Most buyers see multiple homes before they find the one that's perfect for them. How many will you see? It depends on how well your real estate agent does their job. If they narrow down properties and only show you the ones that meet your criteria, you will see fewer homes. Read More 

Times To Hire A Real Estate Agent After Previously Attempting To Sell Your Own Home

Many people choose to list their own homes for sale, and it's often possible to successfully close the deal when managing things on your own. If you've decided to forgo hiring a real estate agent in favor of selling your home on your own, it's important to know that your decision isn't permanent. It's perfectly fine to decide that you need a little help from a professional, and then reach out and hire an agent to provide his or her professional experience. Read More 

4 Questions to Ask a Potential Landlord Before Renting an Apartment

In the hunt for the perfect apartment, some important questions could be left unasked. Once you have signed the lease and moved in, it will be too late to ask those questions. To guarantee that you have covered all your bases before your sign your lease, consider these questions that you should ask a potential landlord.   How Is the Water Pressure? One of the questions that is often overlooked is about the water pressure. Read More