Thinking about buying a second home? Whether you’re looking for an investment property, a getaway, or a place to eventually retire, plan to take these seven important steps. Real estate investing can take many forms. Buying your own home also counts as investing in real estate because you always have the option to sell it in a few years for a major financial profit due to real estate appreciation. In this time of moderate interest rates, some people are considering investing in rental property. If the biggest chunk of the monthly cost of ownership – the mortgage payment – can be frozen for 30 years while rents gradually increase, the resale value of the property escalates and all the while you enjoy the income and tax benefits, then you could have a win-win on your hands.
Yesterday, we talked about going to an Open House, now it’s time to get your home ready for an Open House. You want to make a great impression for people coming to visit your property and make it easy for them to “Move in Mentally” Here are some tips to help you with just that.
Spring finally feels like it has sprung and with that is the start of the Open House season! Here are some lessons on Open House Etiquettte and some good reasons to attend open houses, even if you aren’t buying a home right now! Check the links below for good information.
2018 is shaping up to be a big year for residential remodeling. Home values are up, which means it’s a good time to invest in your house by making key upgrades. Planning to remodel your kitchen, add a master suite, or undertake some other pricey home renovation? Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Find out how the top home improvements rank, plus get tips on maximizing the return at resale.
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In California, homeowners’ rights are established by the governing documents of the HOA. When you purchase a condominium, townhouse or another type of property in a planned development such as a leased land property or a gated community, you are obligated to join that community’s homeowners’ association (HOA) and pay monthly or annual HOA fees for the upkeep of common areas and the building. Home shoppers weigh a laundry list of factors before purchasing a single-family home or condo. Location, price, size, and style are all taken into consideration.
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What do you need to do when buying a home? What do you need to know when buying a home? Buying a home can be thrilling, nerve-wracking, exciting and difficult. With these tips, you will take some of the grief out of buying a home and make it a positive experience.
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Spring is the time to turn to thoughts of…getting your home ready!! Whether it’s to sell or just a good spring cleaning, here are some tips to help you get your home ready for this new season!!
There are some wonderful kitchen makeover ideas right now, some raise the question of whether you should replace cabinets or reface them for a fresh new look. Find some great tips here, also some ideas about decorating the rest of your kitchen. Read the stories listed below.
Kitchen Cabinets: Should You Replace or Reface?
Find inspiration, tips and decorating ideas for the heart of your home.
It’s not too late to protect your home for this years rains! Once things clear up a little, you can still get out there and do some of the important tasks of getting your home ready for the next big storm. Things like cleaning gutters and checking weather stripping will save you hundreds or thousands in repairs.
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There are so many reasons to hire a professional Real Estate agent. They are trained and schooled in practicing real estate. They are top negotiators trained to get you the best deal possible, whether buying or selling. They are trained in helping set prices based on the market activity today, not months or years ago. They know how to present your home in the best possible light, to the most buyers. There are so many more, check these links below to find out.