We all want a healthy, happy and safe home. We try our best to make sure our kids are safe but are we doing all we can? Probably. We are doing the best we can but there are little tricks and moves you can make to make your home even safer. Here are 20 of my favorites.« Continue »
What Can I Expect When Purchasing an Older Home?
Often, people who are looking to save money on a home purchase may choose older homes as opposed to new construction. There are other perks to older homes, too. For instance, they’re usually in well-established neighborhoods and tend to have more character than your modern “cookie cutter” variety. However, be aware that although buying an older home can initially be more cost effective, the dollar signs may start piling up once you move in.« Continue »
We all live and learn, right? I think that statement is no truer than in a real estate transaction. Every situation is different and unique and because there are so many different parties involved you’re never going to find two transactions the same. But, these three things are pretty common for many homebuyers to do and I cannot stress how detrimental they actually can be.
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This is probably one of the most stressful situations apart from having a baby, getting married or getting a divorce; buying and selling real estate at the same time.
This is not easy nor stress-free but preparing yourself ahead of time is crucial to making it as stress-free as possible. But this scenario is very common and many people do it. Just about anyone that has owned a house and bought another one has dealt with this issue. So how can you prepare yourself for such an occasion?« Continue »