Category: Real Estate Items of value

What’s the Difference in Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval?

Before looking for a home, you need to know how much you can afford. While you may have a number in your head, the lender has the final say. Securing a pre-approval from a lender helps make the home buying process easier and helps to avoid delays. Many buyers confuse the terms pre-qualification and pre-approval. […]

Tuesday November 12th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | No Comments »

Buy Your Retirement Home Now

Maybe you’re not ready to move into it but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take advantage of the present opportunities to acquire the home you want to live in during retirement. The combination of the low mortgage rates, high rental rates, positive cash flows and tax advantages can help you get it paid for […]

Tuesday November 5th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Buy Your Retirement Home Now

A Good Time to Buy a Home

You may have noticed that REALTORS® seem to always think now is a good time to buy and they can usually justify it with solid reasoning. While it can be true in general, a good time to buy has more to do with the individual than anything else. There are four things to consider. It […]

Tuesday October 29th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on A Good Time to Buy a Home

Time for a Toilet Upgrade

Whether it is a cosmetic or a mechanical reason for upgrading a toilet, you may not know all the choices that are involved to choose the right one for your home. The current toilet may have cracks or leaks in the bowl or tank. It could be the aggravation of constant clogging or inefficient flushing. […]

Tuesday October 22nd, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Time for a Toilet Upgrade

Interior Condensation Solutions

Condensation occurs when the air has too much moisture in it which is felt as high humidity. The water deposits on various surfaces that are cooler than the air itself. Several things can contribute to the high humidity such as cooking, dishwashers, clothes dryers, bathing and long showers. If the home has a crawl space […]

Tuesday October 15th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Interior Condensation Solutions

Selecting an agent

When a whole lobster was presented at the table of a restaurant, the customer noticed there was only one claw on it. He asked what happened to the lobster and the waiter said, maybe he lost a fight with another lobster. The customer replied to the explanation by saying “then, bring me the winner.” There […]

Tuesday October 8th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Selecting an agent

Price It Right the First Time

The Internet has empowered all buyers with information and home buyers are no exception. The amount of information available to public includes details on size, condition, sales history, current inventory, recent sales, photographs, videos, school info, drive-times, entertainment and much more. When a seller realizes that buyers are educated with facts, it becomes unlikely that […]

Tuesday October 1st, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Price It Right the First Time

What every homeowner should know about their property insurance

Insurance is required on a home by the mortgage company, but homeowners rely on it for peace of mind also. Unfortunately, people may not take the time to investigate their policy and what it covers until they need to file a claim, which could be too late. While it may not seem like the best […]

Tuesday September 24th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on What every homeowner should know about their property insurance

Want to be a Landlord?

Real estate has consistently been one of the highest rated investments available to individuals. TV shows certainly make rentals look easy and you may even know someone who has made a lot of money with them. Possibly, the thought has crossed your mind that if they can do it, you can too. Before you contract […]

Tuesday September 17th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Want to be a Landlord?

Money You Saved for a Down Payment

Occasionally, buyers who can qualify to purchase a home decide to “take a break” and wait to purchase a home. When the focus of buying a home is relaxed, other uses for the money that was going to be used for the home are considered. Maybe they think how much fun it would be to […]

Tuesday September 10th, 2019 in Real Estate Items of value | Comments Off on Money You Saved for a Down Payment