Buying the Nicest Home in the Neighborhood

When you buy the nicest house in the area, your house will naturally appreciate at a much slower rate than the simplest home in the neighborhood. The reason being is that any improvement or renovation you make on the simplest home will immediately add value to the home. However, if you buy the nicest homeContinue reading “Buying the Nicest Home in the Neighborhood”

Safety Tips When Selling Your Home

  When you are selling your home, a wide variety of strangers will be entering your home. Though the process may be stressful, it is important to still make sure that you take certain measure to protect yourself. Make sure that you remove or lock up all personal or valuable items. Anything of value, suchContinue reading “Safety Tips When Selling Your Home”

What You Need to Know About Mold

  Mold needs three things in order to grow and survive: an ideal temperature, food and moisture. Mold isn’t a new problem, nor is it a problem that is easy to prevent. Homes typically have a humidity range that is ideal for mold to grow and have dust particles in the area which means thatContinue reading “What You Need to Know About Mold”

Tips for a Cheaper Mortgage

Buying a home is a great way to give yourself control over your housing costs and to eliminate the need to deal with rising costs of living. However, make sure the mortgage that you are agreeing to pay is realistic for your budget as it is a long-term investment that you are agreeing to. OneContinue reading “Tips for a Cheaper Mortgage”

How to Spot Signs of Rodents and Bugs

Unfortunately, just because you don’t see pests during an open house, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t there. Hiring a professional is the best option when deciding if the home that you would like to buy would has a pest problem. However, there are certain signs of pests that you can look for inContinue reading “How to Spot Signs of Rodents and Bugs”

Pros & Cons of Timeshares

Pro: If you can not afford to buy a vacation home, owning a timeshare will allow you to live in the property for the duration of the time that you reserve it for at a lower cost that if you were to own the property.  Con: There are more fees involved then people initially believe.Continue reading “Pros & Cons of Timeshares”

4 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

  Tip #1: Make sure it’s in your budget. Many people buy a vacation home with the intentions of renting it out to cover the costs. Before buying a home with this intent, be sure to check the market and be sure that you can rent your home enough to cover the costs that youContinue reading “4 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home”