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Home Renovation

Should You Renovate Your Home Before Selling It?

Tweet There are other cases in which it would be a waste of money to make any upgrades. If you’re wondering whether renovating your home would be worthwhile, consider the

Home Buying-Home Selling

Sellers or Buyers Market: Maximizing On Real Estate Deals

The property market has its ups and downs, but it takes a keen investor to know when to close or walk away from a deal.

Home Buying-Home Selling

Home Buying Challenges: Overcoming Your Personal Reservations

It is true: when you shop for a home you’ll come across one or more that meet your criteria, but also have at least one flaw. Those flaws may be a deal breaker, but they do not have to be.

Home Buying-Home Selling

Home Not Selling? Here’s Why

Your home renovation project was completed with the intention of making your home a much more livable and enjoyable space, especially for a buyer.

General News

Long Range Real Estate Investing Tips and Tricks

Tweet They’re also people that have amassed much wealth by having a pragmatic and long-term approach to real estate investing. Your goal may not be to make millions of dollars,

General News

Real Estate Investing 101: The Basics

Flipping houses is a fun and profitable adventure, right? Well, don’t let the “flip this house” type television shows fool you: it is hard work to buy and sell real estate; making a profit isn’t automatic either.


Real Estate and Your Title Search

Tweet Rarely does a problem occur, but you should understand how this process works for your peace of mind. Definition A title search is actually an examination conducted of public

Home Financing

Documents to Gather For Refinancing Your Home

It is time to refinance your home, what will allow you to lock in a lower rate or opt for a variable interest rate loan that could save you money. Or, you may be looking at the equity in your home and have decided to tap it to make repairs, finish a room, or pay down your debt.


First Home Considerations and Tips

Tweet While there is room for economic improvement nearly everywhere, first-time home shoppers may find the market approachable with good values and low mortgage rates to be had. The following

Home Renovation

Is It Time to Sell Your House?

Tweet As for your personal desires, there are certain reasons why you may want to move on as well as reasons why staying put might be the best option for

Home Buying-Home Selling

What it Takes to Sell Your Home Today

Tweet If you are planning to sell your home in the coming weeks or months, there are certain things you must keep in mind right now that have everything to

Home Values

Home Prices Up by 11.9 Percent Year Over Year

Tweet Home values in light of your renovation project. Home values have increased sharply year over year. Good news for homeowners was a scarce commodity during the height of recession

Home Buying-Home Selling

Home Buying Tips and Precautions

Tweet Dig a little deeper and you may find that your dream home is a nightmare, one best avoided because your research has revealed certain hidden truths. Not-So-Friendly Neighbors At

Home Buying-Home Selling

Home Buying: Separating the Stellar From the Substandard

Tweet Established homes often have certain characteristics that the current owners like, but may include things that are not acceptable to you. If those discrepancies are small, such as the

Home Values

How to Maximize Your Home’s Valuation

Tweet Your appraiser may also look at your home from an entirely different perspective than your own, awarding you an increased value in one area, while dinging your home in


Interior Decorator: Hire One or Not?

You are planning a major makeover for the inside of your home, a sizable investment that you hope will yield a more cozier living environment.


Neighborhood Choices and Home Shopping Essentials

You have your eye on a fixer-upper in a neighborhood known for its pricey homes, excellent schools and convenience to shopping. Perhaps the greatest unknown for you here is just how much money you will need to sink into this home to make it livable and marketable.

General News

Las Vegas, Seattle Pace Housing Turnarounds

Las Vegas and Seattle, two housing markets that were especially battered over the course of housing downturn, have paced all US metropolitan areas in increased housing prices for 2012.

Walls and Painting

7 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Shade of Paint

Choosing the right shade of paint isn’t easy. In fact, most people spend more time picking out a shade of paint than they do actually painting with it. Unfortunately, if you want a room that shines, you really need to take your time when choosing the paint.

Home Inspections

Say Yes to a Commercial Property Inspection

Your purchase of commercial property should hinge upon the property’s condition, giving it the same level of consideration you would to residential property — perhaps more so.