Estate agents can charge a substantial amount for selling your home. But what do they do to warrant such a large fee?
Estate agents require no qualifications whatsoever. Anyone can set themselves up as one. Firstly they market your house to potential buyers normally through local newspapers and the internet. In addition if you pay for a premium service they may show people around your home Read more →
Before signing a rental agreement with a landlord or property management company, you should know some of your rights. Just because you do not own the property does not mean that you have given away your rights. There are many rights that you as a renter have been given by state and local laws. These laws apply to single family units, multifamily units, apartments, condominiums and townhouses. These may not apply Read more →
The biggest mistake that most Sellers often make is waiting for the Buyers home inspection day to assess the condition of their home. One of the main reasons that home purchase transactions fall apart is due to defects that materialize during the course of the Buyers home inspection. Every Buyer has a personal perspective as to which types of defects constitute deal breakers. Read more →
The act of selling your house online may turn out to be an easy or difficult task depending upon your comfort level with the internet use. For beginners it’ll be an uphill task to sell their house online. But for them who’ve got a good knowledge base of the online buying and selling will find the process quite easy. But still you need to concentrate on some crucial points or issues while selling your Read more →
Some say that land is the greatest investment that a person can make. Every year, more people are saving up, or applying for a loan to buy some land. Some people buy it because they do not have a roof over their head, while others buy land as an investment for the future. While buying land is highly lucrative, there are some advantages as well as disadvantages of buy real estate as an investment, and here are some Read more →
Often when you are looking at house to rent you will have to decide between a short and a long-term lease. Naturally, both have their good points and both have their downsides, so it is important that you keep these all in mind before you sign.
With a short-term lease you will have more freedom as you are not obliged for the long haul. The thing is that generally with Read more →
Taking a business or holiday trip with your family requires that you plan ahead for your accommodation. One of the best options you could go for is a serviced apartment. Generally, these apartments are more affordable than other options, including hotel rooms. In addition, with such an apartment, you have a feel of home since you get to carry out your daily activities like you would at home without having to worry Read more →
Is it possible to sell your home quickly in a tough real estate market?
Should you decide to sell your own home, you may find this process to be both time-consuming and costly. It may make more sense to hire a realtor and pay a commission upon the sale of the home than to waste a lot of your time and effort. When I listed my condo a couple of years ago, I chose the “do-it-yourself” Read more →