Like A Home That’s For Sale By Owner? Why You Still Need A Real Estate Agent

If you have been interested in a home that's for sale by owner but you aren't sure if the house is a good deal or what type of condition the property is in, you'll want to get a real estate agent to help you with viewing the property and getting the purchase in motion. There are a lot of factors that can come into play when you are buying a house that is being sold by the owner and you don't want to get scammed or buy a property that isn't worth the cost. Read More 

Ensuring Your New Rural Property Is Eligible For A Septic System

Buying a home in the country can be your gateway to a quieter, simpler life, but it can also pose its own challenges. If you are looking to buy land for sale for residential development that cannot be connected to a nearby sewer line, for example, you will need to find an alternative waste management system. By far the most popular solution is a septic system, but not every piece of land for sale is suitable for a healthy septic field. Read More 

Surefire Ways To Irritate Home Sellers

Whether you want to purchase a townhome, a detached single-family home, or a condo, how you behave as a buyer matters. When you are looking to invest in a home, you may hear that it's a buyer's market. Even if that's true in your area, home buyers still need to keep in mind the seller's point of view as they look at potential houses to purchase. Leaving the wrong impression on a home seller can make them not want to do business with you, and that could prevent you from acquiring your home. Read More 

4 Steps To Take To Prevent Water Damage From Happening To Your Vacation Rental This Winter

If you have a vacation home that generally sits unoccupied during the winter months, you need to set aside a day to go out and secure your property so that no water damage occurs while your property is unoccupied. #1 Make Sure There Is No Present Water Damage Start out by making sure that there is no present water damage on your property. Start by looking at your basement and making sure that it is dry and that there is not an excess level of moisture or dampness in the basement. Read More 

Thinking Of Buying A Tiny House? Here Are Some Things To Consider Before Taking The Leap

In recent years the hot trend in the housing market is to either build your home really large, or really tiny. You might be thinking of buying an existing tiny house and are unsure whether or not this is the right move for you to make. While it might seem like a great idea, can you really live in such small quarters? It might not be as hard as you think it is, as many tiny homes are rather spacious. Read More