real-estate

A Home Sells Itself—If You Prepare Properly

More important than anything you can say about a home is how potential buyers interact with it. For example, if you have oversized furniture that takes up a lot of space in a room, you can talk about how nice the room is, but buyers are likely to feel cramped, and that impression will trump whatever spiel you rattle off. If you really want to sell your home, then you should act on at least these three tips for making your home ready for potential buyers to come knocking. Read More 

Should You Negotiate With A Real Estate Agent Over The Commission Rate?

When the time comes to sell your home, hiring a realty company is one of the best ways to get the job done. Real estate agents help people buy and sell homes, and they work on commission. When you hire an agent for help selling your home, you will have to agree to pay a commission when the house sells. The question is, should you negotiate with the agent on this rate? Read More 

Building Your Dream Home: 4 Ways To Stretch Your Budget

So, you're finally ready to build your dream home and have it just the way you've always wanted. Good for you—this is very exciting! But at the same time, you're a little worried about staying within a comfortable budget. Don't worry; with a little bit of care and planning on your part, there are all kinds of effective ways to stretch your budget and save money on your new home construction project without making big sacrifices in the process. Read More 

4 Ways To Get Your Tenants To Renew Their Lease

As a property rental owner, you want to be sure that your tenants are happy and continue to renew their lease. This will help to guarantee that you continue to receive regular monthly income from the property without the stress of having to wait to find new tenants to fill the property. This is why you should be sure that you and your property manager are working to guarantee your tenant's happiness in the following ways: Read More 

Homes Have Nanny’s Too: Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Management Service

If you have a home or a condo that you would like to rent out, you may quickly learn that being a landlord is not easy. Becoming a landlord means that you have a job that you must perform and a new business and personal relationship to create with a tenant. If you are a busy person, or someone looking for leisure, hiring a property management firm can take a lot of the issues of renting off of your shoulders. Read More