real-estate

3 Tips For Making Your Home More Marketable

Selling your home can be a major headache for some. If you don't know how to properly market your home you could have it on the market for a long time, losing you money and wasting time. This is why it is important that you know what steps you need to take to make your home more marketable. 1. Deep Clean To Remove Odors Any kind of unpleasant smell in the house will turn away potential buyers. Read More 

How To Make A Home Inspection Go Easily

If you've been trying to sell your home for a while, there's nothing like hearing a potential buyer say the phrase "home inspection" to make you start losing sleep. To get through the home inspection a little easier, there are a few things that you should do: Clear A Path One of the best ways to make a home inspection easy is to make sure that the inspector can get where he or she needs to go. Read More 

How To Conduct A Tenant Background Check

Whether you're a property owner or managing a property for someone else, it's important to protect that property by carrying out thorough credit and background checks on any prospective tenants. That way, you can identify those individuals whose criminal record, record of evictions or history of not paying rent on time make them unacceptable risks. All landlords are allowed to carry out background checks and review credit records when they want to screen applicants. Read More 

Need Cash? How A Cash Out Refinance Can Help

If you've been paying on your home for a while and need money, you might think that a home equity loan is the way to go. In most cases, because you have two loans, you could end up paying more per month than if you did a cash out refinance on your property. This guide explains what a cash out refinance is and when to consider this option. What a Cash Out Refinance Is Read More 

Impress Would-Be Home Buyers With A Welcoming Front Door

The little things play a role in nudging people into seriously considering purchasing a home. Truth be told, some buyers are borderline. Whether or not they are impressed by the property factors into their final decision to buy or pass. If you are trying to impress potential buyers with the help of a company like Valencia Realty, never dismiss the effects of a welcoming, visually stunning front door. Deliver Psychological Impact with the Front Door Read More