3 Reasons to Live in a New Home Before Renovating - RealEstate WordPress Theme

3 Reasons to Live in a New Home Before Renovating

In today’s market, many buyers forego fixer-uppers for move-in ready homes. As a result, significant opportunities abound in prime locations as homes that need work to linger on the market. In competitive markets, savvy consumers gravitate toward these homes that nobody else wants. Why? They can customize the home to their...

10 Things You Need to Do When Buying A Home - RealEstate WordPress Theme

10 Things You Need to Do When Buying A Home

A home is often the biggest financial investment you’ll make in your lifetime. A recent Zillow analysis reports that the typical American homeowner has 40% of their wealth tied up in their homes. Several years ago, I wrote a complete guide to financial planning on one index card, which went viral and later became...

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Don’t Believe These 5 Myths About Real Estate Agents

Buyers and sellers often enter the market with misconceptions about real estate agents — how they work, how the process works and what the agency relationship is all about. It’s helpful to point out, without getting too far into the weeds, that in any one real estate transaction, there are...

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Buying a Home? Plan for These Hidden Costs

You’re excited because you just found the perfect home. The neighborhood is great, the house is charming and the price is right. But the asking price is just the beginning. Be prepared for additional — and often unexpected — home-buying costs that can catch buyers unaware and quickly leave you...