A New Home Search
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A New Home Search

After several years of diligently saving money, I’m nearly ready to purchase my first home. Because I’ve been thinking about buying a home for so long, I know exactly what I want my house to look like. I desire a place that has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. I also need a quiet space to set up my home office in. I want a massive, walk-in closet in my master bedroom. My master bathroom needs to have double vanities, a tiled, walk-in shower, and a Jacuzzi tub. On this blog, I hope you will discover how to set priorities during your new home search. Enjoy!

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  • Three Smart Strategies To Help You Find The Right Apartment

    15 September 2016

    The basics of apartment hunting are common sense—look for a clean place in the best neighborhood you can afford that is close to work or school and offers good local shopping and entertainment options. However, it's best to dig a little deeper while you're at it. Following are three strategies for ensuring that you end up in the right apartment.  Visit the Area In the Off Hours  Apartment showings are generally booked during business hours.

  • Potential Benefits Of Working In Real Estate

    18 May 2016

    People who prefer to have a job with flexible hours that they set themselves may want to consider a career in real estate. There are a number of potential benefits to this type of career. Relatively Short Training Time While each state has different requirements, it typically takes just a few weeks or months of attending a realtor school to get a realtor license. You can attend a class in person or sign up for classes at an online real estate school.

  • Selling Your Home? Don't Overlook These Preparation Tasks

    18 May 2016

    It's not easy preparing your home to put up on the market for sale. It needs a solid deep cleaning, fresh paint, decluttering, new landscaping, and more. By the time you're done, it looks brand new and better than ever! However, there are a few more tasks that you need to do before you are truly ready for prospective buyers, including: Getting an Up-to-Date Survey of the Home. Potential buyers will want to know about easements, property lines, etc.

  • Three Qualities Residents Look For In A Landlord

    31 July 2015

    When tenants come to look at your property, they are not just determining if the property is right for them; they're also determining if you're a good fit for them as a landlord. If you want to secure the best, most responsible tenants, you'll do well to ensure you display the qualities these renters are typically looking for a landlord, which include: Punctuality Potential tenants will want to know that if they call you with a heating problem or plumbing problem in the middle of the night, they won't have to wait hours for service.

  • Water & Mold & Odors—Oh My! How to Clean Up From a Flood

    10 July 2015

    There's nothing worse than coming home from a vacation to find that there was a flood while you were gone. Now your hardwood floors are soaked and your rugs smell like mold. You'll need to act fast if you want to save your flooring. Here are some step-by-step instructions that will help you restore your flooring to pristine condition. Ventilate the Room The first thing you'll need to do is air out your house.