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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  • Tips For Negotiating Real Estate Commission When Selling Your House

    22 July 2016

    If you do not have a lot of equity in your home and do not want to owe money when you sell it, you may need to negotiate the commission rate with the real estate agent you hire to help you sell your home. Negotiating with a real estate agent is not an easy task, but it might be worthwhile to try. If you can get a lower rate on the commission you must pay, you may be able to at least break even on your house when closing day arrives.

  • 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.

  • How To Speed Up Your Home Sale When The Market Is Slow

    15 March 2016

    On average, homes in the United States are listed on the market for 46 to 55 days before they sell. However, in some markets, the process takes much longer. If you live somewhere where it takes months or even a year to sell a home, it can be frustrating. Luckily, there are ways to speed up the process. Take a look at these tips: 1. Lower the price If you want your home to sell faster than the other homes in your area, you need to price it competitively.

  • 4 Benefits Of Selling Your House At An Auction

    11 March 2016

    When you put your house up for sale on with a real estate agent, you will need to be prepared to wait for the house to sell. You will also need to keep the house clean and presentable at all times for showings to potential buyers, and you will have to deal with purchase agreements that may contain contingencies. This is why you may want to think about choosing a different method to sell your home, and one option you have is to sell it at an auction.