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!
12 January 2017
When you have the option of renting a condo over renting a home, you may want to know what the difference in condo living is. Here are a few differentiating factors that you should think about when renting a condo over a home. Location Condos, like apartment complexes, are often located in the heart of town, making them convenient locations for living when you are a college student or want to live closer to work.
28 December 2016
Obtaining title insurance is part of the process of buying a home. After the real estate title service thoroughly researches the title of the home, it will obtain coverage. The coverage should provide you with protection from a number of situations related to the title of the home. If you are buying a home, here are some questions about title insurance you need to ask before closing. Who Is Paying for the Title Insurance?
9 December 2016
Many home buyers want to jump directly into looking at homes and worry about finances once they have a better idea of what they want in a home or once they have a specific home that they would like to finance. Online listings make it easy for people to estimate how much a house would cost and calculate various loans for a home. However, there are several reasons why you should go to a bank and get pre-approved for your loan before you find the real estate agent you want to work with.
7 November 2016
If you are about to move out of your rental apartment, you will want to tidy up, clean and refresh the entire living area before moving day. This should include both the interior and exterior areas. Cleaning up is very important if you expect to have your security deposit returned. Most apartment managers will do a walk-through or move-out inspection after a tenant has moved out. If there is damage, the owners may retain your security deposit for repairs or maintenance, which will be at a monetary loss to you.
3 November 2016
When you're self-employed, basic tasks like filling in applications for apartments for rent become more complicated. Blanks like "employer" and "monthly income" may leave you scratching your head and wondering what to write. When a potential landlord asks where you work, you might stumble over your words, unsure of how to respond. But self-employed people do find apartments every day. You just have to go about your search in the right way.