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!
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.
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.
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.
4 April 2016
Many people find it difficult to call a pest care professional to get ride of mice because the cute little creatures tug at their heartstrings. But in real life, mice aren't the adorable critters found in cartoons and story books -- they carry all manner of contagious diseases that can harm or even kill household residents as well as domestic pets. Following are just five of the diseases that you can catch from a mouse.
23 March 2016
Hiring professional movers certainly simplifies the moving process on your end. You don't have to worry about packing everything safely or driving a big truck -- those challenges are left to the pros! However, there are some things you'll still need to take care of on your own before the movers arrive to pack up your things. Here's a list of those tasks: 1. Gather your important paperwork. Important paperwork is a lot safer with you than in the moving truck.