real-estate

4 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home In An HOA Neighborhood

If you are considering buying a house in a neighborhood that requires membership in a homeowner's association, you may not be sure where to begin when gathering information. If so, the four following questions can help you get started. What Are The Membership Fees? Since most homeowner's associations require a fee for membership, one of the first questions you should ask is how much it is. Along with finding out the cost, you may also want to inquire about the frequency at which the fee is due, such as monthly or yearly. Read More 

How To Protect A Vacant Home While It’s For Sale

Trying to sell a vacant home can not only be more difficult to do, but it can be risky. Anytime a home is vacant, it is prey to criminals. If someone ends up breaking into your vacant home, they can steal things from it and leave it with major damage. As you try to sell a vacant home, you will need to take some steps to make it more enticing to buyers, but you should also take some steps to make sure it is protected from criminals while no one is living there. Read More 

Tasks To Complete Before A Winter Open House

If you've decided that you wish to sell your house during the winter, you need to ensure that it's as presentable as possible during open houses. Many buyers opt to get into the market once spring arrives, meaning that your interest during the winter may be a little light. For this reason, it's important to do all that you can to make people fall in love with your home the minute they pull into the driveway — and that the good vibes continue when they enter the home and begin to walk around. Read More 

2 Excellent Reasons To Rent An Apartment For Your Family

If you are looking for a location to rent, you are going to have several options to choose from. However, if you have a family, you are going to want to make sure that this location is family friendly. You want your family's needs to be met and you want to make sure that it is a place where they can feel safe and otherwise enjoy living. One location that can provide all of this for you is an apartment. Read More 

Two Things You Should Ask About When Touring A Home

There are some pretty standard questions you should ask when doing a home tour, such as the roof's age and the last time the seller's replaced the appliances. However, there are lesser issues you should inquire about that could have a major impact on your costs and how much you enjoy living in the home. Here are two things you should ask about to ensure the house you're touring is the right one for you. Read More