Have a great weekend!
I thought it only appropriate for my first post to be about the steps involved with buying a home. We will start with the basics and build from there. The thing about real estate is that there are 100 different details that can come into play with each step. That is why it's always important to have a real estate agent by your side looking out for your best interests.
Can you smell it? It’s all around. The air is crisper and cooler and the first of the leaves are starting to turn colors. Just as the trees, we begin to shed our summer layers of cotton dresses, coral polish and even ombre hair. We trade them in for darker locks, Lincoln Park After Dark, and luxe cashmere cardigans. But just because summer Fridays are over, it doesn’t mean the suitcase needs to go back under the bed.
Nine tips for making your move stress free!
To start of your weekend off, we thought we would leave you with a little bit of plumbing humour. Here are our top picks. Let us know which ones are your favourites!
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Buying a new home is exciting – and a big deal. If you’re searching for the perfect place, or you’ve already found it and are under contract, the next step in the process can feel more tedious: moving.
Moving can be stressful, a bit expensive and plenty chaotic. But with some planning, help from friends and a little organization, it doesn’t have to be as hectic as you imagine.
Your credit report is a compilation of information about the way you handle debt. It includes information about how much debt you've accumulated, how you pay your bills, where you live, where you work, whether you've filed bankruptcy, and whether you've had a home foreclosed or vehicle repossessed. If it sounds like your credit report contains a lot of information, that's because it does.
If you’re looking to buy a home, it’s important that you don’t skip over the home inspection. Inspections vary based on the type of property you’re buying, but the goal is the same: to save you from finding any surprise deficiencies with the home. A home inspector will make sure that the home is safe for living and will inform you of any major issues the home may have.
WASHINGTON – July 22, 2013 – History shows us that we don’t need to fear the recent spikes in mortgage rates because they won’t have an impact on home prices, according to Fannie Mae researchers in a new report.
Fannie Mae evaluated the trajectory of mortgage rates since 1990. Over the years, researchers found that rising mortgage rates don’t hamper home sales and have no impact on home prices.
There are so many different ways to answer this question, that there really is no one correct answer. But, there are defiantly certain characteristics to look for when you are trying to find an investment property and some of them will be discussed below.
Location - Location - Location
A highly astute and very profitable real estate investor was once asked, what are the three things that he looks for in a property before he buys it?