Blog Archive

8 Jun 2013

House Hunting Tips & Checklist

House hunting can be an exciting but taxing, and often confusing activity. Having seen one home after another, you begin to focus more on getting the task done with rather than actually checking out the homes to
8 Jun 2013

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

With the culmination of a long hard winter comes the bloom of spring, and the need to clean out the entire house in order to prepare it for the increasingly warm weather ahead. Undertaking a thorough inspection
8 Jun 2013

Professional Real Estate Photography Tips

Good listing photos are essential if you are trying to advertize your home on the internet – predictably, home owners who upload high-quality, professional pictures of their house tend to end up with top dollar offers. It
8 Jun 2013

Little Improvements Equal Big Returns

When putting a house up for sale, it is essential to take some time and money out to spruce up the house, and make it look more attractive in order to draw in potential buyers and get
8 Jun 2013

How to Choose Art for your Home

After a home has been given a thorough cleaning, and all necessary repairs have been made, a home owner can move onto the next stage – decorating and personalizing the home. Art is a great way to
8 Jun 2013

Tips for High Value Appraisals

In order to determine the market value of your home, it is essential to have a home appraiser around to have a look at it and assess its worth. If you are looking for a high value
8 Jun 2013

Things that Buyers Hate to See

Conducting home viewings is essential if you’re looking to sell your house, and in order to get top dollar, you will need to present your home in the best possible light. Highlighting all the best features is
8 Jun 2013

Why Doesn’t My Home Sell?

Why doesn’t my home sell? This is the most common question home owners ask after placing their properties on the market. There are many different reasons why a home may not sell, but the five listed below
8 Jun 2013

Home Maintenance for the Fall

Each season homes undergo changes due to weather conditions and temperatures. Besides the weather, aging and human abuse also affect the condition of your home. In order to keep all components of your home running properly, and
8 Jun 2013

Your home your greatest asset!

You probably spent a lot of time and resources on finding your dream home in the perfect location and then negotiating the price before signing the contract. Now that you have your own home, you must realize
8 Jun 2013

Meet the Neighbors

If you have bought a new home, you probably spent a lot of time assessing the location and neighborhood, which is as important as the property itself. However, if you don’t have good relations with your neighbors,
8 Jun 2013

Elements of an Offer Explained

Every contractual agreement has two basic components, offer and acceptance. One party, the offeror, makes an offer which is either accepted or declined by the other party, the offeree. In case the offeree accepts the offer, it
7 Jun 2013

Key Locations to Improve Curb Appeal

Kerb appeal of your house can make or break your selling deal. Prospective buyers want to see their future home in the best condition. If your home has a good curb appeal, the potential buyers would want
7 Jun 2013

How Do I Choose The Perfect Neighborhood?

The location of your new home is at times even more important than the home itself. Even if you find your dream home, chances are you will regret your investment if the location is not good enough.
7 Jun 2013

Home Renovation Financing Options

Home renovation can have several advantages and is usually done to improve energy saving and safety, expand living space, increase the value of the property or simply give it a makeover. However, home renovation is not exactly
7 Jun 2013

Tips to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

If you are looking to put your property on the market this spring, you will find the following 8 tips very useful. Price it right While your property probably holds a lot of sentimental value for you,
7 Jun 2013

Things to Consider before Buying a House

You might think you have found the perfect home in the best location, but there are certain things most people forget to check and end up regretting the purchase later on. Visit the property at different hours
7 Jun 2013

5 Steps to First Time Home Ownership

Buying your very first house is going to be a memorable experience throughout your life. Whatever the reason behind your decision, you need to be prepared before you take the plunge and purchase your own property for