Category Houses for sale

When To Walk Away: 5 House-Hunting Red Flags

real estateTouring homes for sale is all about taking in the details. While a Zillow report found that 48% of buyers look for homes that have never been lived in, that is not always realistic. So, when you are touring a potential home, it is important to keep an eye out for problematic features. The following are some of the most common red flags that should make you consider other options.

  1. Significant Maintenance Needs: When looking at real estate, it is generally expected that there will be some maintenance required after purchase. But it’s important to be realistic. If you start making a long list of projects in your head while you are touring, it may be more costly than its worth.
  2. Strange Smells: Trust your senses when looking at a home for sale...
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Buying A New Home? 4 Need to Know Tips

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Buying a new home can be an exciting endeavor, especially for first time home buyers, but it can also become overwhelming fairly quickly. Looking through new houses for ?the one? isn’t as simple as you may think, there are several factors you want to keep in mind to optimize your experience. Preventing yourself from getting sucked into the hype that, in the real estate world, can suck you in and leave you dazed and wondering how you ended up where you landed once the dust settles. With that being said, here are the top four tips you’re going to want to know before diving in:

Take your time: Once you decide on your new home, make no mistake,

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If You Think You Don’t Need a Realtor, You Might Want to Think Again

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There is not a block or a neighborhood you could drive around today and not see the famous sign that says, “For Sale By Owner!” Everyone thinks they can sell their own homes. Of course, it is their right. It is also their right to leave way too much money on the closing table because they didn’t know what they were doing.

Hiring a realtor is where you are actually going to be making an investment. Your realtor can help you separate your business interest self from your emotionally attached self when it comes to how much to list your home for, what upgrades or repairs could enhance the value and what to do once the offers start coming in.