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Home Selling

Will Real Estate Agents Show Discount Listings?

Thinking of selling your home? Then you’ve probably already looked into using a traditional agent and factored in their commissions. If you’re anything like us, after hearing the amount of money you’ll have to pay just to sell your home, you went online and searched for better ways to go about...

  • 7 months ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

How Long Does It Take To Close On a House?

Closing is the final step in executing a property transaction. Closing dates are usually set during the negotiation and tend to be a few weeks after an offer has been accepted. The closing also marks the date that the ownership of the property is officially transferred to the buyer. In general, mos...

  • 7 months ago
  • Sterling Place

Home Selling

Best Equipment For High-Quality Staging Photos

When you embark on the sometimes frustrating and often time-consuming quest to sell your home, it is critically important to think about how your home will appear to potential buyers. The way your home looks and is laid out reflects your personal taste and system of organization. However, it is pos...

  • 8 months ago
  • Sterling Place

Who Are First-Time Homebuyers in 2018?

The National Association of Realtors publishes the ‘Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends’ report, surveying home buyers and sellers across the United States. The 2017 report noted that “first-time buyers made up 35 percent of all home buyers.” The U.S Department of Housing and Urban De...

  • 8 months ago
  • Ben Mizes

Investing

How Much Does a New Roof Cost?

For most homeowners, re-roofing is one of the largest renovation expenses. Failing roofs can lead to problems such as interior damage due to mold, rotting wood, and termites. You should consider investing in a new roof when there is visible damage. Roofs on homes situated in areas where there are c...

  • 8 months ago
  • Luke Babich

Investing

Investing in Real Estate Using the BRRRR Method

What is BRRRR? No, it’s not the sound you make while shoveling snow in winter – BRRRR is a popular investment strategy that involves purchasing properties that have great potential (‘diamond in the rough’ as they call it), repairing them, leasing them, refinancing to regain your investm...

  • 8 months ago
  • Ben Mizes

Saving Money

Eco-Friendly Planning for Your House

In the last century, access to “cheap” fossil energy has been a key driver for economic growth and industrialization. In recent years, there has been a global focus on sustainability and sustainable development. One of the most publicized global efforts to drive this change is the United Nation...

  • 8 months ago
  • Jeremy Decker

Renovation

Home Renovation Tips for Success

Taking on a renovation project can be a great way to improve your existing property and add value to your home. Renovations can range from small improvements such as installing a skylight, to adding an extension to a house. These improvements can often require considerable time and cost – so ...

  • 8 months ago
  • Jake Cardenas

Buying a Home

How to Write a Persuasive Offer Letter to the Seller

Making an offer on a property is a big decision and can come with some stress if it is a home in a hot property market with potential buyers bidding against each other. One of the methods to tip the odds in your favor, without increasing your offer, is a letter to the seller. Time described an inst...

  • 8 months ago
  • Ben Mizes

Investing

Do Solar Panels Add Value to a Home?

Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular source of energy for homes on the market today. For some, the benefits of going green might seem like a surefire way to increase the value of your home; however, the question of whether or not they add to resale value is complicated. While it’s tr...

  • 8 months ago
  • Luke Babich

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