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Real Estate

Fundamentals

7 Real Estate Pitfalls That Could Cost You A Sale

Selling a home has its typical challenges. Maybe the couple across the street just listed their house, which you know has an amazing kitchen (while yours is just slightly less so). Maybe values have started to drop a tad. Or … more

Many ‘fix-it’ Projects Require A Contractor’s License

Home sellers may to need to hire someone to do maintenance or corrective work before a sale. more

5 Things You Should Know About Home Inspections

If you’re hiring someone to inspect the home you want to buy, or you’re a seller, here are five things you need to know. more

Finance

Understanding The “Tax Free” Exchange

Residential homeowners have a number of tax benefits, the most important of which is the exclusion of up to $500,000 profit made on the sale of the principal residence. But real estate investors — large and small — still have … more

Lease/Options Are Useful, But Can Be Tricky

A Lease with Option to Purchase (Lease/Option) is a useful tool in an agent’s box, regardless of general market conditions. more

Helping first-time home buyers get from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’

Many consumers now find themselves in a great position financially to become a first-time homeowner. more

Home Improvement

3 simple DIY updates to make your home safer and more energy efficient

(BPT) – At the height of summer when busy schedules are at their peak, it’s difficult to find time to cross home improvement projects off of your to-do list. But as the seasons change, it’s important to be mindful of … more

Keeping Your Home Safe When You’re On Vacation

Top Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe When You’re On Vacation more

6 Surefire Methods To Keep Your Neighbors Noise Out

If you’re tired of dealing with unwanted noise, consider these methods to block out your neighbor. more

Relocation

Relocating in 2016? 6 tips for a stress free move

Does the prospect of moving have you buzzing with excitement? Or are you left with worries about packing and clutter? more

8 Points To Consider Before Buying Rural Property

Before Buying Rural Property and moving to the country: 8 Points To Consider more

Time To Remodel Or Buy? Consider Insurance In Your Decision

Is it time to remodel, or is it time to buy a new home and move? more