INSURABILITY ISSUES… I’ve noticed that homebuyers often put off ordering their homeowner’s insurance policy until the week before closing. It is wise to investigate the insurability of both the home and the buyer as early as possible. That’s right, both the home AND the buyer need to be approved by the insurance company before they […]
So why is it that the square footage of your home is different when it is measured for an appraisal than what the builder’s floor plan showed? And how come different appraisers will measure a home at different sizes? Unless you’ve added onto the home, I’m sure it’s the same size as the day you […]
Zillow is the most popular real estate site. Their most famous (or infamous) feature is their “Zestimate” of a home’s value. Their computer looks at the public records information about a house and then make adjustments based on recent solds. It’s just a ballpark figure, but some buyers and sellers treat it as the gospel […]
Hi everyone, here is my video on buying your first property. Check it out and enjoy. You can also share it with others. Contact me if you have any questions about buying your first property. If you need help getting pre-approved for financing, I can help. I will put in touch with our in-house finance […]
Here is an excellent infographic of to things homeowners can do at the time of resale to recoup costs associated with home improvements. Remember to consult with your local Realtor® before you start any remodels related to reselling your home. They have local resources to help you save money and can advise you on smart […]
Smaller replacement projects, particularly those that enhance curb appeal, remain the most cost effective way for sellers to improve value. BY STACEY MONCRIEFF With home price gains slowing in most parts of the country, sellers will be looking for ways to get top dollar for their listing. Cleaning and staging make a big difference. But […]
IRVINE, CALIF. – January 21, 2015 – Auction.com, LLC, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the findings from its Fourth Quarter 2014 Real Estate Investor Activity Report™, a nationwide survey of real estate investors bidding on properties offered for auction during these respective periods. This research provides insight into real estate investment […]
The most popular thing most people surveyed are looking for is privacy. Also good areas to get out and walk around. Places for kids to play and easy access to outdoor open spaces. Check out this survey for more things people are looking for when they buy.