Nov 12, 2014, 11:56,
Beautiful master bedroom sitting areas
Nov 11, 2014, 16:17,
Tactile, warm and natural – this is the beauty of wood. Often used on floors, why not make it a feature of your home and use it on the wall instead?
Nov 6, 2014, 18:09,
Get inspired to turn your bedroom into a personal sanctuary
Oct 23, 2014, 13:51,
3 Super Small Homes With Floor Area Under 400 Square Feet
Oct 21, 2014, 14:38,
Oct 18, 2014, 19:53,
Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.
Oct 18, 2014, 19:35,
Getting ready to spend a lazy Sunday here?
Oct 17, 2014, 14:17,
Cabin remodel and addition
Oct 14, 2014, 21:12,
Describe this bathroom in one word...
Oct 14, 2014, 11:14,
Great Home Design Ideas. What would you comment on about this space?
Oct 13, 2014, 18:40,
Need some home decorating ideas? Find great decorating ideas and home design tips here ...
Oct 11, 2014, 20:55,
Disney's Granddaughter Buys A Fairytale Rustic Retreat
Can somebody call Snow White? We know she'd love this dreamlike mountainside ranch.
Oct 8, 2014, 23:37,
Here's a peek at THE MOST expensive house in Hawaii—take a look at the rest.
Sep 23, 2006, 11:06,
There are several reasons why selling a house can be a problem. If you learn how to handle certain situations and are open to creative investing techniques finding a suitable buyer and getting to cash out will not be a problem. Be aware of the latest financing schemes as well as estimate your property¡¯s value accurately. Be flexible and your house is as good as sold.
Apr 1, 2006, 21:16,
There are obvious differnece between home owners and their tenants.
Mar 20, 2006, 16:44,
The physical condition of property has the most obvious and visible effect on value. Often, little things that could easily be fixed are left unfixed to the detriment of that property's market value. Both today's price and the rate of equity growth in the future are affected directly by what you see when you look at that house.
Jan 28, 2006, 23:09,
One of the primary benefits of investing in real estate is that making payments on property is a means of forced savings.
Jan 27, 2006, 10:02,
Many buyers feel they must sell their present home before they purchase their out-of-state real estate for retirement. Sometimes this is necessary because they need to liquidate their assets in order to allow them to make their new purchase.
Jan 11, 2006, 19:40,
An offer to purchase a property and writing a satisfactory agreement are paramount in the execution of a successful real estate transaction.
Jan 6, 2006, 16:15,
With most listings, if a broker finds a buyer "ready, willing, and able" to purchase the property under the conditions established by the listing, the broker is then entitled to a commission
Jan 6, 2006, 16:00,
Much of investment real estate is approached from the buyer's perspective: how to get property and how to hold it rather than how to sell it.
Jan 3, 2006, 06:09,
In my years of experience I have sold more than just a few homes to buyers who were lucky enough to have hit us at the right time where we desperately needed a sale and were willing to drop our price all the way down to our cost in order to do so.
Jan 3, 2006, 05:58,
If you attempt to build a new home far away from where you live, the problems can only exponentially increase.
Nov 28, 2005, 15:08,
Why am I buying out-of-state real estate?
This seems like an obvious question. As a matter of fact, it seems so obvious you might wonder why it’s even worth asking. Why are you looking to purchase your out-of-state real estate? Why are you looking to purchase a retirement home in Florida, or a resort location in Arizona, or a second vacation home in Oregon? The answer to that question will have a lot to do with developing the rest of your strategy in identifying and making your out-of-state purchase.
Nov 26, 2005, 15:35,
The process of buying and selling real estate is full of terms and procedures that are completely new to first-time buyers. Unless you first master these basics, you will find it impossible to understand what equity sharing is and how it fits into the real estate universe. This article will give you the foundation to become an equity sharing expert.
Nov 13, 2005, 10:43,
By using some simple FSBO (For Sale by Owner) tips and techniques, the average homeowner can learn the secrets to selling his or her own home without the assistance of a real estate agent.
Oct 30, 2005, 20:45,
You want to get top dollar for your home, but, at the same time, do not want to turn away potential buyers. Here is a practical guide to pricing your home by an experienced Realtor.
Oct 30, 2005, 20:02,
Negotiating a successful sale of your home requires an environment that sustains the buyer's interest and trust during the process.
Oct 26, 2005, 00:24,
There are both advantages and disadvantages of being a home owner in a neighborhood with a home owner association. Consider both before deciding whether this is a step you should take.
Oct 23, 2005, 16:51,
Although buyers will not pay more than market value, they will pay a premium for homes that are in excellent condition and well presented. With good condition and presentation, you can reach the high end of the price range achievable for your house.
Oct 12, 2005, 16:06,
Learn how to sell your property faster and at the best possible price. Selling your property quickly and at the highest price is the target for everyone looking to move. However, the reality can be quite different so it is important to give yourself the maximum opportunity to achieve both of these goals.
Sep 29, 2005, 04:07,
When dashing out to buy Investment Property do not be in such a rush that you invest in “Fool’s Gold.” Fool’s Gold has had many enthusiastic prospectors unearth these nuggets of the right color and luster only to find it to discover that they have wasted tons of money and time digging up pyrite, or fool’s gold. This same malady befalls many inexperienced, and occasionally experienced, investors.
Sep 8, 2005, 17:33,
When selling your home, you need to be careful in avoiding some very common mistakes. Read on to find out more...
Sep 6, 2005, 15:45,
Is your pet worth $100,000? It may be if you don’t make accommodations for it when selling your home.
Sep 3, 2005, 23:09,
You’re selling your home as a FSBO (for sale by owner) and you get annoyed when real estate brokers call you, right? That’s a reasonable response when you’re doing all the work to market your property to save thousands of dollars in broker commissions. However, when a “buyer broker” calls, you might want to listen.
Aug 29, 2005, 15:27,
The dramatic rise in real estate prices has brought a lot of thieves out of the woodwork. They are now using identity theft to steal equity from homeowners.
Aug 29, 2005, 15:21,
A popular real estate scam that is now rampant throughout the country involves offering help to those in financial trouble while secretly stealing their home. Here are details as to how you can avoid deed theft.
Aug 28, 2005, 11:40,
It is no secret that the current real estate market is hot, hot, hot. Sellers can receive multiple bids for their property on the same day. In the rush of the moment, your emotions can carry you into a bidding war. Using timing clauses can help avoid such a situation and protect you from buyer’s remorse.
Aug 27, 2005, 18:22,
Many communities have associations for homeowners, property owners, condo owners, or similar associations. The presence of a homeowners association, also known as “HOA”, introduces another layer of rules and regulations to consider when buying a home. Some people love these associations and some hate them.
Aug 27, 2005, 18:19,
In addition to zoning, some properties have covenants recorded at the courthouse that “run with the land.” These “protective covenants” can put a serious pinch in your plans for a piece of property.
Aug 27, 2005, 18:13,
When you buy a home, you need to be aware of the various things that can limit your control over the property. This is as true for finished lots and single family homes as it is for townhouses, condos, and apartments.
Aug 27, 2005, 11:25,
If you are currently renting, you need to know about the possible advantages of home ownership, and if they apply to your current situation. Are you financially ready to make such a large investment? How expensive of a home can you afford? Is the current market environment favorable for buying a home?
Aug 26, 2005, 17:24,
It can be very frustrating to put your home on the market, expecting a fast sale, only to find that after six months you’re still waiting for an offer. What can you do?
Aug 26, 2005, 17:08,
As you grow older, the issue of wealth building comes front and center. Wealth building simply refers to increasing the net value of your total assets. Wealth building over time is one of the advantages of home ownership.
Aug 25, 2005, 17:12,
Moving to a new community can be a great adventure, if you go with the right attitude and a sound strategy for settling-in. Incorporate these tips into an action plan, and you’ll stay focused, organized and proactive—just what’s needed to put roots down fast.
Aug 25, 2005, 17:07,
Here are 10 advantages to using a real estate professional when buying a newly constructed home.
Aug 24, 2005, 17:01,
Sellers Beware- If you don’t spend out on home improvements to complete major repairs it could have a disproportionate affect on the value of the property.
Aug 24, 2005, 16:14,
Whether you are selling a house, townhouse, condo or apartment, there are universal tips that will help it sell. Primary among those tips are making sure your home “shows well.”
Aug 23, 2005, 20:08,
If you are in the market to purchase a home, it can be easy to fall in love at first sight. Do so at your own risk. While the overall appearance of a home is important, the quality is in the details. In this article, I provide a checklist of window issues you should consider when viewing a home.
Aug 23, 2005, 20:03,
In a real estate transaction, a touchy issue is how much trust the seller has in a buyer. The existence of a good faith deposit helps put a seller at rest.
Aug 23, 2005, 13:46,
If you are making the transition from renter to homeowner, you're not alone. In 2004, 40 percent of homebuyers were purchasing for the first time, according to "The 2004 National Association of REALTORS?Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers."
Aug 21, 2005, 12:00,
First-time buyers are continuing to suffer from house prices rises. While incomes are not increasing as fast as property prices, first-time buyers are forced to take longer saving for a mortgage.
Aug 21, 2005, 11:38,
Learn more about home building terminology. Every concept you need to know about real estate and home building.
Aug 20, 2005, 19:49,
Do you think you'll save a lot of money if you sell it yourself? Get ready for a rude awakening, and call a good real estate agent.
Aug 20, 2005, 19:30,
Yes, I'll admit it's not right, and quite environmentally insensitive (stupid) for me to have it there. However, even though I know I should have disposed of it by now, that fact is, it's still there. Seeing it there prompted me to think about, if I was selling my home, how easy something like that would me to 'forget' about and leave behind - for the buyers to deal with.
Aug 20, 2005, 19:11,
When buying something, you can buy in one of two markets. The first is buying on terms in the retail market and the second is buying in the wholesale cash market. This can be illustrated by referring to the biggest purchase we all make in our lifetime - Real Estate.
Aug 20, 2005, 13:22,
When you bought your home, you offered less than you were willing to pay, right? That's the most common negotiation technique. For experienced investors, however, that's just one little secret among the many more powerful ones. What else can you do?
Aug 20, 2005, 13:17,
One of the biggest mistakes people make when selling a house, is not understanding real estate value.
Jul 10, 2005, 10:47,
I think it's time someone put a stop to the accelerated mortgage nonsense. This scheme, variously known as the "Banker's Secret," or accelerated mortgage plan, or bi-weekly mortgage plan are almost always a poor deal for the person who decides to go into on of these programs. This is true for at least three reasons.
Jun 30, 2005, 15:31,
Before you take possession of your new home, the builder will invite you to "walk through" the house to conduct a pre-occupancy inspection. The following checklist will help you to inspect your new home.
Jun 29, 2005, 19:29,
As if one real estate transaction is not hectic enough?many of us end up needing to sell one place in order to move up to the next?this is the “real estate catch 22? Do we buy first?? Do we sell first??
Jun 24, 2005, 14:42,
If you have decided to sell your own home, at least have a clear understanding of value, and watch out for common mistakes.
Jun 23, 2005, 11:21,
Ever wanted to know how to snatch up property for a steal? Find out how.
Jun 12, 2005, 12:19,
Most homebuyers depend almost completely on a real estate agent for advice when they decide on a price to offer for a home. Homebuyers working without a real estate agent often make this decision based on limited information and with virtually no analysis. This can result in a purchase price that is thousands of dollars greater than the actual market value of the home and a big problem if there is an unexpected need to sell the home in the first three years or so.
Jun 12, 2005, 12:14,
Until relatively recently, the process by which buyers used real estate brokers and agents remained the same for quite a few generations. Real estate companies are paid to provide the service of matching up a buyer with a seller of property. Historically, those folks acted as representatives of the owners of property for sale and owed those owners certain duties and obligations by what is called the law of agency. Not to go into too much detail, let's just say that brokers and agents, which I will just call agents from here on, worked to promote the best interests of their clients, the sellers. This includes getting the buyer to pay the maximum price for the property.
Jun 7, 2005, 09:29,
This is by no means an exhaustive list of what's available in the area of prefabricated homes and buildings. This article is to introduce you to the world prefab. If you're in the industry, you'll probably be cringing about now at the word "prefab". But, the word is one that has become synonymous with homes and buildings that have been partially or fully assembled in a factory setting. I for one am excited to see the latest versions of modern prefabs emerging globally. They're well thought out, beautiful, and energy-efficient.
Jun 4, 2005, 10:03,
Selling your home? Here are some suggestions to help you sell yours for more than your next door neighbor's, and faster! Most buyers will know within 15 SECONDS after crossing the threshold if they want your home. But first, you need to attract them inside!
May 28, 2005, 15:20,
Setting a price is probably THE most important decision you will make when selling your house. A solid pricing strategy will sell your house quickly and for the most money possible. The following will help you get set the RIGHT price:
May 26, 2005, 08:49,
This discussion leans toward answering questions asked most often by our youthful men and women in there early twenties. They often begin to ask themselves the question, “Should I consider buying a home, condo/town-home or some other type of real estate that I can call my own??Due to the fact that housing has up to this point always been provided for or lived in on a rented basis we tend to find that our newest contributing members of society find themselves at a loss for the most beneficial and advantageous way to enter this next phase of self-sufficiency.
May 10, 2005, 12:21,
It is easy to be intimidated by the size of a rehab project, particularly if you’ve never tackled one before. This chapter breaks down the steps involved in completing a renovation from start to finish and removes some of the mystery, and hopefully some of the fear, surrounding a renovation. I hope you find it a useful tool when eyeing your next fixer upper.
May 4, 2005, 13:11,
I am hoping that in one year I will be buying a home. I have found the area of town I want to live in and found the condo complex that I can both afford and enjoy.
I have bought a home before so I won't qualify for any first time buyers deals. I am embarrassed to say that when I bought my first home, my husband and I were disgustingly naive. I am no longer married and I want to be totally prepared to search and purchase within a few months of my lease expiring. [More]
May 2, 2005, 13:45,
You can be a pro at buying a home: Whether you are buying your first home or you are an experienced home buyer who owns more than one home, there are some things that can help you get faster results and get more professional and pleasant help from your Realtor.
Apr 30, 2005, 14:09,
BUY FROM FANNIE MAE?
Fannie Mae buys mortgages from lenders. That keeps the
home loan market liqued.
Apr 29, 2005, 13:24,
Don't just jump into selling your home without considering a few important factors. Read to find out more.
Apr 28, 2005, 14:05,
Use Google right now and do a search on, "Home Buying Guide". Take a few minutes to check and see what's out there and then come right back. Now, try "Home Buyer Guide" and check to see what's out there for that. Overwhelming, isn’t it? And that’s exactly the problem facing today’s prospective homebuyers; not knowing how to sort through all of the information that is offered to them when buying a home. Do you know what the other problem is?