For years you have been scrimping and saving, preparing for that day when you could purchase your first house. Now, that day has arrived. However, now that it is here, it becomes evident that the process of home buying can be a little overwhelming for a first time buyer. So, what … Read The Full Post
The new millennium has not been good to stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other financial investments. Most investors have found that the best performing asset in their portfolio is their home. Real estate has been a safe haven for investors with appreciation far outpacing other investments. With the security and growing … Read The Full Post
The biggest issue many homeowners face when listing their house for sale is the price. You want to get the most you can, but be careful when it comes to pricing it to high.
Listing Your Property With To High of a Price.
For no particular reason, you have picked up … Read The Full Post
There are unfettered firms which exist only on paper as a front for flogging shares and land investments etc with the promise of extraordinarily high returns when in reality they may be nearly worthless.
Thousands of investors have been caught out by land investment scams like the one happen in Kent … Read The Full Post
Real estate management. Real estate management firms – making life easier. Real estate investment can happen for various reasons. You could invest in real estate because you need a house for yourself (that house of your dreams that you so badly want). You could use real estate as a means for … Read The Full Post
There are many people who get into real estate investing and who, in the process, just follow a simple formula which is using the well tried and certainly most tested way of doing business in real estate and that is to buy homes being put up for sale by owners who … Read The Full Post
Is it a Good Idea to Sell Your Home Yourself?.Are you thinking about selling your home?. Have you been thinking of selling it by yourself instead of hiring a real estate agent?. There are several advantages of selling your home yourself, but there are disadvantages as well. To make it easier … Read The Full Post
Should you buy or rent?. It depends on your circumstances, and the real estate market where you are going to live. Years ago, I sold a home for a young couple who owed almost as much as the sales price on their house. They needed to take money from savings to … Read The Full Post
Many people have asked whether or not FSBO’s are really worth the time and effort involved in the sale. The simple answer is, Yes! It stands to reason that the FSBO industry is based on some amount of success or else it would never have grown to the size it currently … Read The Full Post
A few words about self-proclaimed experts on Realtors and pricing your home, especially those self-proclaimed experts who aren’t Realtors or haven’t read the studies. Generally, in my readings, I find two diametrically opposed ‘expert’ opinions on how Realtors price your home. Both can’t be right because they contradict each other. And … Read The Full Post