Real Estate

What Are Prorated Taxes When Buying A House?

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One key difference between renting a house and buying one is that when you own a house, you are responsible for paying property taxes on it. In most areas, people pay their property taxes twice each year, and when you buy a house, this part of the deal can often confuse people. If you are buying a house and want to figure out how property taxes work and what proration means with them, here are several things you should know about this when buying a house.

1 October 2018

Want Luxurious Condo Living? 4 Amenities Worth Demanding

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When you are ready to buy a property, you will need to decide whether you want a condo, townhome, or single-family home. While you can enjoy luxurious living in a single-family home, you may not be interested in all the maintenance that comes with this kind of property. A great alternative is to buy a condo in a community with luxurious amenities. In addition to finding a high-end condo, you should demand several luxurious amenities while shopping.

1 October 2018

Tips For Negotiating Commission With A Real Estate Agent

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If you are looking to put your home on the market, hiring a real estate agent can help your home to sell faster and for more money than attempting to list it yourself. However, hiring a real estate agent is not free. A real estate agent typically takes a certain percentage of the sale, which varies based on where you live. But these amounts are not set in stone. You can typically negotiate a commission with a real estate agent.

28 September 2018

Elevate Your Home's Curb Appeal To Pump Up Its Sales Price

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When a potential buyer and their real estate agent pull up in front of your home, they should both be wowed enough by its curb appeal to desire a further look. While curb appeal alone won't sell your home, it must draw people in and make them want to tour the rest of the property. When done well, great curb appeal helps facilitate a quick home sale for a top-dollar price.

28 September 2018

Do You Plan To Retire In Your Next Home? 3 Tips To Find A House That Allows You To Age In Place

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When retirement is just a few short years away, every decision that you make must take your future into consideration. While searching for a new house always requires you to carefully weigh your options, it takes on greater importance when you know that you prefer to make it your forever home. The post-retirement years are a time of great change, and you must prepare for changes in your health or abilities that affect your living situation.

28 September 2018

How To Make Sure That You Are A Successful Real Estate Broker

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If you have always been in residential real estate but have decided to reach out into the commercial real estate industry, then you know just how competitive this type of real estate is. To ensure that you make a big impression as you enter commercial real estate, this article has listed a few things for you to do. Ready to learn a little bit more? Read on.  Get a Big Property One of the easiest and best ways for you to create a name for yourself in the commercial real estate industry is to get a big property right off of the bat.

28 September 2018

Pros And Cons Of Buying A Two-Bedroom House

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When searching for a home, many people want to buy at least a 3-bedroom abode. But if you're single or a couple just starting out, you may come across some 2-bedroom homes you think may be feasible. Should you buy a 2-bedroom home? Here are few things to keep in mind as you make this decision. 1. Two bedrooms mean less to clean. If you are single or a couple without children, you probably don't need that third bedroom.

27 September 2018

Should You Sell Your Home to a Flipper?

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When it's time to move out and move on, most people envision selling their home to a new couple or individual who will enjoy it as much as they have. However, if your home is older and in need of a little remodeling, you might be approached by a flipper and asked to sell to them. You may also approach a flipper on your own after seeing a "we buy houses"

27 September 2018

Reasons To Paint Your Home Before Listing It

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If selling your house this year is a goal you have, you may want to get started with some tasks around your house to prepare it for sale. One of the main tasks to consider doing is repainting your house. This could include not only the inside of the house, but it may also include the outside too, and here are some of the top reasons real estate agents recommend repainting a house before listing it.

27 September 2018

Buying A Home After Becoming Self-Employed? 3 Tips For Getting The Right House

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Purchasing a home when you're self-employed can come with some different concerns compared to somebody that needs to worry about commuting to work. When you're just beginning the search for the right home, you'll need to consider the following tips so that your new home will be a comfortable fit for you. Meeting with a realtor and discussing your need for a home that's comfortable as a self-employed individual can help you find a much better match for a home.

27 September 2018