The Affordability of a New Home Purchase

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“There has been much recent public discussion about the rising price of… homes, and concern that an increasing number of families are [being] priced out of the… home market.” – John C. Weicher. Are you looking at purchasing your own home? Do you need to take out a mortgage bond in order to fund your new purchase, or are you one of the few fortunate people who are able to purchase your home cash? Are you considering renovating the house once you have purchased it? The fact of the matter Read more [...]

SIGNS YOU ARE READY TO BUY YOUR OWN HOUSE

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Start a new chapter of your life by making a leap from renting to owning a house. Just know that it’s big decision to make, and with the freedom of owning a house comes certain responsibilities.   In exchange for a security and privacy, you have to be able to pay for all the house maintenance, the taxes and property insurance. So before you actually buy your own home, you first have to make sure that you are ready emotionally, physically and financially.   These are the signs Read more [...]

Why Real Estate Investment Is The Best Place For Your Cash

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When it comes to investing your money there are so many options in front of you that it can be hard to know which one to choose. Do you enter into the stock market? Look to make high returns on the futures market? Trade currency?It all comes down to knowledge really, perhaps trading is something that comes naturally to you in which case that is where you should be heading with your money. For most people however they want to invest in an area with the highest possibility of return and the lowest Read more [...]

The future of real estate: The influencing factors

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It's been on something of a downward curve over recent years, yet we finally seem to have reached a point where the real estate market is progressing the right way. In fact, over the course of next year, the outlook is seemingly set to get even better. The likes of Clay Hutson and other established real estate agents are already reporting more interest than usual - and the statistics suggest that this is only going to get better. Industry experts believe that the scene is set for real estate to Read more [...]

Home Insurance Vs Home Warranty Understand The Differences Between These Policies

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What do you know about home warranty policies? You might think that a home warranty is a type of homeowners’ insurance policy. On the contrary, home warranties are completely separate from homeowners’ insurance. These two types of policies offer protection for homeowners’ belongings in different ways. Understanding the differences between them will help you make the best decisions when it comes to protecting your property. This information is valuable whether you’re a longtime homeowner or Read more [...]

A Simple Guide to Buying a House on the Internet

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There are a lot of trusted sites online to buy a house. Here’s a guide to help you access them. To a lot of people, the Internet is the first place to go to if you’re looking for a certain product or service. While this is true with products like clothing and services like product printing, it is not always the case for people who are looking to buy an actual house. Most of the time, buying a house requires you to go the actual site to make your decision. This is to make sure that you understand Read more [...]

Top distressed commercial real estate markets in North America

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If you are looking to get into commercial real estate on the cheap, and you have a high tolerance for risk, then going after properties in cities with distressed economies is the way to go. Joseph Johnson Welfont is always on the look out for distressed commercial real estate throughout North America, as he knows it is a great long-term investment to own a property in a highly desired location, even if times aren't as bright as they once were. In this article, we will talk about about cities Read more [...]

The home buying experience: Debunking the myths

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You only have to view the millions of houses that are now listed online to see how the internet affects real estate tremendously. While this is most definitely superb for the home buyer, there are some side effects. There is a lot of poor advice being circulated, while some of the readily-available data is also interpreted badly which never helps matters either. The result from all of the above? All sorts of myths occur - many of which couldn't be further from the truth. If we were to scour the Read more [...]

How real-estate and Snapchat are going hand-in-hand

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It would be fair to say that digital marketing has transformed a lot of industries and in relation to real estate, you only have to look at the hordes of websites advertising properties to see this. There's one medium which is making progress that's slipping completely under the radar though. We first saw this mentioned in the Twitter feed of Chase Rubin, with the account highlighting an article about Snapchat and how this is revolutionizing the job of the real estate agent. Several years ago, Read more [...]

How Not to Regret Renting Out Your Home

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There are many reasons that you might decide to rent your home – perhaps you are relocating to a new city for work but plan to return and don’t want to sell, or perhaps you are downsizing to an apartment and want to earn some extra money by renting out your house. Maybe you have purchased property as an investment. Whatever your reasons or circumstances, becoming a landlord is a great way to earn income but there are some things that you need to do in order to protect yourself and your property Read more [...]