Social media is a great way to keep up with friends and a welcome distraction during the work week lunch break. It's also a valuable marketing tool - for businesses and even when selling your home.
While viral marketing and well-funded projects... (Read More)
Most things in a real estate transaction are negotiable. You can haggle over the agents’ commissions, the money put aside for repairs, the amount of time you have to get your loan approved—anything that’s in a contract is up for... (Read More)
You don’t need to sell your house to generate cash. Several products can help you liquidate the equity you’ve built in your home: a cash-out refinance, a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit.
You can calculate your approximate... (Read More)
You may have heard that homeownership is no longer the American Dream it once was, but the truth is that the number of homeowners in this country continues to be strong. In fact, the average percentage of Americans who own a home has been above 64%... (Read More)
Looking to get top dollar for your property? Most sellers stick to cleaning and staging. However, if you think your property needs more than a little TLC, certain remodeling projects can help.
Before you install a spa-like master bathroom and... (Read More)
The reality shows make it look so easy. No matter your budget, you can turn any rundown or outdated house into your dream home … in only a few weeks!
Well, the reality of buying a property in disrepair and fixing it up is far different from... (Read More)
You wouldn't trade your kids for anything. They bring laughter and joy to your life, they amaze you with their creativity and kindness, and they comfort you with hugs and kisses. Yes, children are pretty awesome. But the reality is that they are... (Read More)
If you're purchasing a home, should you test for radon? This odorless, radioactive gas occurs naturally in the ground throughout the United States and can seep upward into buildings. It is responsible for as many as 30,000 lung-cancer deaths... (Read More)
For some, living on a golf course is the epitome of a luxury lifestyle. For those who golf, the appeal is obvious. And for those who don’t, the sweeping views and open spaces that come with a home on the course are powerfully attractive.
As... (Read More)
There is no such thing as too much storage space. When your home is on the market, highlighting your closets is one of the most important things you can do to entice potential buyers. But you don't need a luxurious master walk-in suite to make a... (Read More)