Detached Family homes are not always the ideal situation for EVERY buyer. For some buyers, townhomes may be an attractive alternative option. There are many reasons such a buyer might consider a townhome. Here are some of the most common reasons a buyer might prefer a townhome property: Affordability- Because of … [Read more...] about Why the townhome lifestyle may be best for you
Are you considering selling your Townhome or Patio Home? Selling a property in a tough market brings many new challenges. Buyers these days have a large inventory of properties from which to choose. They are very picky. Because of this, it is paramount to consider the best ways to improve appearance and show (the) quality of … [Read more...] about Selling A Home in a Difficult Market
Curb appeal is the term that brokers use to describe how a home looks from the street or curb in front of the home. The term mostly applies to single-family homes rather than townhouses or condos since most condo associations care for surrounding exterior and common areas of the condos. The street presence and curb appeal of … [Read more...] about Curb Appeal – Attracting Buyers from the Street
When a homeowner decides to sell their home, they must decide what renovations, repairs or improvements should be done to fix their property. Often homeowners fall into two extreme groups: those wanting to do nothing or those wanting to fix everything. Usually, neither of these extremes is the right choice. The first step for … [Read more...] about Renovations, Repairs, and Improvements
The decision to sell your home can occur in a variety of ways, all of which, can be emotionally and psychologically complicated. The decision to leave the protected environment that you've called home may be your decision or it may be one that someone like an employer made for you. Whether you've been in your home 30 years, 3 … [Read more...] about Making the Decision to Sell Your Home
First time home buyers face many challenges in understanding the process of purchasing a home, obtaining a mortgage, and knowing which type of loan will best suit their needs. Advice from well meaning loved ones can be helpful, but buying a home is a major financial commitment and you would be wise to educate yourself on the … [Read more...] about Tips For First Time Home Buyers
The Importance of Understanding the Home Owner’s Association When Purchasing a Townhome or Patio Home There are many things to consider when buying a townhome or patio home. One very important aspect of living in a townhome or patio home is the Home Owner’s Association. While often there are similarities in HOA’s, there also … [Read more...] about Understanding Home Owner’s Asoociations
Buying a first home can be scary experience. Often buyers imagine the worst. Will I know a good house when I see it? What if I'm not able to re-sale the house that I buy? How can I make sure I'm making a good investment? What if I pay too much and home prices drop? How do I know that the market is going to stay hot? After … [Read more...] about Should I Buy in a Hot Market?