Is it possible for you to delve into home ownership without all the facts? YES. One of my three biggest financial mistakes was buying a home just one year out of college without truly considering all financial implications. Read this article if you’re looking to purchase a home and don’t want to make similar missteps.
Not everyone can be the queen of organization, or the king of homemade cleaning products. Some of us are lazy cleaners, and that’s okay. These home cleaning tips are for the extremely lazy.
Most sellers find their agent through a referral from a friend or relative (39 percent) or by going back to an agent they used to buy or sell before (25 percent), according to the National Association of Realtors. Plus, almost three quarters of sellers said they only got in touch with one agent before settling on whom they would work with. But settling on the first person who comes your way might land you with someone who’s not familiar with your type of house or who makes a slow sale
The Festive Season can be a great time to sell property, and to buy it. Warm weather, sunny gardens and bright rooms, lots of holidaying visitors, and more time on your hands generally all help to stimulate the property market.
Just bear in mind that, Summer Holidays or not, whether you are selling a property or buying one, you want the whole process to be handled professionally and smoothly, with as little delay as possible. After all, both of you are dealing with what is probably one of your most important assets.
Millennials’ priorities can be a little out of the ordinary, but might soon be the new normal. They makeup a huge percentage of rental property management tenants in Australia and it can pay off to alter your property to suit a millennial.
Insects can make any home their own, so long as it contains cracks, doors, and windows for them to fly, wriggle, or hitchhike their way in. And it turns out that the creepy crawlers prefer your living room over your kitchen, according to a new study that was recently highlighted by The Verge.
As a renter, you get to enjoy all the downsides of home ownership without many of the perks.
For example, your dishwasher can break just as easily as the next one, but you don’t get to control how quickly it gets fixed. And while your property is just as vulnerable to break-ins as a regular homeowners’ (if not more so), you don’t have the right to deck it out in whatever security installations you see fit.
Becoming a successful landlord can be a shrewd investment opportunity. You have the potential to make great financial gains, but it is not all plain sailing, and you must not assume that buying a property as an investment is an easy route to success. It takes a lot of time and energy to prepare a property for the rental market and to maintain its worth at the market value. Here are 4 tips to help you be a successful landlord.
Dinner is almost ready, the wine has been chosen and gifts have been wrapped. Hosting guests for the holidays isn’t easy, but somehow, cleaning house — and keeping it clean — is one of the most difficult parts.
Heading in to the holiday season, police want home and business owners to be aware of a rise in burglaries and robberies.
Kimberly Stone manages Stone’s, a convenience store in St. Albans. Two months after taking over the property, an attempted robbery took place in September.
The employee refused to give the offender cash, but they managed to get away with the employee’s phone, and some cigarettes.