Tag: Real Estate

Should you Rent a Moving Container?
Posted on 11/17/2019
Should you Rent a Moving Container?
If you are planning for a move, hiring a truck is one of the first things that comes to mind. However, trucks are not the only means to transport your belongings. Have you ever heard of a Moving Container? A Moving container is a portable and durable storage unit that you can use to carry your stuff to...
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How to Negotiate the Deal When Buying a House
Posted on 09/08/2019
How to Negotiate the Deal When Buying a House
Buying or selling a house is one of the most significant financial transactions because in most cases, it involves spending a considerable amount of money. Getting the best possible deal is important to make sure that you are getting value for your money and not overspending unnecessarily. To negotiate a better arrangement when purchasing a house, you need...
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The New Purchasing Power House
Posted on 09/01/2019
The New Purchasing Power House
The Internet has changed the way you shop, but it has also changed the way retailers market their goods. No longer do families travel downtown on a Saturday afternoon to do their summer or back-to-school shopping. Nor is the mall the ultimate location to find all the current fashion and hang out at the food court. What was...
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3 First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid
Posted on 07/14/2019
3 First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes to Avoid
With so much to think about these days, it is not surprising that some first-time home buyers make mistakes they later regret as they shop for a home for sale. Presented here are some of the most popular mistakes, along with tips to help you avoid a similar fate. Looking for a home before getting a mortgage Many...
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Common Insurance Mistakes to Avoid
Posted on 07/07/2019
Common Insurance Mistakes to Avoid
Mistakes are inevitable in life with their consequences varying in severity. However, some mistakes are best not made because when they happen, they could cause you thousands to fix and set you back lots of time and effort. Here are some of the top homeowners’ insurance mistakes that you should avoid at all cost. Selecting A Good Insurance...
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What’s the Difference Between Appraisals and Assessments?
Posted on 04/14/2019
What’s the Difference Between Appraisals and Assessments?
Home valuation is one of the tricky areas of real estate. In general, you want a high appraisal and a low assessment. But shouldn't they be the same? Well, in a perfect world your assessment and your appraisal would be the same, but you don't want the world to be perfect in this regard. Here's why: Appraisal An...
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Property Tax Abatement
Posted on 04/07/2019
Property Tax Abatement
Every industry has its specific vocabulary. Real estate is no exception. If you are new to the home-buying market, you may find yourself stumped by the abbreviations, lingo, acronyms, and unfamiliar jargon commonly used in real estate sales materials, online listings, contracts, and the like. Do not be confused. Learn the terms so you can read that paperwork...
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What is Common Interest Housing?
Posted on 03/24/2019
What is Common Interest Housing?
Called “common-interest housing” condos, co-ops, flats, townhomes, and apartments have different meanings to different buyers and even have different colloquial meanings than the official real estate industry meanings. Below you'll find a breakdown of the differences between these housing types along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. What is “Common Interest Housing”? Before going too deep, it...
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