While there are many reasons to embark on a home improvement project, from increasing your home’s value to expanding your living space for your family, for some Americans, the next-door neighbors are the driving force.
This time of year, family life can get a little messy. School schedules and sports activities mix with work commitments and, before long, the house is as cluttered as the calendar.Fall is the perfect time of year to recommit to an organized household so you can keep the chaos contained. With these tips, you can make small changes to help you get organized and stay that way.
Many Americans own homes that need a little work. Whether you need to revamp a few fixtures or totally renovate, you want to make sure you're making the smartest decision for your style, and wallet. To help, HGTV host and real estate expert Egypt Sherrod offers the following home improvement insights, in partnership with LightStream.
We should all make sure we look after our finances, especially when a home purchase is on the horizon. Your financial well-being can have a huge impact on the interest rate you'll end up paying on your mortgage. Most lenders, whether U.S.-based or not, are going to check your financial status before they even start talking about prevailing mortgage interest rates. In other words: Your credit score really matters!
Whether you're a first-time home buyer or looking for your forever home, purchasing a house can be a daunting task and the fear of buyer's remorse can cause serious anxiety.How do I know this house is right for me? What should I be considering when purchasing? How do I avoid the dreaded buyer's remorse? These are all valid questions one could ask before entering into a purchase or sale agreement.Here are some things you'll want to consider before making that decision:
Late last year, analysts were betting on a break from the hot housing market, which had begun to breed concerns of instability. How long could prices really run up?
The consensus was strong: Expect interest rates to rise to 5 percent—possibly 6 percent—appreciation to crawl, and inventory to stir. And that buyer's market?Not in the cards—yet. We're in a decidedly different housing market today, and according to an amended forecast newly published by realtor.com®, there'll be better outcomes for prices, rates and sales than we thought.
If you find yourself at home with itchy, watery eyes and a sneezy, stuffy, runny nose, you could be allergic to dust, or more accurately, dust mites—microscopic organisms that feed off the dust around your house. Dust mite allergies are actually one of the most common indoor allergens. Luckily, there are important steps you can take to keep them at bay.
Some Realtors demonstrate a lifestyle that implies success and a significant income. This may look attractive and intriguing to you, leading you to think that you may want to pursue a career in Real Estate.
Or, you may simply just love the idea of seeing all kinds of houses, thinking that you could really help people find their dream home.
Maybe there is another reason that fuels your desire to be a Realtor…
Deciding to leave your brokerage and transfer to a new company can be a difficult decision for an agent. Issues surrounding the agent’s active listings as well as pending transactions can pose logistical problems that must be considered to assure that clients continue to receive full representation and that pending contracts are not negatively impacted.