real estate: Air Conditioning Options for Homes Without Ductwork - 11/18/21 09:56 PM
Many homes, especially older ones, do not have ductwork, so central air conditioning is not viable. Installing ductwork in an already built home is a significant renovation and requires some serious funds. However, don’t panic just yet! If your home does not have ductwork, tons of air conditioning options are available that don’t involve tearing down the existing structure.
If you decide to forego central air conditioning, there are many good options available, such as ductless heat pumps, VRF systems, etc. Ductless heat pumps are typically the most popular option for homeowners who cannot install ductwork. Ductless heat pumps are highly efficient … (0 comments)

real estate: Real Estate Photography: Why It’s Important for Selling Your Home - 11/11/21 08:12 PM
There was a time when the only way to find out if you liked the looks of a home was to physically visit the property. Nowadays, the majority of leg work when looking for a new home is done online. While the pandemic definitely pushed that into hyper-drive, even before that, more and more purchasers were weeding out properties by way of virtual home tours.
A home is a large investment and it’s not uncommon for people to spend months looking before they make their dream purchase. A lot of time and effort goes into finding the best place to live, which … (1 comments)

real estate: Rising Real Estate Trend - Gen Z Moving To Parents Home - 10/26/21 10:43 PM
GOBankingrates survey noting that almost Half of Gen Z Considered Moving Home During COVID. (Yes and still living with them: 18.6%; Yes but I moved back out: 13.9%; No but I did consider it: 16.6%; No and I didn't consider it: 20.7%.)
Covid-19 had its impact on the economic downturn for the Gen Z who were planning to have their own place to live or already had their own place to live as a tenant. On the recent time of the Covid from the very beginning of the pandemic scenario, I had faced a major number of Gen Z clients who came … (0 comments)

real estate: Are You Ready To Sell Your Home? - 10/26/21 10:11 PM
2021 has been a great year for selling homes.
Price increase in the seller market is the reason why 2021 has been a good year for the sellers. In 2021 the home price has increased by 23% which is triple than the prediction was made before the starting of the year making it a good year for the sellers to sell their home. The hot market of real estate has made the sellers to uproar with their home sale as soon as possible before the price falls. But it’s a sure thing that the price will not fall until the middle of … (0 comments)

real estate: Pros and Cons of Buying Waterfront Homes - Here's What Real Estate Pro Says - 09/27/21 01:42 AM
Many people dream of owning a waterfront home. The idea of waking up to the sound of waves crashing on the shore is an appealing one, and many buyers are willing to spend a lot of money to achieve this lifestyle. But is it really worth it?
This blog post will outline some pros and cons that come with buying waterfront properties to help you make an informed decision.
Pros of Owning Waterfront HomesBe it on the beach or a lake, here are some good reasons why it is a great idea to own a waterfront home.
You Get to Live Near WaterAs obvious … (0 comments)

real estate: Pros and Cons of Online Home Valuation Tools With Experts Advice - 09/16/21 12:47 AM
When you are in the market trying to sell your home, its actual value can be difficult to determine. After all, with so many properties that could be up for sale in a particular area, how can you be sure that you value your home at the right price?
This is where online home valuation tools can come in handy. These online tools can help home sellers find a figure to set their home’s price tag through different methods. 
However, online home valuation tools cannot provide completely accurate results all of the time. Therefore, these tools are not always something that should always … (1 comments)

real estate: Your Guide to Buying a Home With Low Income - 09/03/21 06:44 AM
Buying a home is one of the biggest investments that many people will make in their lifetime. However, it can be difficult for some people to secure mortgages due to low income. This blog post goes over what you need to know about buying a house with little money down and how you can still get approved for financing even if your credit score is too low!
What are the benefits of buying a home?
The benefits of buying a home are many, however, a large one is that you can build your own equity through the appreciation of your home and the … (1 comments)

real estate: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your House - 08/30/21 12:20 AM
If you are considering selling your home, chances are you will be looking for top dollar out of the deal. While there are many things one can do to help the sale process, there are also a handful of things you will want to avoid as well.  Here are 5 mistakes you will want to steer clear of when selling your home.
Mistake # 1: Letting Your Emotions Run The Show
The biggest mistake you can make is to let your emotions get in the way of good judgment when it comes to selling your dream home. The moment that you begin losing … (8 comments)

 
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