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Wondering how to flip a house? In real estate, flipping houses has become all the more popular thanks to TV shows such as HGTV’s “Flip or Flop” and “Masters of Flip.” The goal is to buy a run-down home, put money into renovations, list it on the real estate market—and profit, big time! For real e...
12/15/2022
It’s a slow Sunday morning. You’ve just brewed your Nespresso and popped open your laptop to check out the latest home listings before you hit the road for a day of open houses.You’re DIYing this real estate thing, and you think you’re doing pretty well—after all, any info you might need is at yo...
11/10/2022
Buying a home in a hot real estate market takes patience and perseverance. Having a savvy buyer's agent doesn't hurt, either.In a hot real estate market, home inventory is low, competition is high and as a buyer, you may feel like you're on an emotional rollercoaster. Although buying a home in a ...
10/27/2022
The best time to buy a house has long been considered the spring and summer. Meanwhile, their seasonal sibling, fall, often gets tossed to the leaf pile by potential buyers who might think autumn is just about haunted houses and turkey dinners rather than house hunting.But surprise! Fall is not o...
10/06/2022
From “coastal grandmother” to checkerboard rugs, the 2022 Real Simple Home gives timeless appeal to trending styles.Trends come and go, and swapping out all your furniture and home decor every time a new buzzy style takes over simply isn’t sustainable. However, there are ways to incorporate trend...
09/23/2022
If you've been paying attention to the housing market, you know prices have been rising for the past few years. And that's not going to change anytime soon. Considering how much homeownership costs these days, it pays to know the best time to buy a house to get the best possible deal.And yes, the...
09/08/2022
You’ve likely spent a lot of time in your home over the last two years — and it’s starting to show. Certain fixtures and décor elements are looking more shabby than chic, so you want to make updates. The only problem is, that you don’t have the budget for a massive overhaul.Thankfully, you can ma...
07/22/2022
In the US, the number of existing homes sold has decreased in the past years. Although, according to Statista, the sales activity is expected to increase in 2023, making house transactions reach high values again. Curiously, the pandemic affected housing marketing in a not-so-negative way, as peo...
07/15/2022
If you are thinking seriously about buying a home, you have probably heard that you are going to incur closing costs. These are costs you must pay when you close on your mortgage loan and take ownership of your home. They often add up to around 2% to 5% of your home’s value, so they can be quite ...
07/08/2022
Trying to buy a home right now is no joke. Most properties receive multiple offers, with some buyers willing to eat the difference between what they pay and what a property is worth. If you rightly view a home purchase as a business transaction, do not give up hope. It is possible to pay a fair p...
06/02/2022