Financial Advice for First-Time Homebuyers

2018 may be the year you have finally decided to purchase a home. As you move ahead with your planning, understand that your current financial situation is a primary consideration above all else. Megan Wild, in a current edition of RISMedia’s Housecall, offers five financial resolutions which will enable you ... Read More...

Questions To Ask Before Selling Your Condo

Realtors across the country agree: 2018 is a seller’s market. If you’ve considered selling your condo, now is the time to do it. Selling real estate is a big deal and jumping in without the right know-how can lead to real trouble! I already know what you’re thinking: It’ll be fine. ... Read More...

2018 Real Estate Trends to Watch

What real estate trends can we expect in 2018? It looks like good news for owners as home sales are expected to soar. However, the bad news is that buyers will need to be competitive as demand far exceeds supply. Here are some tips from financial adviser Dave Ramsey to help ... Read More...

Bedroom Design Trends for 2018

Your bedroom should be the most comfortable room in your home - the coziest place and the one that calls to you after a long day. Nothing beats coming home to luxurious comfy space. Here is a look at a number of design trends in 2018 for the bedroom. Erin ... Read More...

Understanding the Resale Certificate

You found the perfect condo. Love at first sight! The unit’s layout is ideal. Everything, including the pool and surrounding deck, the fully-equipped fitness center, the lush landscaping, are all on your wish list. BUT, before you sign the sales contract, you need to research all of the facts concerning ... Read More...

Understanding Rent-to-Own

An alternative to a traditional agreement between buyer and a seller is the rent-to-own contract. In a typical sale the buyer will present an offer. If accepted, the deposit, payment and settlement will result in new ownership of the property. Rent-to-own or Lease-to-own is a different process. In effect, this ... Read More...

Interior Design Trends for 2018

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal focused on the top interior design trends for 2018 (Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2018). After polling over 100 designers, here is the consensus of what will be in and what will be out. OUT – Lab-like Kitchens- Many designers agreed that ... Read More...

Tips for Inexpensive Home Staging

Many real estate experts agree that before putting your house on the market, staging your home is an important part of the selling process. Showing off the home’s qualities is the best way to increase your final selling price. On average, people receive $2 in increased sale price for every ... Read More...

Make Your Beach House Dream a Reality

Winter is almost upon us, and as we approach the holidays along with the colder weather, it may seem a little too early to start dreaming about summer. However, it is never too early to begin thinking about that beach house you’ve dreamed of since you were a teenager. Setting ... Read More...