No one can be certain when predicting the future but mortgage rate analysts are expecting mortgage rates to climb in 2014.
The first image one has of a home is the entryway. Guests should be greeted with an inviting space. Here are some inexpensive ideas to brighten up your porch to make it enticing for prospective buyers. Color. If you don’t want to invest in a new front door, simply paint the one
you have. Color is an instant way to add a new element to your facade. If you like the natural look of your wooden front door, consider restaining it to look like new. Also, hardware, such as knobs and doorknockers can be easily swapped out and upgraded for a new look.
There may be several reasons your house isn’t selling. Here are three common
causes a property may be languishing on the market.
Now that spring is here, it’s finally time to get to those doityourself projects. Give your home a mini makeover and increase your curb appeal with these DIY-friendly projects.
When purchasing a home, home inspections often put the buyer’s mind at ease and may allow for renegotiation. An inspection also gives buyers an opportunity to opt out of the sale if major problems are discovered. Here are some important questions that buyers should ask their home inspector.
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The busy holiday season may not seem like a convenient time to have you home as an active listing. However, don’t dismiss the idea of listing your home before the New Year so easily. Here are five reasons why you should consider putting, or keeping, your home on the market during the holiday season. Serious buyers. The potential home buyers who take the time to view your home over the holidays are usually serious about purchasing. There may be fewer buyers viewing your home, but they are motivated and are usually looking to buy sooner rather than later.
When viewing a potential home, it’s important to pay close attention to how it meets your needs. Location, school district, outdoor space, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms are all criteria that may be high on your must have list. Do not be deterred by cosmetic details that can easily be changed.
If your knowledge of appraisals is limited to the residential variety, there are a few things you need to know about commercial appraisals.