No foundation is immune to cracks, but there’s a huge difference in their severity. Assess cracks early before they wreak havoc.
Mold in your Attic
The mention of “mold” during a real-estate transaction can raise a lot of red flags. Learn when you should be worried and when it’s not a big deal.
Top 3 things to look for when visiting a home
There are a few really important things to check on your home visit because they can end up costing you a lot of money down the road. These are the Top 3.
What is your craziest real estate story?
In real estate, you see all kinds of things. Here is the craziest thing I have encountered in a completely unexpected way…
How do changes in interest rates affect the real estate market?
A hike in interest rates usually means that affordability for buyers goes down, which might affects prices. But there’s a upside for buyers as well…
Should you accept an offer in second position?
Accepting an offer in second position has upsides and downsides. Learn about the best situations when for making and accepting second offers and when to avoid it.
What is a Seller’s Declaration?
A seller’s declaration not only reveals basic facts about the home, but also any issues that have come up. It’s therefore important to protect the seller’s interests, too.
What happens when you visit a home without your broker?
It’s important to understand that the listing agent represents the seller, not the buyer. Here’s how to make sure your interests as a buyer are protected.
What to offer in this crazy market?
This is the million dollar question, and we approach answering it with a tried and true formula based on market trends and deep local expertise.
Avoid this mistake when moving into your new home
Lining up the sale of your old and new home can seem daunting. Breaking the process into steps allows you to protect yourself from unwanted consequences.
Does curb appeal really matter?
Curb appeal does matter, but it’s easy to get carried away. Learn about 10 cost-effective ways to spruce up your property and increase your home value.
What happens if the appraised value comes in too low?
When bank appraisal come in lower than expected, this can put a lot of stress on the buyer, even result in a canceled sale. Learn how appraisals work and how you can protect yourself.
How do you determine how much my home is worth?
Our homes are often the most significant asset we own. To get the best price, learn about how professionals determine how much a home is worth.
How does location affect my home’s value?
Location factors can significantly increase the value of a home, but they can also lower it. Learn about the biggest positive and negative location factors that affect the price of a listing.
What is a pre-listing inspection?
Usually, the buyer will carry out an inspection before making an offer. But there are significant upsides for the seller to pay for their own pre-listing inspection.
What does a buyer’s agent do?
Why is it important to work with an agent when you’re buying a home? What specifically do they do? Hp can they protect you when buying a home? And, how they’re compensated?
Do I need a new certificate of location?
When is it necessary to order a new certificate of location and when can you just keep the old one?
What are my closing costs?
No one wants a surprise when it comes to closing on a home. These are some rules of thumb when it comes to all the cost related to buying our selling a property.
How long does it take to go from accepted offer to sold?
Buyer conditions can lengthen the selling proccess. While there is no general answer, here are the most common conditions and timeframes you can expect.
Selling a house without legal warranty
When a property is being sold “without legal warranty”, alarm bells might go off. Learn about why sellers chose that and how you are still protected by the law.