First Time Home Buyer

September 10, 2013 - 4:57 PM
As the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston has something to offer everyone. Covering approximately 600 square miles, the city of Houston itself is home to over 2 million residents with over 6 million people calling the Houston Metro area home. Houston Read More

Where to Find Affordable Homes in Houston

As the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States, Houston has something to offer everyone. Covering approximately 600 square miles, the city of Houston itself is home to over 2 million residents with over 6 million people calling the Houston Metro area home. Houston's location has contributed over the years to its diversity.

September 3, 2013 - 11:39 AM
When buying a new home in Baltimore, you may come to a point where you will need to decide whether you want to focus on Baltimore new constructions or pre-owned properties. Most buyers will look at both types of homes, but you'll likely find that one particular type appeals to you more than the other. Here Read More

Buying a Resale Versus New Construction in Baltimore

When buying a new home in Baltimore, you may come to a point where you will need to decide whether you want to focus on Baltimore new constructions or pre-owned properties. Most buyers will look at both types of homes, but you'll likely find that one particular type appeals to you more than the other. Here are some benefits and drawbacks to consider for both types of real estate.

Benefits of Buying New Construction Homes

August 27, 2013 - 11:20 AM
When selecting a real estate agent there are many factors to consider, not least of which is what kind of personality fits best you with and your unique real estate needs. Are you a real estate junkie who just wants a hard-nosed negotiator to close the deal? Maybe this is your first purchase, and you’d like Read More

Amazing Agents: Stories of Agents Going Above and Beyond

When selecting a real estate agent there are many factors to consider, not least of which is what kind of personality fits best you with and your unique real estate needs. Are you a real estate junkie who just wants a hard-nosed negotiator to close the deal? Maybe this is your first purchase, and you’d like an agent who will help you learn along the way. Every real estate agent has a different way of getting the job done, and it’s important to find someone whose approach works with your needs.

August 26, 2013 - 10:03 AM
With its many historic neighborhoods, modern shopping districts and high quality of life, Richmond has much to offer those who are making the move into the city. For those who are relocating to Richmond, understanding a little about the community will help in their search for the perfect piece of Richmond Read More

Relocating to Richmond? Things to Consider Before You Move

With its many historic neighborhoods, modern shopping districts and high quality of life, Richmond has much to offer those who are making the move into the city. For those who are relocating to Richmond, understanding a little about the community will help in their search for the perfect piece of Richmond real estate.

What makes Richmond desirable?

August 14, 2013 - 11:43 AM
The Study We conducted a study to rank the most affordable places to live in Boston without a car to follow-up our similar study in the San Francisco Bay Area.   According to WalkScore, Boston is the 3rd most walkable city in the United States! But what are the best (and most affordable) neighborhoods Read More
August 13, 2013 - 5:27 PM
Las Vegas may initially seem like a place that only the city-slicker could appreciate. However, that's not necessarily the case. For homebuyers looking for the excitement of Las Vegas without the traffic and large crowds, consider purchasing a home just outside of the Strip. Doing so could mean you'll get Read More

Buying a home in Las Vegas? Get the best of both worlds in the suburbs!

Las Vegas may initially seem like a place that only the city-slicker could appreciate. However, that's not necessarily the case. For homebuyers looking for the excitement of Las Vegas without the traffic and large crowds, consider purchasing a home just outside of the Strip. Doing so could mean you'll get more for your money and have every benefit you need at your fingertips. From single family homes to Las Vegas condos, there's a home here for you.

August 9, 2013 - 2:06 PM
If you are in the market for buying a home, you may have considered purchasing a “fixer-upper” to try and save money. You may even be considering a fixer-upper from a real estate investment perspective after watching one of the many shows on television that focus on “flipping” fixer-uppers. While it is true Read More

What to Watch Out For When Buying a Fixer Upper

If you are in the market for buying a home, you may have considered purchasing a “fixer-upper” to try and save money. You may even be considering a fixer-upper from a real estate investment perspective after watching one of the many shows on television that focus on “flipping” fixer-uppers.

August 8, 2013 - 3:19 PM
Dallas home buyers may overlook certain properties in and around the city because they are fixer uppers because they are not the most attractive properties on the market. However, many of these fixer uppers have a lot of potential if purchased at a good price and fixed up to your liking. The secret is Read More

Thinking about buying a fixer upper? Advice for Dallas Home Buyers

Dallas home buyers may overlook certain properties in and around the city because they are fixer uppers because they are not the most attractive properties on the market. However, many of these fixer uppers have a lot of potential if purchased at a good price and fixed up to your liking. The secret is knowing which homes are a bargain and which homes are irreparable money pits.

Benefits of buying a fixer upper

Buying a fixer upper in Dallas has a number of benefits, not the least of which is its price. Below are just a few examples:

August 2, 2013 - 12:23 PM
Buying the home you love, or selling the home you love, is a monumental life event. Not only do both involve a large financial transition, but they both can be emotional rollercoasters involving a lot of unforeseen difficulties. Choosing an agent to expertly guide you through the ups and downs is one of Read More
July 31, 2013 - 12:17 PM
If you've spent much time looking at Westchester, NY homes for sale, then you've probably already experienced a situation where homes listed square footage seems inaccurate. For instance, you may tour two homes that are both listed at 1,500 square feet, only to find that one feels significantly smaller than Read More

Decoding Square Footage of Westchester, NY Homes

If you've spent much time looking at Westchester, NY homes for sale, then you've probably already experienced a situation where homes listed square footage seems inaccurate. For instance, you may tour two homes that are both listed at 1,500 square feet, only to find that one feels significantly smaller than the other. Why is this? Unfortunately, the way in which square footage is determined for each property will vary, and you need to know how to decode it in order to shop smart when in the market for Westchester, NY real estate.

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