First Time Home Buyer

May 31, 2013 - 9:00 AM
Living in the nation's capital can be expensive. Washington, D.C. home prices tend to be higher than most cities in the nation, simply because of a lack of space and a high demand for properties. With that said, you can find homes in Washington, D.C. to fit your budget if you know where to look. These three Read More

Where to look when buying a home in Washington, D.C.

Living in the nation's capital can be expensive. Washington, D.C. home prices tend to be higher than most cities in the nation, simply because of a lack of space and a high demand for properties. With that said, you can find homes in Washington, D.C. to fit your budget if you know where to look. These three neighborhoods offer plenty of amenities and prices that may work for you.

Affordable Properties in Foggy Bottom

May 22, 2013 - 9:10 AM
After months of looking, you’ve finally found the home of your dreams. It’s the right price, in a neighborhood you love, and even has that backyard you’ve been hoping for. You tell your agent about it, and then they give you the bad news: it’s pending. To avoid this disappointment, you want to be sure you’ Read More

Persistence Pays Off: It’s Not Closed Until It’s Closed

After months of looking, you’ve finally found the home of your dreams. It’s the right price, in a neighborhood you love, and even has that backyard you’ve been hoping for. You tell your agent about it, and then they give you the bad news: it’s pending.

May 15, 2013 - 2:30 PM
Today we’re excited to introduce our first annual ranking of the Best Places for Families to Live. When searching for a home, many families are looking to buy in high-performing school districts, but they don’t want to break the bank doing so (since good schools are often in affluent areas). Our rankings Read More

10 Best Places for Families to Live

Today we’re excited to introduce our first annual ranking of the Best Places for Families to Live. When searching for a home, many families are looking to buy in high-performing school districts, but they don’t want to break the bank doing so (since good schools are often in affluent areas).

May 4, 2013 - 6:54 AM
If you have been looking for a property to buy in Massachusetts the process is about to get a whole lot easier. The multiple listing service that serves Massachusetts also known as MLS Property Information Network will be updating their system to no longer allow listing agents to keep homes with a contract Read More

How Searching for Massachusetts Real Estate is Improving

If you have been looking for a property to buy in Massachusetts the process is about to get a whole lot easier. The multiple listing service that serves Massachusetts also known as MLS Property Information Network will be updating their system to no longer allow listing agents to keep homes with a contract to purchase in "active" status. The new changes will help would-be home buyers figure out what homes are actually available and what homes have accepted offers.

April 22, 2013 - 10:40 AM
Congratulations on your new home! The inspection is complete, the papers are signed, and the keys to your new home are in your hands. Here are some helpful tips from ZipRealty to make your transition as smooth as possible. Get Your Move On Figure out how much help you need with your move Depending on how Read More

Smooth Move: How to Make Your Move to a New Home as Easy as Possible

Congratulations on your new home! The inspection is complete, the papers are signed, and the keys to your new home are in your hands. Here are some helpful tips from ZipRealty to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Get Your Move On

Figure out how much help you need with your move

April 22, 2013 - 10:35 AM
  Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but it can often feel overwhelming, disappointing and downright stressful! We’ve got a few tips to make your home buying experience as stress-free and relaxing as possible. Educate Yourself Doing your homework will pay off in the long run. Make sure you’re Read More

How to Stay Stress-free When Buying a Home

 

Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but it can often feel overwhelming, disappointing and downright stressful! We’ve got a few tips to make your home buying experience as stress-free and relaxing as possible.

April 17, 2013 - 5:16 PM
When considering your options in Philadelphia homes, one area to think about is Manayunk. The neighborhood is to the northwest of the heart of Philadelphia and provides a very short drive into the city. An impressive view of the Schuylkill River may be an option for those looking into Philadelphia property Read More

Manayunk. One of the Best Places to Live in the Philadelphia Metro Area

When considering your options in Philadelphia homes, one area to think about is Manayunk. The neighborhood is to the northwest of the heart of Philadelphia and provides a very short drive into the city. An impressive view of the Schuylkill River may be an option for those looking into Philadelphia property listings.

The Neighborhood

April 16, 2013 - 4:09 PM
Why should you choose to buy an Orlando home in a golf course community when there is little doubt that you can find virtually any type of real estate throughout the area?  Well, when it comes to finding an exclusive community with easy access to the course, Orlando is the proverbial place to start your Read More

Exclusive Golf Course Communities in Orlando

Why should you choose to buy an Orlando home in a golf course community when there is little doubt that you can find virtually any type of real estate throughout the area?  Well, when it comes to finding an exclusive community with easy access to the course, Orlando is the proverbial place to start your search.  From Victoria Gardens to Trilogy Orlando, you will be able to find a golf course community with features and amenities that can meet the requirements of even the most sophisticated standard of living.

The Golf Course

April 12, 2013 - 3:52 PM
Buyers who are looking at Los Angeles property listings will quickly find that they have many decisions to make, one of which is whether they are going to buy a condo or a detached single-family home. If you are on a tight budget, the more affordable condos may seem like the right choice, nonetheless, you Read More

Buying a LA Home on a Budget - Los Angeles Condos

Buyers who are looking at Los Angeles property listings will quickly find that they have many decisions to make, one of which is whether they are going to buy a condo or a detached single-family home. If you are on a tight budget, the more affordable condos may seem like the right choice, nonetheless, you want to consider your options carefully. Both condos and detached single family homes provide different benefits and drawbacks, and these should be weighed before making a final decision.

March 29, 2013 - 10:51 AM
For home buyers trying to purchase real estate in a seller’s market, the guidance and assistance of an experienced real estate agent can be invaluable. The real estate market is affected by changes in the overall economy as well as local factors which can also impact the real estate market. When it is a Read More

How a Real Estate Agent Can Help Home Buyers in a Seller's Market

For home buyers trying to purchase real estate in a seller’s market, the guidance and assistance of an experienced real estate agent can be invaluable. The real estate market is affected by changes in the overall economy as well as local factors which can also impact the real estate market. When it is a seller’s market, however, locating the right property and negotiating an advantageous sale is usually harder for a prospective buyer.

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