Tag Archives: Home

Remember When Buying a Short Sale Home

Seek the lender’s approval on the short-sale The house is being put in this tag because the owner has failed to update his payments on the mortgage. The lender has all the legal rights to pursue the remaining amount out of the financing scheme in which the sepller and the lender agreed earlier as a… Read More »

Ways to Convert Your Home

Adopt Home Insulation Methods Reduce the use of home cooling systems like coolers, air conditioners, and so on, and still keep your home cool during summers by using few simple methods. Insulate your home to keep the heat outside during summer days and the warm air inside during the winters. Paint the roof with reflective… Read More »

Steps To Effectively Marketing A Home

Price it right, from the start: One of the major obstacles to selling a house, is generally, the listing (or asking) price. This effort should not be based on either ignorance or greed, or haphazard, but, rather, should be based on the guidance of the qualified agent, you hire. Using, what is generally referred to… Read More »

Better Home Buyer Preparation

Prepare for the down – payment, etc: Although most home buyers use a mortgage, in order to acquire their home, even, some of the most qualified, potential buyers, sometimes, neglect, what is referred to, as the closing costs. These costs include the down – payment, legal fees, and associated closing expenses. Most lending institutions want… Read More »

Simple Energy Conservation Ideas For Your Home

Insulation: Every form of insulation comes with some R rating. This number indicates the amount of insulation, but are you certain, all exterior walls and ceilings are properly insulated? Doing so, might potentially save a considerable amount of unnecessary energy costs. Energy efficient appliances: Certain home appliances, especially refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners, have become… Read More »

Properly Placing Mobile Home

Placing your home on a leased lot Mobile home communities offer many logistical advantages for their renters. The communities are usually already equipped with utilities, making placement of your home fairly simple. If you are interested in placing your home in a rental community, you should visit various communities and become familiar with their policies… Read More »

Downsizing Your Home

Ease of mind: If your move coincides with retirement, your decision should first consider, the best way, to proceed, so you are comfortable and, at ease. Determine what you believe you will need monthly, and then add 15 to 20%, to that number. Subtract what you receive from Social Security, and pensions, etc. If you… Read More »

Keys To Getting Your Home Sold

Curb appeal: When a potential buyer drives up, and approaches the house, what is his first impression? Does a negative curb appeal, drive potential buyers, to ignore the house, rather than even, taking a look? To stage, or not to stage: Because there is a cost, to staging a home, one must consider, one’s purpose… Read More »

Selling Your Holiday Home Abroad

There are many ways you can approach the task at hand. Whether you decide to work with a local estate agent or advertise on your own, you must be prepared to go through every step of the process to ensure success. Here are a few tips that can ease the process and improve the outcome… Read More »

Set an Asking Price for Your Home

Estimate The Value Of Your Home If you haven’t already done so, seriously consider engaging the services of a local property appraiser. These are professionals trained to give you an estimate of the value of your home. You may need to spend in the range of $300 for this service but it gives you a… Read More »