Articles in the Real Estate Category

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[20 May 2015 | No Comment | 2,006 views]
The Top 10 Incidentals To Be Ready For When Purchasing A Home

When buying a home it’s always important to ensure everything is in order, and this especially comes true when dealing with the incidentals of buying a new home. On my website where we provide listings for homes for sale in the Brantford area, we get inquires on a regular basis asking us not only whether they can look at various homes for sale, but they also inquire as to what other incidentals, or, hidden costs they should save up for as well. It’s not as simple as saving up the money or obtaining a loan from the bank because during the whole process, unforeseen things will come up that will require you to dip into your saving or pocket book. It’s just the nature of the game and with that said, I’m going to list off […]

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[26 Apr 2015 | No Comment | 1,907 views]
The First 5 Most Important Tips To Consider When Purchasing Your First Home

So you’re thinking of buying a house but before you do, you need to know a bit more pieces of important information besides finding the right real estate agent. Find a good real estate agent is one step to the game and can generally be an easy process especially if you rely on the word of friends and family but when the decision is made, the following 5 important tips should also be at the forefront of your buying process. Of course you have to go through the process of finding a decent realtor, getting pre-approved and the whole financial shebang, but this article tries to dig into the deeper matters for you – matters that if overlooked could become giant pitfalls – pitfalls that could have definitely been avoided. If you take and […]

Business, Real Estate, Real Estate News & Trends »

[7 Aug 2012 | No Comment | 2,525 views]

U.S. Homes Prices Rising; Key West Market Outperforming Averages U.S. home prices are on the rebound, and not only do we have the sales numbers to prove it, we’ve seen considerably stronger sales in Key West. The latest Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) data shows that home prices increased by 0.8% between April and May in the U.S. This is the second month-to-month rise in home prices. When compared to last year, the most recent data is a sign of encouragement and progress. In the Key West real estate market during the same period single-family home prices rose by 8%, and townhouse and condo prices, rose by 18%. Home Prices Rise Across-the-Board Here are some statistics to illustrate that these are not isolated events: Zillow Home Value Index – This index tracks median […]

Business, Internet Marketing, Real Estate, SEO »

[17 Apr 2012 | One Comment | 10,356 views]

These days many real estate purchases begin with a search on the Internet. Indeed, according to NAR, 88% of buyers will use the Internet in their search process, and for more than 1/3 of buyers their search starts online.  An NAR survey also revealed that 40% of buyers found the house they bought online. (Source NAR/ For Realtors that means a website is more important than ever – and not just any web site, but one that is optimized to be  easily found in the search engines. The principles of “search engine optimization” (SEO)  for a real estate website is largely the same as for any business, but some of the important ways you can optimize content and build links are particular to real estate. On Page and Off Page SEO For Real […]

Residential Real Estate »

[16 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 2,528 views]

A Key West home is a dream for many buyers – The Southernmost City is a great place to live. It has lot of attractions and a laid back attitude – perfect if you love the water and a warm tropical lifestyle. Finding the Right Home in Key West, Florida The best way to find a Key West property is through the help of a Key West Realtor. The right agent knows the best properties for sale in the city and can help you in the process of buying a home. Your Realtor can guide you in finding and choosing which property to buy that suites your budget and wants in a property. Before searching, make sure you review your credit report. If you spot errors, report it immediately. You want to make […]

Real Estate Property Agents »

[10 Nov 2011 | One Comment | 2,368 views]

Real estate agents Australia can make selling property simple. Preparing to sell commercial and residential property takes planning. Careful planning is one of the best ways to get more during the sale. When planning ahead, there are several things to keep in mind. The first is to always use a reliable agent who has experience. This will make it easier to complete any type of property transaction. Find Reliable Real Estate Agents Australia Reliability is key when preparing to sell any owned property. A reliable service can ensure that the process goes smoothly. It can also help prevent common mistakes that many sellers make. Mistakes can cost sellers time and money when selling property. For some, this can make it harder to sell any location that they own. This is why it is […]

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[24 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 1,150 views]

So you fancy a trip to Central America for a vacation.  And while you’re there you may pick up some real estate?  Maybe a Belize condo, a villa in Costa Rica or some Panama real estate? You’ve heard the prices are low and the lifestyle seductive.  Vendors are offering great deals and you want to leverage the current buyers market.  But before you get carried away and sign on the dotted line, make sure you review the following four tips to smart investing. Unfortunately there’s really no alternative but to go on a property viewing with every ‘agent’ (both formal, semi-formal and informal) active in the market.  This is the only way you can be confident that you are seeing all the property for sale in a particular market.  You see, there is […]

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[15 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,771 views]

The important connection to make here is the role the libor plays in hard money mortgage loans. If their income has not kept up, they will find it increasingly difficult to manage their mortgage payments. Imagine the pride you will feel announcing to your family, friends and co-workers the great news that you finally bought a house! So you ask what should i do if i’ve bought a buytolet in an area that doesn’t have very good rental prospects. A hotel developer will sell a number of rooms, suites and apartments within the hotel to private investors. If caught under declaring, landlords could face penalties and bills for unpaid tax as well as interest charges. Abbey mortgage interest rates are determined not only by the prime lending rate and the lender’s points, but […]