14 Items That Will Make Moving Day Go Smoothly JoKMedia/iStock For first-time home buyers and seasoned homeowners alike, moving day is a major drag. Sure, it's exciting to start the next chapter of your life in a brand-new place, but the process of moving is often a grueling, exhausting ordeal. Aside from having to sort through literally everything you own, you … Continue reading Make Moving Day Go Smoothly
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~ I completely agree with many of these ideas!! And have used them a bunch in the past! ~ 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving (Image credit: linerpics/Shutterstock) You just bought a new home or signed the lease for an apartment you've been coveting. Spending your discretionary dollars on a great piece … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways You Can Save Money While Moving
What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean? (Image credit: Natalie Jeffcott) Share Pin It Email 50 When you become immersed in the world of residential real estate for the first time, there are so many terms and phrases bandied about that it can make your head spin. One such phrase is "starter home." But don't worry. … Continue reading What Does “Starter Home” Really Mean?
The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers Many Americans have delayed purchasing their first home thanks to the fallout from the housing crash that began in 2007. Now, over a decade later, home prices and values have recovered in many areas across the country. First-time homebuyers need to act promptly before they get priced … Continue reading The best and worst states for first-time homebuyers
~ Let me know if you find this informative, or if brings more questions to mind than answers. And from my own personal experience the biggest was the adjustment financially and in my life. ~ I’m a millennial who just bought their first house — here's everything you need to know before making the purchase … Continue reading Everything you need to know before making your 1st home purchase
In this red-hot housing market, if a 'for sale' sign goes up, don't blink—you might miss it The average home sold in May went under contract in just 34 days, according to real estate broker Redfin. May's number broke the previous month's record of 36 days. Of the homes that sold in May, 27.6 percent … Continue reading In this red-hot housing market, if a ‘for sale’ sign goes up, don’t blink—you might miss it
How does the latest interest rate hike impact you? The Federal Reserve says a "resilient economy" is one reason why it's raising a key interest rate for the second time this year. The central bank increased the short-term rate a quarter point on Wednesday to a range of 1.75 to 2 percent. The Fed … Continue reading How does the latest interest rate hike impact you?
~ it is a TOUGH market out there, make sure when you decide to buy that are ready ~ Quick, make an offer! 5 cities where homes sold fastest, and the 5 slowest Prices are up 12.7%. Time Pending home sales are up according to a new report.(Photo: Feverpitched, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Buying a … Continue reading Quick, make an offer!
Is It Better to Build a New House or Buy an Existing One? (Image credit: MoMo Productions/Getty Images) Should you buy an existing home, or a brand new one? Depending on where you're looking or what your budget is, you may not have much choice in the matter, as we'll see below. But what are … Continue reading Buy a new home or existing home?