What Documents to Expect When Purchasing a Condo

Purchasing a condo isn't the same as purchasing a home. When you purchase a condo, you are purchasing the interior of the specific unit; you are not given ownership over the entire property. You are however generally expected to pay a condo fee that will go towards the collective maintenance of the exterior of the building. The paperwork for purchasing a condo is a little different as well. Here is the paperwork or documents that you should expect to get when you purchase a condo. Read More 

Getting Ready To Buy A Home

When it is time to buy a home it is important that you know what you are doing. If it is your first home, it can be a little bit unnerving. The good news is there are things that you can do that make the process much easier. With a little bit of preparation and some patience, you should be able to find the home that you want. Here are just a few tips that will help you have the best experience possible as you are looking to buy real estate. Read More 

3 Tips For Buying A Waterfront Home

Whether on a lake, bay, or the ocean, owning a waterfront home is something that many people dream of. In many ways, owning waterfront property is as much about lifestyle as it is about a financial investment. If you are in the financial position to buy a waterfront home, it is natural to want to dive right in to the process, but it is in your best interest to be prepared before making an offer on any property. Read More 

3 Mistakes No Home Seller Should Make When Staging A Home

It can be challenging to stage your home for an open house or for your real estate agent to show it to interested home buyers. You want to go for the right balance of homey and perfectly clean, and it's always best to err on the side of cleanliness. Talk to your real estate agent for advice on staging the home to best suit local home buyers. Also, make sure you never make these unfortunately common mistakes that home sellers make when staging their home for sale. Read More 

Options To Consider When You Inherit A Home

Following the death of a loved one and the reading of the will, you may shockingly find yourself as the owner of the person's home. Many people will leave their home to a family member or other loved one in their will, but if you weren't previously informed about this decision, you'll be in for quite a surprise. Fortunately, there are a number of different ways that you can successfully deal with this situation. Read More