Simple Tips for How to Be a Good Tenant

As a renter, you’ll have good landlords and you’ll have bad ones. There’s not much you can do when it comes to the person at the other end of your leasing agreement, but there are things you can do as a tenant to keep things copacetic and maintain a good relationship with the person who […]

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Should You Renew Your Lease

Should you stay or should you go? If you are currently renting a home, you may be pondering this very dilemma. Thankfully, the decision doesn’t have to be complicated. Take a look at our 12 questions to ask yourself before renewing your lease with a current rental. 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Is your landlord […]

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Should You Buy an Older Home or New Construction

Debating between an older home and new construction? With benefits and drawbacks to each, the decision isn’t always easy. Fortunately, we’re here to help you choose the one that best fits your needs. From an older home’s fun character and not-so-fun maintenance needs to a newer build’s great finishes and not-so-great new construction costs, here […]

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Why Buying & Moving to a New Home Is So Expensive

Just when you thought your down payment was the last big check leaving your bank account, you’re hit with more fees at the end of the home buying process. From closings costs to moving expenses, the amount of money often required to actually buy and move to a new home can be downright staggering. Purchasing […]

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Why are roofs excellent home improvements

If you’re thinking of renovating your home with the intention of adding more to its market value, then upgrading the roof might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Some people may prefer to improve their home’s curb appeal, which is usually done by adding beautiful landscaping, to achieve that goal. But do […]

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Tax Deductions When Selling Your Home

One of the questions I am asked now and then by homeowners is “what are the home selling tax deductions I can take.” Selling your home is a big step, perhaps the most significant financial decision you have made thus far. You are going into a transaction that could yield a substantial return. In simpler […]

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Selling Your Home 101

It’s not uncommon for home sellers to make mistakes throughout the selling process, but some make HUGE mistakes from the start when they’re a “new listing.” Sometimes these mistakes are made against the advisement of their listing agent and other times they are unaware they’re even making mistakes. Below are just a few of the […]

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The pros and cons of buying an older home

Nowadays, it’s not unusual that home buyers go for a comfortable life by purchasing a low maintenance new property. But, despite the obvious choice, people still have a hard time choosing whether to buy a newer or an older house. There is a certain allure to owning older houses. New houses can’t compete with the […]

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