Shopping for a new home is exciting and overwhelming at the same time. Whether you’re in the market for new modern homes or one that was previously owned, it’s important to look past a curb appeal to avoid extra expenses and disappointments after you’ve unpacked.
Buyers are magnetized to homes with attractive exteriors. That gorgeous remodeled kitchen, bath, or master bedroom may never be seen if buyers can’t first make it past your front door. Indeed, the Real Estate Agent Community Trends survey has found that “82% of surveyed agents have had potential buyers decline to look at the interior of a house due to its exterior appearance.”
We’re all humans, and humans make mistakes. That’s just a fact of life. Unfortunately, when mistakes happen, they are often costly. Therefore, we owe it to ourselves to mitigate mistakes as best we can. We’ve written about all kinds of mistakes people make in real estate. Here is our list of the top 10 mistakes people make when dealing with real estate and real estate transactions.
We often talk about the How To’s of homeownership, but today we’re going to talk about the Why’s of homeownership. There are many benefits to being a property owner. Some might be obvious to you, others might not. Take a look at the list below and let us know in the comments section any benefits of being a homeowner that we might have missed.
Before you begin making offers on homes, make sure you understand all the expenses associated with buying and owning a home. Whether you are a first time home buyer or you’ve owned a home for many years, understanding the expenses associated with homeownership is critical. As we said previously, knowing is half the battle, at least you can plan for it.
Each avenue of real estate requires certain expertise. It’s important to build your team prior to buying a home because you can benefit greatly from your team’s support. Each avenue of real estate requires certain expertise. You’ve heard the expression “Jack of all trades, master of none.” This is especially true in real estate due to how quickly things change with laws, financing programs, building codes, and individual markets.
Even the inexpensive property upgrades start to add up. With that being said, I want to provide two extremely cost effective ways to improve the look and feel of your property for sale or lease.