The rush of buying your first home is one of the most exciting experiences one can endure in their life. It's a huge accomplishment and you should feel extremely proud of yourself. One thing to remember is to not let the overwhelming feeling of excitement allow you to fall into the traps that can occur during the process.
Renting seems like the easy way out to most people. Although rent prices fluctuate each year, you only pay rent and utilities with a landlord at your fingertips to fix any and every problem, and the flexibility to pack up and venture out to the next city without any attachment. Yes, these are some perks that make it easy when you are young and finding your path. What about when you finally get that job you want to keep and can picture yourself staying there for some time?
What are buyers willing to pay more for and what is the likelihood they will pay for it?
Nobody likes to be forgotten, especially during the home buying process. Considering features in a home for an animal is parallel to considering features for children. It's important during the search process to be prepared in knowing what everyone in your family is going to need to feel comfortable after the big move; including your animals that you're bringing along with you.
The real estate business has been struggling with individuals referred to as Fraudsters or Money Mules for a while now. They will rob your entire life savings, in a matter of minutes by hacking into a finance business employee's email accounts and sending out wiring instructions for services to consumers. After the money is transferred, it is then moved to another accounts that is difficult to trace.
Home buying has become a wiser decision than renting, with rent prices so high. There are many factors that come into play while purchasing a home. It isn’t something that you would want to make an impulse decision. With your home purchase, you should plan on occupying the home for 5-10 years to make a profit. Home buyers should always research, plan and make smart decisions.
We've decided to make you a list of important do's and don'ts during the process!
Because we can! Over here at Eustis, we just finished up with our annual Sales Rally last week in NOLA where all of our family companies were under one roof! This is a great time for us, because we not only got to see our friends from our other cities, but we were able to strategize and plan for our future.
As homes evolve over the years incorporating new technology and innovation into them, current and future home owners have to be sure to keep up on what's coming next. Think smart. Homes are getting faster and more environmentally friendly all over the world and consumers expect them to be in prime locations. People are willing to have a more compact living space in order to be in a prime area featuring restaurants, bars, grocery stores they can walk to instead of using their car.
Going green has become a necessity in the real estate industry the passed few years and will only increase. Fortunately, homeowners can do simple improvements to their property that will be cost efficient and generate the highest return on their investment.