Waterfront homes for sale come with a premium price tag. They may also come with a few issues. If you want to avoid these issues, here is what to look for if you intend to buy waterfront property. Dock Condition If the waterfront property does not have a dock, you can expect to invest tens of thousands to build one. If it does have a dock, you will need to pay someone to inspect it to make sure it is in very good condition and not experiencing dry rot, is growing mold/mildew, or is otherwise unsafe for use. [Read More]
What Post-Completion Upgrades Should You Really Make When You Buy A New Home?
If you're about to close on a new home that is still being built, you have to decide on what upgrades you want to have done to customize the home. Many upgrades are better done as the home is being built, while some are obviously better done after (such as painting the walls -- you kind of need the walls to be there in the first place). But other upgrades can be done either before or after the house is completed. [Read More]
Understanding Your Home Inspection: Negotiating With The Seller Regarding Necessary Repairs
Buying a home is an exciting time, but stress levels can rise when a home inspection shows a number of problems with the home. While a person selling the home won't want to put money into a home they are about to leave, a buyer doesn't want to move into a home that needs immediate repairs. It is generally up to the buyer and seller to negotiate repairs in order for the sale to go through. [Read More]
3 Tips That Can Help You Sell Your House
One of the most frustrating things that can happen as a homeowner is not getting very much interest when you are trying to sell your home. Listed below are just a few tips to consider that can help generate more interest in your listing and help you sell your house. Hire A Landscaper One of the most important ways to make your home easier to sell is to make the exterior of your home as appealing as possible. [Read More]