Home inspections are a great source for uncovering property repair concerns and safety issues during the home buying process. At times, sellers even choose to have a pre-listing inspection performed to gain information regarding the items that may be of concern when they do decide to list their home for sale. According to the National Association of Realtors, more than 1 million repairs needed more than $11,000 in costs. This was the csase in a recent review of 50,000 home inspection reports by Repair Pricer, a home repair estimating resource. Also noted in the report was the fact that nearly 55 percent of ...
Top Home Inspection Defects Uncovered
April 18, 2019
Must do's before you move in
September 14, 2018
Moving into a new home is a very exciting time, and you are probably thinking about decor choice, paint colors and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some basics you should take care of first. Change the locks Even if you’re promised that new locks have been installed in your home, you can never be too careful. It’s worth the money to have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that no one else has the keys to your home. Cchanging the locks can be a DIY project, or you can call in a locksmith for ...
How to be the most attractive home buyer
February 20, 2018
How to be the most attractive home buyer The spring season typically attracts many home buyers, and in markets with low inventory levels, the competition is stiff. As home prices continue to remain strong, some houses are receiving multiple offers and to win the bid to purchase, buyers need to stand out from the crowd. According to the National Association of Realtors, Rhode Island houses sold in 60 days in December, down from 83 days a year ago. To learn what the average time to sell in you Town or City contact us, and we will give you the ...
Will The Real Estate Market Stay HOT in 2018?
January 29, 2018
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Are you ready to buy in 2018?
January 2, 2018
Are you ready to buy in 2018? With several factors to consider, the decision to buying a home can be rather difficult for many people. These four tips will help you decide if now is the right time to buy a home. 1 Are your finances in order? If you have managed to save for a down payment and your financial house is in order, then it's a great time to buy. 2 How long do you plan to live in the home? Experts say that it takes at least five years to break even on your ...
things you should know before deciding to buy a home
December 30, 2016
Deciding to Buy Market Properties Group, First time buyers Buying a home is a major undertaking. Before taking the plunge, make sure that you’ve thought it through and are ready to proceed. Consider your motivations for buying to help determine if you are really ready to enter the market. Personal Considerations Think about your personal reasons for moving. Do you need a larger home to accommodate a growing family? Looking to make a shorter commute to work? Don’t forget to consider the difficult aspects as well. Are you emotionally attached to your present home – will it be painful ...
Top influencers when searching for a home
November 1, 2016
Top influencers when searching for a home... Location, location, location! The most important characteristic when determining the value of real estate continues to thrive. When you decide where you want to live, you are not only choosing a home, you are buying into a neighborhood. A community's physical and social qualities have a major impact on the market value of the house, the desirability of the neighborhood and the lifestyle of its residents. Top Influences in Selecting a Home Quality of Neighborhood. A neighborhood can be every bit as important as the house itself. It’s the community lifestyle and ...