Finding a Good Home Buying Checklist - There are so many fees
involved when it comes to buying a new home, often homeowners are
overwhelmed and don't even know what these fees are for. They simply pay
them and hope to get through the ridiculous amount of paperwork that is
necessary to acquire at their new house.
Buying a Functional House - Most homes are built so people can
function in them effortlessly and with very little thought. The word
simplicity comes to mind as I walk through most homes and observe the
layout and design of the house.
Your Real Estate Agent Is in a Hurry? - If any of these statements
sound familiar to you, it could mean that your real estate agent is
either in hurry or doesn't have an answer to your question. Either way,
this could lead to an unpleasant relationship.
Potential Homebuyer Walks Into a Glass Door - In the real estate
business, you wouldn't think that there would be very many accidents,
showing houses. It's rare, but every once in a while when a real estate
professional isn't paying attention or in a hurry, safety takes a
Ask Others to Cut Their Sales Commission but Won't Cut Yours? - This
is one of those stories that you really don't hear that often. A woman
called me up the other day to ask me if I would patch a small hole in
her exterior stucco wall. I explained to her that I had a $300 minimum
for any home repairs and then she shared this with me.
Must Read This Story - Water Damage Nightmare -
As a building contractor, I see a lot of stuff and hear a lot of
stories. I would like to share something that I heard from my plumbing
contractor about one of the worst water damage nightmares in history.
Bathroom Remodel Investment When Selling - When you're planning any
bathroom remodel, consider the costs of the bathroom remodeling versus
the return on the actual investment. According to one of the popular
remodeling magazines, the average bathroom remodel throughout the
country cost around $16,000.
Five Excellent Tips to Prepare Your House for the Coming Winter -
There is an old saying in the construction business,” You can pay me now
or pay me later.” I love to work and make money, but feel sorry for
those people who don't take the time to prepare themselves for the
coming winters, year after year.
of the Problems in My Old House - Home Repairs - I really can't tell
you, how many people I've worked for in the past, who are tired of the
problems with their old homes. Most of them purchased these homes,
because they love the area or that these homes were simply cheaper than
Home Emergency Questions You Need to Know About - One of the biggest
problems with homeowners today is that they're not prepared for
household emergencies like, plumbing leaks, electrical problems, kitchen
fires, bathtubs and sinks overflowing, roof leaks while it's raining and
last but not least medical emergencies.
Housing Boom about Ready to Bust? - Anyone that knows anything about
the construction business can tell you one thing, if they're not
building houses, there is a good chance that there’s a building boom