When To Use A Realtor To Find A Rental Apartment
20 October 2017
Most people use real estate agents when looking for properties to buy, but not when looking for properties to rent. There are situations in which it's perfectly normal and possible to find a rental without a real estate agents , but there are also cases in which using a real estate agents is more efficient. Here are examples of situations in which you should use a real estate agents:
If You Don't Have Time for the Leg Work
3 Options For Buying A Starter Home
3 October 2017
If you are getting ready to purchase your first home, you might not be ready to invest in a big, fancy house just yet. Even though some people go ahead and buy their "forever home" when buying for the first time, there are many benefits of buying a more affordable home instead. This can help you stick within your budget and can leave you room to grow financially without feeling suffocated by a huge mortgage.
Reasons To Ask For Two Agents To Oversee Your Open House
23 August 2017
It's customary for the listing agent to oversee the open house that he or she is trying to sell for the homeowner, but it's acceptable to request that a second agent joins the main agent. If you're selling your home and an open house is approaching, you might wish to evaluate whether your listing agent will be able to take care of the event on his or her own. An inability to do so isn't a failure on the agent's behalf — rather, there are several potential reasons that you might ask your agent if he or she could have a colleague play the role of assistant.
Comparing Fixed And Variable Rate Mortgages
1 August 2017
When buying a new home, there's a whole lot of technical and financial paperwork to deal with, but nothing is more important than the type of mortgage that you will be agreeing to pay. There are two main types of mortgages that most homeowners will end up signing on to, differentiated by the rate at which they charge interest: fixed and variable rate mortgages. Understanding how each works and the differences between the two can help you decide which mortgage is the right fit for your financial needs.