Category Archives: Real Estate Facts

The Most Profitable Home Improvements of 2016

Not everything you update in your home will actually increase the value of it. For example, converting your garage into a second family room can detract from your home’s value because it doesn’t appeal to all buyers. Something that you really want in your home might end up being the opposite of what someone else really wants in their home. So, if you are planning to do some renovating in 2016, what should you invest in?

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Renting vs Buying a Home, What is the Right Option for you?

On the fence about whether or not it’s time for you to buy your first home? After some time, paying rent can start to feel one sided. You give a substantial amount of your income a month to your landlord, but don’t get any of the financial benefits that come with owning your own home. Are you ready to buy your first home? Can you even afford it?

There are pros and cons to both renting and buying, so really it comes down to finding the right option for you. To help you make the decision, here are Zippylife’s list of the pros for renting and buying.
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Seven Ways to Save Money When Buying your Next Home

Buying a home is expensive, real expensive- but it’s a great investment that increases the quality of your life and your finances. It might seem like a real financial burden, but you’ve done your homework and you’re prepared. The good news is, there are a few easy tricks that can help save you money during the home buying process.

That’s right, you can still save some money while getting the home of your dreams.
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Tips For Hosting an Open House during the Holidays.

The holidays are a great season for many reasons, but selling your home isn’t one of them. It’s a hard time to get the offer of your dreams, but it doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Your open house is going to play a huge role in making that sale happen. During all the holiday happenings it’s hard to find time to get your home ready to show, but you need to make sure you are up to the challenge!
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Old vs. New Ways of Doing Business in Real Estate

The most important thing to realize is that the new ways of doing real estate come from a need for a shift in the industry. For the most part, the new way of going about real estate is going to be more beneficial for the customer – but only because it was built upon the old way of doing things. It should not be viewed as a battle of old school vs new school in real estate, but rather how the two can work together. Using the old fundamentals and mixing it with the new efficiency is the only way to view the world of real estate. Here a few ways we have viewed the evolution of the real estate industry:

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