Tag Archives: home ownership

Things Home Buyers Forget

Buying a home is a hectic, rewarding and sometimes scary experience. Many homebuyers forget or are unaware of important steps which make the process easier. According to the National Association of Realtors, the average buyer takes about 12 weeks before they officially buy a home. Making this sizeable investment requires great patience, proper research and…
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Staging During the Holidays

When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its absolute best for the potential buyers who walk through the door. That’s where home staging comes in. This is a growing trend in real estate. It is especially important in slow markets with high inventory and many competing homes. Home staging is a method…
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Increasing Your Home’s Value

BY JOE SZYNKOWSKI Not all home improvement projects are the same. The impact of a project or upgrade depends on factors such as the market you’re in, and your existing home value. Some projects like adding a pool or wood floors tend to have bigger increases for more expensive homes, while projects like a kitchen…
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When Can a Landlord Be Arrested?

By Jameliah Francis  While owning your own home can be a welcoming delight, most persons cannot afford such luxury.  Nonetheless, one can still obtain some level of independence and fulfillment in getting their own home through apartment rentals. According to a report from the real estate website Rentcafe, “The number of renters in New York…
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