Real-Estate:Homes Articles from EzineArticles.com
EzineArticles.com is Trusted By Millions as The Source For Quality Original Articles
Wholesaling Houses And The New Money Machine
Sat, 11 Jan 2014 09:06:03 -0600
The U.S. is cracking open a new money machine worth trillions of dollars and those wholesaling houses in 2014 could be some of the biggest benefactors from it.
Do You Need Professional Help When You Have Water Damage?
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:46:34 -0500
Water damage to your home can be a very serious and problematic situation that you need to deal with as soon as the initial damage is done. You might be inclined to think that you could save a lot of money and do this on your own without any setbacks, but when it comes to water damage and the problems that this can carry in the near future for your home, you need professional help if you want to get rid of the issues that might come with it. There are many reasons why there...
How to Sell Your House Fast
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:21:51 -0600
Selling your home fast is often down to how well the market is presently doing. None-the-less, there are several things you can do to boost the chance of selling your home quickly.
Buying A Home? Factors To Consider
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:20:20 -0600
Looking for a home to buy is one of the most significant things you will do in your life. This is because buying a home is such a huge stride in your life: it means no more renting, and you will have more space to enjoy with your family.
Senior Living in a Mobile Home
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:18:48 -0600
You've raised your family and retired from your job - it's time to relax and enjoy life. Now you can think about taking up golf, or traveling to some of your favorite places. You may also be thinking about selling your large family home, either because you need to use some of the equity to supplement your monthly expenses, or to downsize so you don't have to spend all your new-found free time doing yard work and maintenance on a large property. Many seniors are finding that senior living is simpler in a mobile, or manufactured home.
A Small History of Housing in Williamsburg Brooklyn
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 11:25:24 -0500
Williamsburg Brooklyn is a growing neighborhood and a close knit community. As house prices rise in the area it is interesting to see a history of real estate in Williamsburg.
Is It Wise To Buy a Luxury Home In Pune?
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:46:18 -0600
Pune has seen a paradigm shift in the kind of housing and residences it offers since the last decade. From wadas, standalone buildings and own bungalows, the city's skyline is now giving way to townships, luxury projects, high-storey buildings and row houses.
House Hunting? How To Find Exactly What You're Looking For
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:32:47 -0500
When you're looking for a new house, use these tips to help reduce stress, and make the process run more smoothly. If you're thinking about building a new house in the near future, use these tips to ensure that the entire process goes off without a hitch.
Finding a Good Deal on Houses for Sale
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:20:25 -0500
You may have a list of demands when it comes to houses for sale, but everyone could use a few extra dollars in their pocket. Here are some tips to find an inexpensive home that will suit your family's needs and budget.
Choosing a Small Mobile Home for Sale
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:11:08 -0600
Do you want to stay in the area you are living in but would like to find small mobile homes for sale? In your search for the right single wide mobile home, there are many factors to take into consideration: cost, condition, and where it is located are all important factors in finding the right home for you and your household.
Iconic Rental Apartments With California Style
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 08:09:40 -0500
Whether you're eyeing a bungalow, Victorian, or cottage, the style you choose reveals an aspect of your personality. Are you a poet or artist seeking out bohemian digs by the San Francisco bay? Or are you a budding starlet in a Hollywood bungalow with a bit of history? Whether you're a dreamer in Los Angeles or a surfer in San Diego, there's a rental apartment in California for you, and we're here to help you find it.
Finding Homes for Sale By Owner: Important Things to Know
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:27:08 -0500
While most buyers choose to go through a real estate agent, doing the deal privately can have some advantages. Here are a few important things to know about homes for sale by owner.
Energy Efficient Modular and Manufactured Homes
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:59:57 -0500
Manufactured and Modular Homes are becoming a very popular alternative to stick built homes. They are energy efficient, affordable, and the standards of quality are high.
Wandsworth Has Greatest Increase in Property Prices in London
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:06:00 -0500
Wandsworth, a borough in the south-west part of London known more for its power station and prison, has seen the price of its homes increase by 11.1 per cent over the past year. The average price of a home there is ?447,888. This is an average increase of over ?40,000 in just one year.
Aspects to Keep in Mind When Looking at Real Estate Listings
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:53:38 -0500
It's easy to get carried away when buying your first home, but there are some must-haves to keep in mind when looking at real estate listings. Find out how to shop smart in this article.
The Costs That Come With Home Ownership
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 08:32:07 -0500
For many people owning their own home is a dream come true, and this is even more true with newly married couples. But just like the cost of buying and selling a home there are some cost that come with owning your own house. Everyone knows about the mortgage payment bu what other cost might you incur if you move out of an apartment complex and into a house?
Replacement Windows Cost Works Out Much Cheaper Than Repair Costs in the End
Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:26:14 -0500
Home improvement plans can be equally exciting and scary. They are exciting because everyone would love the idea of adding more beauty to their homes and scary because these beautiful improvements do not come cheap.
Rent To Own: What to Know
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 15:33:03 -0500
Renting-to-own is an arrangement that is fairly new in the context of real estate transactions. Rent-to-own transactions work on the model of a normal rent agreement but with a few exceptions. The most dramatic of which is that while normal rentals are the leasing of property that the renter does not actually own, renting-to-own continues those terms but with the contractual agreement that the renter will own the property after a set amount of time with a raised rent contributing to the payment of the house itself.
Singaporean Property Market Outlook - November, 2013
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 11:13:39 -0600
The Singaporean government's efforts to cool the property market seem to be working, as shown by the city-state's home sales dropping 48 percent from 2012. New data released clearly indicates a success of the measures the government has taken.
Figuring Out the True Value of Houses for Sale
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:53:08 -0500
Interested in looking at houses for sale, but aren't sure what is a fair price? Use this handy guide.
Making Your Home Thanksgiving Ready
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 07:49:44 -0600
Are you going to be hosting Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year? If so, you are probably feeling a bit nervous, excited, and maybe even a little overwhelmed. You are looking to make this special holiday perfect and for all of your guests to be happy and full!
The Basics Of Making Your Next Move
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:08:22 -0600
Often times when we start to think about making our next move we can get quite excited for the possibilities. However, the challenges and time constraints of the moving process can sometimes overshadow this excitement. So how then can we reduce this moving related stress and keep our eye on the ball?
How to Get Top Dollar When Selling Your Home
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 08:03:24 -0500
Some home sellers are still able to successfully beat out the competition and get the price they wanted. Here are tips on how to get top dollar when selling your home. Despite the market conditions, a prospective purchaser won't forget a home they fell in love with at first sight. Learn how to make the most appealing presentation for viewings and open houses. Prepare and market your home to sell for top dollar.
What To Expect In 2014: San Diego & Southern California Residential Real Estate Market Prediction
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:45:24 -0600
San Diego's real estate market correction has been nothing short of extraordinary over the past 12-18 months. It has taken some by surprise and rewarded those homeowners who have withstood the market correction of the past 8 years, as well as those who took a risk and entered into the market in the depths and despair of the local market recovery. A home that was purchased for $300,000 in 2011 or 2012 would now be worth about $450,000 in 2014. This is due in part to an over-correction of the market in the first place, but also in part to a long-term real estate listing shortage; there is simply not enough homes to buy and the demand is greatly outweighing the supply. This article identifies what happened in the past 12 months and what to expect in the next 12.
Preparing Your Home For Season Changes
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 08:43:47 -0500
As the year goes on, the weather progressively runs through its seasonal cycle. Throughout the four seasons, depending on you location, the weather and its elements are continuously changing. These seasonal changes can bring on normal wear and tear to a house.
Living in Thailand - Accommodation Costs 2013/14
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:43:01 -0600
Here we take a look at rental accommodation costs for the Thai capital Bangkok, and its Northern capital Chiang Mai. These rents that have barely seen an increase in over 20 years!
Marin County Homes: Why Everyone's In Love With the Place!
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:34:11 -0600
Marin is one of the most desirable places to live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Most of the county is designated open space, which limits the occurrence of any large new developments. And the open space is incredibly gorgeous itself.
Browsing Through Homes For Sale: When To Settle and When to Demand Perfection
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:41:08 -0500
When you're looking at homes for sale, deciding what is a nonnegotiable requirement and what can be compromised on is challenging. Find out more in this handy guide.
Why Are Houses In Porto Seguro So Attractive To Home Buyers?
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:53:26 -0500
For those of you looking for a reasonably priced but comfortable house on the Bahia Discovery Coast, taking a look at the houses in Porto Seguro should be a priority. The town has its own airport and is well connected by air and road to other parts of Brazil.
The Pros and Cons of Homeowner's Associations
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:08:20 -0500
A Homeowners Association is an organization that governs a particular neighborhood/ sub division, primarily to maintain the area's property value. Most homeowner associations are incorporated and govern under the state statues of not for profit companies. These associations vary by rules and regulations from state to state and usually are found in newly developed areas for condominiums, town homes, and single family homes.
Serviced Apartments: Better and More Personalized Service
Fri, 31 May 2013 13:08:06 -0500
If the level of service provided by an accommodation is important to you, a serviced apartment will typically provide you with much better and more personalized service than a hotel would for a number of reasons starting with the very nature of what serviced apartments are and who they cater too. Serviced Apartment Staff Get to Know You Better Unlike hotels, serviced apartments typically cater to guests who will be staying long term - such as for a week, a month or several months. This means the front desk receptionist and other staff...
Marin County Homes: Now More Profitable Than Ever!
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:33:31 -0600
The magnificent Marin County of California is located just across the Golden Gate Bridge, making it only a few minutes away from downtown San Francisco. If you love water in every single one of its incarnations, there isn't a better place than this!
Buying A Beautiful House In France Need Not Be An Unachievable Dream
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:57:11 -0500
For millions of couples and families, their ultimate dream is to own a beautiful home in France. Imagine siting outside in the sunshine, enjoying a glass of wine made from grapes growing right beside your villa. Or waking early in the morning to stroll to the market and buy fresh bread and cheeses. The way of life, culture and countryside are all aspects which attract people to France every year. Many people have fallen in love with the country during holidays, and hope one day to have a special place of their own to visit all year round.
How Can Wholesaling Properties End Homelessness In the U.S.?
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:01:48 -0500
Can wholesaling properties actually help solve homelessness in America? Homelessness is a far bigger issue in America than most realize. Even in the most affluent areas like Southwest Florida many are homeless with young kids going hungry every day.
Choosing To Buy A Historic Home In Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 13:51:13 -0500
West Michigan is a desirable location to live. One of the great cities in the area is Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids has a lot to offer from art, to entertainment and an abundance of great restaurants, it is easy to find things to do year round.
Is London Property Investment Really A Safe Haven For Investors?
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 09:59:42 -0600
While the rest of the boroughs and towns in the UK are busy scrambling to try to reach a point of sustainability, there has been an enormous amount of demand put on the British capital. London is commonly referred to as being the safe haven for investors from overseas to purchase properties in. Figures released from many profound real estate gurus have revealed that the average price for a piece of London property has increased since the start of 2013.
Buy That Mansion on the Hill With a Bungalow on the Beach
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:24:29 -0500
The other day, I noted an extremely awesome mansion for sale on the hill in Malibu California, and it had the most magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean and coastline, unfortunately it was about half a mile from the beach up a canyon and on a hill crest. The price was quite reasonable I am told, a cool $25 million and yes, it is owned currently by a celebrity that you've no doubt heard about and have seen many of the movies. More interestingly were some of the amenities which also came with the house.
Top 5 Reasons Why Waterfront Homes Sell
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:27:35 -0600
Waterfront homes or houses facing ocean, sea, river, bay, and lake views are among the best-selling properties today. Dissected herewith are the top five reasons why these homes keep on selling. Iconic views: Waterfront homes offer the comfort of feasting the eyes with iconic views of crystal clear water, mountains kissed by clouds, and breathtaking glimpses of the sunrises and sunsets.
Know About the Most Expensive Houses in the World
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:32:45 -0500
A home is a place where you live with your family. You are emotionally attached to the place because you can get security, comfort, peace, and happiness under the roof of your residence. However, for few people it is also a must-have status symbol and they spend millions in constructing or buying a house.
Remodeling Trends 2014 - How To Prepare Your Home For A Hot Sale?
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:29:35 -0600
Staging is one of the most crucial details when it comes to selling your home, and it comes without saying that that how you represent your home is directly proportional to the selling price. Home remodeling might have taken a back seat during the recession, but not anymore; remodeling trends were up by 10% in 2012 and there is an expected 10% growth in 2014.
First Time Home Buyer - Learn About the Credit Score and Real Estate Agents
Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:05:14 -0600
Once you established a good credit score, the next step is to get a real estate agent to guide you through the process of home buying. Do not be afraid to sign the agreement to allow the agent to work for you. This is to assure you that they are serious about their job.
Less Is More - Is the Tiny House Movement for You?
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 08:00:35 -0600
Americans live, on average, in the largest houses in the world. An average family has a house that is over 2,500 square feet, and many people aspire to own houses that are even larger. But, there is a small but significant movement toward the other end of the spectrum: more and more people are seeking out houses that are extremely small, some as little as 150 square feet inside.
Small Town Charm in Fairfax California
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:58:07 -0500
Considering a move to Fairfax, California? Fairfax is located in Marin County and is approximately 5 miles west of San Rafael, and the Richmond - San Rafael Bridge which leads directly to the Oakland and San Francisco areas. San Francisco is about 25 miles to the south.
Vancouver's First Co-Housing Community Gets to Work
Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:28:56 -0500
Co-housing communities already exist on the outskirts of Vancouver such as North Vancouver's community project that was completed in 1998, and also one in Langley and in Burnaby. But the new co-housing community project taken on by Cedar Cottage Cohousing Corporation is facing a few speed bumps on its path to construction. The group only recently received rezoning approval by the City of Vancouver's Design Panel.
The Benefits Of Living In A Shed
Wed, 04 Dec 2013 07:24:08 -0600
Additional storage spaces have been known to turn into home offices, studios, playhouses but now, they can also be a full-blown house. Why would folks want to live in shed homes? Because they're economical, energy-efficient and very trendy right now.
Useful Tips On How To Sell A Property Fast
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 11:08:35 -0600
There are many ways of marketing a property. If you are the one who will market it, all it takes is an effective strategical approach but if you would opt to rely on professional help then go for those real estate brokers from reputable companies to do a job well done for you.
The Perfect Place to Raise a Family in the Bay Area!
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 07:38:51 -0600
Imagine unadulterated natural beauty i.e. huge redwood forests and lush green open space surrounded by wild untouched beaches, quaint little towns, and a mild weather!
How to Sell Your House for the Right Price
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 08:57:41 -0500
To sell a house for cash is always a difficult task even if the real estate market is stable and unwavering. There are a number of questions that you need to answer before putting up a "buy my house" board. Following are a few questions every seller has:
Alternative Building Materials for Homes
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 07:44:42 -0500
Most houses are made from brick, wood, or a combination of both. However, there are many other materials that can be used to build a home besides the more conventional materials. What is impressive is that most of the alternate materials used to build homes can offer more than just shelter.
How to House Your Remote Workforce
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:21:43 -0500
Companies that deal with projects such as soil exploration normally work in places that are sometimes extremely far from all type of civilization. In most cases, there isn't any form of basic infrastructure but they still must work so that people have gas for their automobiles or for all other purposes for which oil is used. Apart from oil exploration, there are other activities such as mining or different types of research activities that require the workforce to remain in those far off remote areas as long as the project is still going on.
Consumer's Fear of Small Lenders
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:15:43 -0500
Every day I hear clients say, "who are they? I've never heard of this lender. Can't you put me into a bank mortgage?"
Becoming a Homeowner - Major Things To Consider
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:33:19 -0600
Investing in your own home is a decision that should not be taken lightly. One should assess all the risks and options available in order to undermine the best opportunity and seize it. Here are some valuable tips for the future homeowners.
Bangkok Real Estate - Acquiring House And Land In Thailand
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 07:32:32 -0600
Foreigners cannot purchase land in Thailand, well not outright anyway. But the there are ways around acquiring land, which is useful to know for those who want invest in a townhouse or detached house in the country. In this article we look at the procedures for acquiring grounded property in Bangkok.
Senior Living Can Be Joyful in a Mobile Home Community
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:36:20 -0600
By the time most seniors are ready to retire, many of their friends have either past or moved away to be closer to their own families. Your home may feel too big and empty, and caring for a garden and keeping up with the yard work may seem overwhelming. You may have much more space than you need for the rare occasions that people now come to stay with you.
Choosing Your Vacation Home
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:19:17 -0500
The thought of a vacation is eternal bliss for some. Vacations are a way to escape the stress of daily activities and to explore new horizons. However, in some cases vacations are simply going to a home away from home.
How Can I Make My Home Stand Out Versus Other Homes In The Area?
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:47:38 -0600
You have finished all of the repairs you had started to make sure that your home was in the best condition when you went to sell. Plus, even though you know it is a lot of hard work, you promise yourself that you are going to keep your house totally clean while you are trying to sell it. However, make sure that you know that there is a difference between a good looking home and the home that makes you say "wow".
Everything You Need to Know About a Static Caravan: A Description From Top to Bottom
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 09:08:33 -0500
Do you know you Caravans? Don't worry. Here is everything you would want to know about a caravan from how it is manufactured, to the sizes and dimensions.
How To Negotiate Repairs After A Home Inspection?
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:47:42 -0600
A thorough home inspection is one of the most important steps in any home buying process. It goes without saying that the inspector will find something to repair/complain, even if it's a very minor thing.
Parc Regency Residences Iloilo - Where Quality Living Resides
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:20:22 -0600
Parc Regency Residences Iloilo is a real estate of Property Company of Friends also known as Pro.Friends situated at Felix Goriceta Jr. Avenue, Pavia, Iloilo 5001 Philippines. As far as history goes, its operation began at Luzon area around February 1999 and in 2009 its venture in the province of Iloilo was started. Soon after, with the help of thorough planning and fast development Parc Regency Iloilo climbed the stairs as one of best and most successful in real estate within the province.
Emergency Egress Window Requirements for Bedrooms
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:23:26 -0600
This may come as a surprise to many people, or a relief to those looking to add a bedroom in the basement, but contrary to the National Building Code and popular brief, a bedroom in Ontario does not require an egress window in the actual bedroom! As long as there is an egress window or door to the exterior somewhere on the level, the requirements for egress have been met. However, there are still light and ventilation requirements for each bedroom that must be met, but that is another topic.
Qualities to Look For in a Mobile Home for Sale
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:38:09 -0600
Finding a quality mobile home for sale may present a unique set of challenges. While manufactured housing can be just as comfortable and secure as traditional stick built housing, you may need to be a little more particular in your search to make sure you find a quality mobile home, as not all mobile homes are created equally. Compare the quality of the original build, the condition it has been kept in, and features that affect its potential resale value as key components of your search.
Can a Senior Living on Their Own Do Well in a Mobile Home Park?
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:17:59 -0600
When you get older, things start to change in your life. You may be experiencing health issues and challenges. Your children may have moved away from home and you may even have lost your dear spouse with whom you spent a great deal of your life. Now your large family home feels like too much for you to handle on your own.
How Is It Possible For Me To Lose My House?
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:39:18 -0600
For most people the thought of losing their home is almost unthinkable, but today it happens more then you would like to think. It is vital that you know how to avoid an eviction and how to best get the right information to avoid that hardship. Here are a couple of the ways that you can face eviction as a homeowner and how to best be prepared in case it does happen.
Will Economically Enslaved College Students Ever Be Able to Buy a Home?
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:22:19 -0500
Do you want to own a home or have a college degree? That might sound like the wrong question to ask, but I assure you it is relevant. Some believe that if you get a college degree you will get a corporate job, and with that job and strong income you can buy a home and start moving up in the world, perhaps have some kids and make a family too.
Salt Lake City Neighborhoods
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:28:44 -0500
Are you looking for a house for sale in Salt Lake City? It has never been a better time to purchase property in Salt Lake City, but as with any city, location is what it's all about.
Top 7 Tax Tips for Homeowners
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:46:35 -0600
Don't give the IRS more money than you have to! As a homeowner, you have several tax deductions that you can take advantage of to reduce your tax liability. Check out the Top 7 Tax Deductions for Homeowners.
Mortgage Options With a Home Builder
Fri, 12 Jul 2013 08:11:30 -0500
When you work with a home builder, you need to find out about your mortgage options. It's unlikely that you will be able to pay cash for your home that's being built, so a mortgage will determine what your monthly payment is. Your goal is to pay as little out of pocket as possible and keep your mortgage payments within your monthly budget.
Cute Kitchen Ideas for Small Spaces
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:34:31 -0500
Small, cute kitchens don't have to be cluttered or cramped. But how do you maximise space if you have a small or cute kitchen? We'll we have you covered with these creative cute kitchen design ideas, that will inspire you to kitchen greatness in no time! Check them out here.
Planning Your Ideal Villa and How to Make It Stand Out
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:20:31 -0500
Ideally a villa can be termed as 'Your Personal Space in a Crowded World' and that's why a sudden surge in the demand for villas has been seen in the market in the last few years. Although, a large number of ready to move in villas are available in the market; still there could be a variety of reasons you might want to build one for yourself from the ground up; instead of a readymade one.
Uses and Advantages Of Polycarbonate Sheets
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:49:44 -0600
Polycarbonate sheet is basically a variety of building material which is used instead of glass in different applications. It contains Bisphenol A or BPA which gives it a glossy appearance. The presence of BPA also adds to the durability and strength of these building sheets.
Customized Workforce Housing
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:33:20 -0500
When it comes to some jobs out there, attracting the most qualified people may not be the problem because there are quite a number of these highly skilled people. Once you have the workforce and they have to do their work in some places that are far removed from any form of civilization, this is where your headache actually begins. You have to ensure they are housed securely and comfortable so as to maintain their motivation as they work for you.
Danville Real Estate Trends for 2013
Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:57:07 -0500
Danville real estate market trends for 2013 include low inventory and rising home prices. Learn more about the current state of the Danville, CA real estate market if you're planning to buy or sell a home.
An Insight Into New House Options in Bangkok
Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:24:13 -0600
In the past, the vast majority of western expats living in and around the Thai capital, Bangkok, have opted to live in apartments and condominiums central to the city. However, there's been a growing trend in recent years to move out of the towers and into the more homely housing estates. The choices used to be somewhat limited for foreigners, but not so any more. The east of the city, in particular, is now catering to the growing demand for new housing developments, thanks mainly to the opening of Bangkok's new airport rail link, which connects these outer suburbs quickly and efficiently to the city.
How to Spruce Up a Mobile Home
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:49:07 -0600
If you have been thinking about buying a home for your family, you will be very aware that the cost of buying a traditional stick-built home can be prohibitive. Home prices have soared, making it more difficult to take the plunge into homeownership. But what about a mobile home, also known as a manufactured home? The cost of owning one of these homes can be as little as half what it would cost to buy a traditional home, yet you still can enjoy many of the same features and floor plans. The best deal would be to buy a pre-owned mobile home, although it may require some repairs or renovation to bring it up to your standards. How does one go about sprucing up a mobile home? Let's take a look at a few projects that can make a big difference.
Secure Your Future With A New Home
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:51:48 -0500
Buying your own home can give you and your family stability and security. It can even be your biggest advantage without worrying about house payments when you retire. If you are planning to buy a home and you have uncertainties about it, this article will give you reasons on why you should buy a home now.
Home Rental Market in Singapore, 2014
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:05:41 -0600
Due to lower demands caused by stricter policies for foreign workers and a large supply of new homes, the Singaporean home rental market is expected to face difficulties in 2014. Rentals are forecast to stagnate or even fall, which would be the first decrease seen in four years.
What Can You Expect to Spend on a Mobile Home for Sale
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 14:37:16 -0600
When you are ready to look for your next home, the cost will be the biggest factor you take into consideration. If it has taken you several years to save up a nest egg to go towards a home, then getting the most home for your dollar is going to be important to you. You will need to have a down payment, closing costs, and loan origination fees saved up in order to buy any kind of a home. The advantage of buying a mobile, or manufactured home is that you can get a lot more bang for your buck over buying a traditional, stick built home. Should you buy new or pre-owned? Let's take a look at what you can expect to spend on a mobile home for sale.
How to Find Your Perfect New Home
Fri, 31 May 2013 15:54:15 -0500
Searching for a new place to live can often be a stressful and lengthy process. Your home is where you will spend the most of your time for many years to come, so you will want to ensure that you choose somewhere that ticks all of the boxes.
Before You Get A Mortgage
Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:07:09 -0600
If you are planning for purchasing a home in the near future, it is better to brush up your knowledge in the area of mortgage deals, in case you are planning to opt for a loan. It is a great idea to learn what should be done before applying for a mortgage, what to be careful about in the process and how to use the mortgage once the home purchase is done. Here are some of the things to look into in this process: Credit is important: Mortgage deals are not a simple thing and you should not enter...
Homes for Sale Sometimes Have Hidden Costs
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:06:21 -0500
When considering the homes for sale in your area, financial considerations don't end at just the mortgage. Additional financial factors can increase the monetary burden on your pocketbook and should be carefully considered before signing any sale documents. It's not as simple as settling the payment and moving on.
Is There Still Time To Buy A Home In Marin County?
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 09:53:29 -0600
The value of homes in Marin County is steadily increasing and it has continued to rise through the best part of 2014. So if you're looking to invest in, or better yet, move into the county, there probably isn't a better time than now.
Buying and Selling Homes In Belvedere, Marin County
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:03:52 -0600
Offering some of the most exclusive real estate in the country, Belvedere also has everything you'd want from a community with homes costing upwards of $2 million. If you are searching for perfect views of the city, a small community, access to the water, and proximity to San Francisco then you will want to live in Belvedere.
Is Radon in Your Air and Water?
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:19:52 -0500
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the radon in water poses a threat to your health through ingestion and inhalation. Research has been conducted and has found that the risk of having lung cancer due to inhaling radon in air is far greater compared to having stomach cancer due to swallowing water with radon. The severity of illness depends on how much water is used daily and how much water is aerated when you use it. Radon gas escapes from the water and goes into the air, much like carbon dioxide escapes from a soda bottle when you open it.
Renovating Our Own Property Abroad
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:05:47 -0500
After purchasing a property abroad which needs renovation,you will need to develop a plan to follow, detailing every aspect of the renovation until it is complete,and you are able to move in to the finished building.For many people, a home abroad is their second home, so even if they purchase a property requiring renovation, they are not able to devote the time to doing it themselves. In situations like this, a team of professionals and an on-site Project Manager will be required.
Private Landlord Rentals and the Simple Refurbishing Ideas
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:05:18 -0500
Do you know what's good with getting private landlords rentals? Well, if you happen to find a good landlord, you can actually ask permission if you can make some little changes in order to pretty up your living space. But before you sign any rental agreement, do make an effort to ask whether your prospective landlord will be ready to accommodate space redecorations and customization ideas. A private landlord's approval is a must before you commence with your refurbishing plans or you may face a big trouble.
Keep Your Family Healthy and Safe With Radon Testing
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:21:09 -0500
Radon is a "silent killing" odorless, colorless and tasteless radioactive gas coming from the breakdown of uranium found under the soil and rocks of your home. Radon can be present in the air that you breathe and the water that you drink. If you are someone who smokes and you have a high level of radon in your home, your risk of developing lung cancer is extremely high.
New Homes Are Just What You Need
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 08:45:20 -0500
Looking to relocate? Your best option may be to look for spaces for new homes. Read on for why this is your best option when changing your housing situation.
Types of Sidings for Houses
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 11:58:03 -0500
In most cases, our houses need improvements or repairs to make them more valuable and attractive. Therefore, house siding can improve the appearance of your house.
Critical Factors To Consider When Looking At Home Designs
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:54:58 -0600
Families on the hunt for a new place to live having unique needs. It is important to keep several points in mind when touring properties. This article provides a short, useful checklist that can help narrow the search.
What Type of Deed Is a Trustee Deed?
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:31:34 -0600
There are many questions about how deeds pass to the buyer at a foreclosure sale and how that deed might differ from a typical deed that conveys title. It's important to know that because the deed to your property is the legal instrument the conveys ownership, it also specifically defines what exactly it is that you own.
Giving Prefabricated Homes a Style Upgrade
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:17:06 -0500
Did you buy a manufactured home to save some money, but now struggle to make it look as homey and attractive as you would like it to be? A few simple tricks executed well in one of these prefabricated homes can make it appear more traditional and make you feel more at home. Manufactured housing comes in many sizes, styles, and levels of quality. Some of the lower priced models may leave a little bit to be desired as far as their finishes and attractiveness go. Let's explore a few simple ways to upgrade the look and style of prefabricated homes.
Scotland Scraps Stamp Duty and There Are Hopes That England Will Follow Suit
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:22:05 -0500
With a referendum on independence for Scotland coming up, politicians are pulling out all the stops to encourage voters to side with those wanting an independent Scotland, no longer ruled by Westminister. As part of that, ministers in Scotland are promising to overhaul the dreaded stamp duty tax on property purchases. However, it is thought that in an attempt to thwart the break away of Scotland, the Coalition government will announce changes to the stamp duty scheme prior to the general election.
Rent-To-Buy, Lease Option, and Foreclosure Negotiated Rentals Considered
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 15:16:10 -0500
Since October of 2012 new home sales have climbed drastically, and in some areas easily surpassing 35% appreciation. That's a rather excellent thing considering what happened in 2008. Homeowners can now ask themselves; "do I really have equity?" Yes they do. Of course the reason new home sales have been running strong but until recently (mid-2013) whereas, used home sales haven't appreciated all that much.
Home Real Estate Topic - Streets Named After What Was There Originally
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:27:44 -0500
The other day, I went to visit a friend who lives up in a suburban neighborhood in the hills of California. He lives on a street called "Canyon Breeze" and yet, as I was driving, it smelled rather peculiar, it was a combination of hydrogen sulfide, and that burnt smell that you have after you are done with your barbecue. The reason was that there was a fire not long ago in one of the canyons not far from him, and the wind was blowing through from there to his Canyon.
Your New Homes Checklist
Wed, 22 May 2013 15:38:18 -0500
For new homes to turn out how you want, create a checklist for what needs your attention. When you look into these things and are sure that everything is what you had expected, you can be happier with what you have.
The Cost of Purchasing Prefabricated Homes
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:10:39 -0500
When you are in the market for a new home, but can't afford the enormous cost of a traditional stick-built home, what options do you have? A popular choice for beginning home owners is to buy a prefabricated home, also known as a manufactured home. Manufactured or prefabricated homes differs from a traditional stick built home in that they are brought to the site already constructed for the most part, rather than being built one board at a time from the ground up.
Manufactured Housing Is a Great Option for Senior Living
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 07:36:40 -0600
If you are a senior living on your own or a senior couple looking to downsize and simplify your life, manufactured housing may be the answer you are looking for. Manufactured housing offers a compact and efficient space that requires less time and effort to keep up. The affordability of such a home fits very easily into most seniors limited income budgets.
Housing Starts On A High Note
Fri, 31 May 2013 11:30:11 -0500
Housing activities in the first few months of 2013 shows significant improvement compared to 2012. The trend has reversed and looks upbeat.
Living Out of an RV - 10 Tips for Making an RV Your Home
Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:51:02 -0500
When we moved into this 35 foot fifth wheel, I immediately said, "No Way!" Then, within a few weeks, I had thoroughly changed my idea of RV Living.
2013 Mid-Year Outlook for Residential Real Estate Sector in the USA
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 06:11:32 -0500
Well, it seems that a good many new home buyers are learning the definition of new term they never thought they would here after the 2008 real estate and economic crash here in the US; equity! Anyone who purchased a home for $250,000 or more since October of 2012 has seen probably a $100,000 increase in the value based on current sales figures. Doubt that? Well, why not look at the home prices in your area, go to the Zillow website and check it out, look at your own home; October 2012 to Mid-2013 - see for yourself why don't you.