Friday, December 27, 2019 / by Sharyn Younger
5 Important Mistakes To Avoid When Selling A Home
December 27, 2019 By syounger Leave a Comment
Sellers of homes often make mistakes that are not in their best interests. Here are common mistakes people make when selling a home and how to avoid them.
Using Bad Photography
Using lousy photos or no photos to promote the property for sale is foolish. Professional photography is not so difficult or expensive that sellers should settle for the use of bad photos. Sometimes all the potential buyers will see is the photos they find online. If the photos are bad or not there at all, then that is the end of their interests.
To stimulate interest in a property, it is even better to use a high-quality video walk through than simple photos. This allows a buyer to enjoy a virtual showing of the property.
Allowing Emotions To Control The Process
Sometimes, buyers should step aside and let the experts guide the process. One example of this is the decisions about stagi ...
Thursday, December 26, 2019 / by Sharyn Younger
3 Critical Considerations When You Choose Your Garage Doors
December 26, 2019 By syounger Leave a Comment
Owning property comes with a number of major responsibilities. This includes home maintenance and repairs. One of the common topics that people think about is the garage door. Sometimes, the garage door breaks and needs to be replaced. Other people might be adding a garage door for the first time. There are lots of options to choose from and this is an important decision.
There are a number of factors that people need to consider when trying to decide on a garage door.
First, people need to think about what their garage door is going to be made out of. The classic option is wood. It has a sleek, stylish look and can be stained to the owner’s preference. At the same time, steel has become a more popular option. This is because steel is stronger than wood. Other homeowners even elect to go with aluminum. Aluminum is lighter than steel an ...
Friday, December 20, 2019 / by Sharyn Younger
How Are Mortgage Rates Determined?
December 20, 2019 By syounger Leave a Comment
When someone is interested in buying a home, there are a number of factors that people need to consider. Some of these include the budget, the size of the home, and the mortgage interest rates.
The mortgage rate is going to play a tremendous role in whether or not someone is going to be able to afford their dream home. For this reason, it is critical for everyone to know how a mortgage rate is determined. There are a number of factors in someone’s financial history that are going to impact the mortgage rate the lender offers.
The Credit Score
One of the most important factors that a lender is going to consider is someone’s credit score. A credit score is a reflection of someone’s risk to the lender. The higher the credit score, the more likely the loan is going to be repaid, in the eyes of the lender.
If someone’s credit score is too low, the lende ...
Thursday, December 19, 2019 / by Sharyn Younger
3 Traps First-Time Homebuyers Fall Into — And How To Avoid Them
December 19, 2019 By syounger Leave a Comment
When someone purchases their first home, this is a significant step. There are a number of issues that people need to think about because purchasing a home is typically someone’s most significant investment.
With this in mind, there are three common traps that first-time homebuyers often fall into. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid these traps as well.
Looking At Homes Before Applying For A Mortgage
Perhaps the biggest mistake that people make is that they look for homes before they apply for a mortgage. Without a successful mortgage application, it will be difficult to find a home at all. Of course, people enjoy looking at homes because it puts their future into perspective. At the same time, it is important to have an idea of how much home someone can afford. This will be difficult to do without knowing how large of a mortgage some ...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 / by Sharyn Younger
How Much Do I Need To Start Investing In Real Estate?
December 18, 2019 By syounger Leave a Comment
It is important for everyone to diversify their investments and one of the assets that people often look toward is real estate. In a healthy market, real estate should appreciate in value.
It is often less risky than investing in individual stocks and can provide a much higher return on investment than a typical bank savings account or even a money market account. On the other hand, people often think that they require a large amount of money to even think about investing in real estate. This is not always the case.
Buying Property Outright
One of the most straightforward ways to get started in the real estate investing market is to buy property outright in an area that is set to appreciate in value. Then, people can rent the property out to tenants as a way to generate a steady stream of income. This is why many people think that they need a large amount of ...