Category Archives: Buying a Home

Tax Benefits of Owning a Home – Save on Taxes by Rebecca

Jul 11, 2016

Buying a new home is a dream that most of us cherish but we keep postponing the decision to do so as it poses a tremendous financial challenge. However if you look at the various tax benefits attached to investing … Continue reading

Home Search: Online Vs. In-Person by Rebecca

Jun 22, 2016

People are smitten by the idea of online shopping these days. From a pin to shoes, from dresses to jewellery, from fish to juices – we simply log in and order. So, when it comes to looking for a house … Continue reading

Bad Real Estate Agents – Top 5 Signs by Rebecca

Apr 6, 2016

Buying or selling homes is a daunting task made easier with the guidance of a right real estate agent. However, sometimes the agents can make your work much more challenging if they do not perform their job properly. Watch out … Continue reading

Buying a Foreclosed Home – Is It a Good Deal or Bad Deal by Rebecca

Dec 1, 2015

If you are in the market to purchase a home, it may be a good idea to check out foreclosures as well. While a foreclosure usually offers price advantage, these may not be the right choice for every prospective home … Continue reading

Buying a Short Sale Home – What You Need to Know by Rebecca

Nov 19, 2015

We often come across signs put up on some properties announcing a ‘short sale’, and it makes us go drooling, brewing up a picture of gains and profits we could make out of the deal. However, the world of real … Continue reading

Consider These Pros and Cons of Modular Homes Before Buying It by Rebecca

Oct 26, 2015

A lot of research and innovation has made modular homes much advanced in technology and design than they were earlier on. Today, these cannot be easily side-lined as a low-cost, low-quality option. However, still many people do not perceive them … Continue reading

7 Negotiation Tips For The Home Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC] by Rebecca

Feb 10, 2015

Negotiation is both an art and a science. You need to deal in a way that not only appeases you but also appears favorable for the seller. While negotiating, you also need to act timely and smartly. A single slip … Continue reading

Tips for First Time Home Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC] by Rebecca

Jan 1, 2015

Buying a home for the first time can make you excited and nervous at the same time. You may be tempted to check the plethora of property options available to you and scan through the heaps of information on buying … Continue reading

How Safe Is Your Neighborhood – 5 Ways to Know by Rebecca

Jun 17, 2014

When you are buying a home, you have to do all you can to ensure that your neighborhood is safe. After all, you are going to be living here for a long time. In order for the neighborhood to be … Continue reading

Difference Between Home Appraisal and Inspection – Why They are Important by Rebecca

Jun 12, 2014

If you are looking to buy a house, it is crucial you understand the difference between an appraisal and inspection. You will be dealing with these two elements till you sign on the dotted line, pay the seller and get … Continue reading