Smart Home Buying: Four Signs a Home Seller Might be Hiding Something

“You may not get your preferred home site, but you are buying an active lifestyle. Take a good, hard look at what is out there.” –Mark O’Brien   Owning a home remains to be one of the persistent dreams of almost every individual out there. After all, a home is seen as a keystone of … More Smart Home Buying: Four Signs a Home Seller Might be Hiding Something

Home Buying: Five Indispensable Home Buying Tips for Millennials

“The ache for a home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” –Maya Angelou   Millennials are known to be the generation that would soon shape the world. After all, this is the era marked by technological advances and innovations insomuch that pretty … More Home Buying: Five Indispensable Home Buying Tips for Millennials

Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

“As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls.”-Chief Justice Sonia Sotomayor   Gated communities have always been associated with an air of loftiness and exclusivity about them. After all, such communities and neighborhoods … More Living in Exclusivity: Five Compelling Reasons Why Living in a Gated Community is The Right Choice

First Time Homebuyers: Five Ways to Deal with Cold Feet When Buying a Home

“A man builds a fine house; and he has a master, and a task for life: He is to furnish, watch, show and keep it in repair, the rest of his days”-Ralph Waldo Emerson   It has been said that owning a home is a keystone of wealth and financial stability. With this in mind, … More First Time Homebuyers: Five Ways to Deal with Cold Feet When Buying a Home

Great Neighborhoods: Five Bad Neighbors to Avoid When Buying a Home

“The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.”-G.K. Chesterton   A Chinese proverb once said that finding a good neighbor is a priceless treasure. Similarly, Hesiod has been quoted to say that a bad neighbor is a misfortune as much as … More Great Neighborhoods: Five Bad Neighbors to Avoid When Buying a Home

Real Estate 101: Five Unconventional Tips to Make Your Homes Sell Faster

“Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they are interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds.” -Barbara Corcoran John Paulson has been credited with the adage that a home is the best investment any … More Real Estate 101: Five Unconventional Tips to Make Your Homes Sell Faster

Beautiful Rental Homes: Five Characteristics of a Good Airbnb Rental

“Travelers increasingly, turn to vacation rental homes as a home away from home for their vacation accommodations. Unlike hotels, vacation rental homes offer so many advantages—from fully equipped kitchens and plenty of bedrooms to private pools and media rooms.” –Justin Halloran Today, renting out your homes via Airbnb has been seen as an excellent avenue … More Beautiful Rental Homes: Five Characteristics of a Good Airbnb Rental

Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Home Ownership

“People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study, save, work, and strive. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not” –Henry Louis Gates   Home ownership has long been considered a keystone of financial stability as well as responsibility. It is a keystone of … More Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Home Ownership