Whether you just moved into a “new to you” home or have lived in your home for years, there seems to always be something that comes your way that needs to be fixed or tweaked. The problem is, we don’t always have the right tools handy to fix it, or sometimes we do not even know what to fix it with! Below is a list of tricks to help with these little nuisances that creep into our lives.
If you are in the market to buy a new home, the Fall just might prove to be the right time to find the home you’ve been waiting for. While the majority of people hope to be completely moved into a new home by the fall, if you have the option to wait until the temperature start to drop, you might find that things work in your favor. As reported by the National Association of Realtors, you will find April, May, June and July are typically the busiest months for people to purchase new, or “new to them” houses. Families strive to be settled in their new location by the time the new school year begins, especially when moving to a new town.
You’ve decided you want to take the plunge into homeownership, but there are multiple decisions you need to make before you can really even begin your home search.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a new home or you’re on the verge of listing your home for sale, finding a good realtor, one that you can relate to and feel at ease with, should be the first thing on your list of things to do. A good realtor will help pave the way to an easier, and hopefully quicker, closing.
You have found your dream home and you are now speaking with you lender about all of the additional requirements and expenses that you are responsible for. Along with inspections and permits, you find out that you need to pay for title insurance. Many people then start to question if it is actually necessary or is it just an additional fee tucked into your piles of paperwork.