For first time home buyers, getting your foot into the market is difficult. At its core, it comes down to how much you can save and how fast. Saving up for enormous purchases, like a home, can take many years and sometimes decades. If you’re living at your parent’s house, saving is obviously easier because you don’t have expenses. If you’re renting, it can be very difficult to save for a home when you have to contend with everyday living expenses. Additionally, it’s difficult gauging how much you need to save or rather, calculating how large a home you can afford based on what you’ve saved and how much money you have coming in. (more…)
Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds. (more…)
When you move into a new home, the last thing you have trouble with is filling up your storage space. Even if you’re a new homeowner or moving into a very large house, it’s just matter of time before all that storage space is used up. The problem is many people resign themselves to the perception that all their storage space is used up and there’s nothing they can do about it. The truth is there are many creative storage solutions that you can employ to maximize your storage space. The following ideas can help! (more…)
Greetings everyone and happy Thanksgiving! I am SO looking forward to a delicious holiday where we will be feasting on THANKFULNESS! I hope you have big plans with your loved ones, I would love to hear about some of the things you plan to do and food you will be cooking. (more…)
Minimalism, which has become a real estate agent’s favorite trend recently, is characterized by great simplicity and spareness. The idea is to make each room look more spacious and inviting by drawing attention to only a few detailed components.
Consider these four principles if you want to stage your next home in the minimalist style: (more…)