December 2017

Found 4 blog entries for December 2017.

How to Buy a Home in a Seller’s MarketPurchasing a new home is one of the biggest investments a person will make in their lifetime, and this is the sort of decision that should be made slowly and deliberately. However, in a seller’s market where there are more buyers than homes for sale, buyers are forced to work quickly or risk losing the home of their dreams. Here are 5 tips buyers can use to help rise above the competition and purchase a new home.

1. Work With an Experienced Agent

When buying or selling a home, working with a real estate agent is essential, and in a buyer’s market, it’s even more necessary. A real estate agent will be able to communicate with the seller or their agent and negotiate the best terms for their client. Agents are knowledgeable about the market and

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Why Your Home Should Have Solar PanelsThere’s a wide variety of helpful gadgets homeowners can invest in to help their homes become more environmentally friendly. From smart thermostats to dual paned windows, there’s something for everyone to help their home use less energy. But what about creating energy? Solar panels have been around for years now, and they’re becoming more and more popular for private homes. Here is what all homeowners should know about solar panels for their homes.

The Cost of Purchasing or Leasing Solar Panels

One thing that keeps homeowners from purchasing solar panels for their homes is the cost. Solar panels are a large investment at about $2.87-3.85 per watt, or $10,045-13,475 to cover a roof in 5 kW panels. From there, the cost goes up for panels with

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How to Choose Between Popular Home Flooring OptionsIf you are considering changing up the flooring in your home, it is a good idea to explore all of your options before you decide on one. There are a lot of different options available on the market and some are definitely more popular than others. If you are looking for flooring options that you can stick with for many years to come, these these are the best options available today.

Hardwoods

Hardwoods are a very popular type of flooring for home because of their durability and how long they last. However, hardwood floors come with a lot of work, so if you are going to choose hardwood floors for your home, you need to make sure that you are willing to maintain them. Common maintenance efforts include quickly wiping up spills to keep moisture

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How to Buy a New Construction HomeA newly constructed house is a dream come true for so many buyers because it symbolizes a fresh start and a new life. In addition to a blank slate, many assume that a new house will be free of problems because it hasn't yet undergone the wear and tear of time yet. But it's these feelings that often get in the way of the reality of new construction home. From mismanaged timelines to shoddy workmanship, it's time to learn more about how to set the groundwork for a successful home purchase.

The Good

Unlike most homes on the market, no one has an emotional attachment to the property which a buyer can use to their advantage. The builder is looking to maximize their profits, and every day the house sits empty is a day they're losing money. Sellers

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