June 2018

Found 4 blog entries for June 2018.

Hidden Costs and Risks of FSBOsWhen sellers think about the sales commission a real estate agent usually gets through the transaction, they might think that they could more easily sell it themselves. However, selling a home is actually quite complicated, and there are many steps in the process that self-represented home sellers may not be aware of. With this guide, sellers will be able to identify common disadvantages for those who take the for sale by owner (FSBO) route.

Not Knowing What Buyers Expect

As home buyers start to look at properties, they generally have a very specific idea of a good home in mind. Every buyer is going to have unique preferences in the size of the home and its amenities. However, sellers have to gain a general understanding of the kinds of

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How to Handle Your First Siding ReplacementSiding not only keeps people safe, but it can also be a major contributor to the eventual resale value of the home. In fact, a home siding replacement returns an average of 89% to the homeowner, making it one of the more win-win projects a homeowner can take on. Before researching the brick siding you've always dreamed of though, it helps to have a better idea of what it really means to upgrade the siding.

Do the Math First

Siding costs can vary wildly from material to material, so homeowners should calculate how much they can afford to spend on replacing their siding before deciding what material to go for. High-end materials such as fiber cement, brick or stucco can cost tens of thousands of dollars, more than some homeowners have immediate

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Home Insulation Guide: Types and CostWhen it comes to energy efficiency in a home, many consider insulation improvements to be the best way to cut down on heating and cooling costs. Whether it's because you want to save money or make money, there may be many reasons to look into improving the insulation in a home. In addition to improved energy efficiency, such an upgrade may yield a significant ROI. Homeowners who are looking to save money on energy bills without sacrificing comfort are often interested in home insulation.

There are a few different types of insulation and some important factors to keep in mind. Understand more about home insulation before adding insulation to a home today.

The Importance of Home Insulation

Many homeowners and buyers are looking to make their

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Home Security System InformationEveryone needs to feel safe, so many homeowners will at one time or another seek protection from a home security system. Different kinds of home security systems provide different levels of security, so once a homeowner has made the decision to get a home security system, then they must decide what kind of system is right for them.

How Do Professional Home Security Systems Work?

Professional home security systems work by deterring vandals, burglars and intruders. They also provide security by providing smoke detection and carbon monoxide detection services. Professional home security systems are usually connected via a network to a company that monitors activity in the home, and alerts the homeowner when something is amiss.

Homeowners pay

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