Should Realtors Attend Conferences

Should Realtors Attend Conferences?

No matter your field, conferences can be extremely beneficial for professional development. This is certainly true for those in the real estate profession. So, why should you actually attend a real estate conference, and what can you expect to gain from one of these events? In fact, one of the biggest perks is networking. Conferences…

It’s Easy to Take Better Listing Photos

It’s Easy to Take Better Listing Photos

Before a potential buyer stops by to view your property in person, they’ll likely consult your listing photos. Unfortunately, this means that if the photos are subpar, the buyer could be dissuaded from considering your property any further, even if it meets all their specifications. Fortunately, you don’t need to be a professional photographer to…

How to Upgrade a Dated Home Without Blowing Your Budget

How to Upgrade a Dated Home Without Blowing Your Budget

Upgrading an older or dated home can be a daunting process, especially if you’re working with a limited budget. Fortunately, you can make a large impact with small changes. Remove the knobs or pulls on your bathroom or kitchen cabinets and replace them with new ones. Similarly, upgrade lighting features to reflect the same metal…

What to Consider Before Buying a Plot of Land

What to Consider Before Buying a Plot of Land 

Rather than buying a home that’s already been built, maybe you’re considering building a house of your own. To begin construction, you’ll first need to purchase a plot of land to build on. Make sure you’re not buying the first plot that catches your eye, however — there are several factors you’ll need to consider.…

Building a House: How Long Does It Actually Take

Building a House: How Long Does It Actually Take?

If you’ve never been involved in the house building process, then you might not know how long it can actually take, on average. But if you’re interested in buying a plot of land and building a home, this is important information to become aware of. When labor conditions are good and there are no supply…

What Do Condo Fees Actually Cover

What Do Condo Fees Actually Cover? 

Short for “condominium,” a condo is located within a larger building. Still, the condo is considered to be a private residence. When you reside in a condo, however, you’ll typically be required to pay certain fees. These fees typically range from around $100 to $700 a month. If the complex offers extensive amenities, these fees…

Home Improvement Resolutions for the New Year

Home Improvement Resolutions for the New Year

With a new year comes a new batch of resolutions. In 2022, why not focus on bettering your home? There are plenty of home improvement resolutions to consider. To begin, you can resolve to change your HVAC filter every one to three months, if you aren’t already staying on top of this maintenance. You can…

How to Start Raking Your Yard Better

How to Start Raking Your Yard Better

Have you recently raked the leaves in your yard? Even if you have, there’s still a chance you’ve been making some common mistakes. For instance, make sure you’re using the right type of rake to get the job done. When you opt for a narrow metal rake, it will be more difficult to gather large…

What Does the 2022 Housing Market Forecast Look Like

What Does the 2022 Housing Market Forecast Look Like?

The housing market has gone through some memorable changes throughout 2020 and 2021. Most notably, housing prices have reached record highs. This was due, in part, to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mortgage rates have also been at a record low and fewer homes have been available. However, as we enter 2022, what changes…