What Is the Multiple Listing Service

What Is the Multiple Listing Service?

Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, if you’re currently involved in the real estate market, you’re probably going to encounter the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). At its core, the MLS is an enormous database of different home listings — but there’s much more to it than just that. In fact, it isn’t even a…

Questions to Ask Home Inspectors

Questions to Ask Home Inspectors

When you bring a home inspector to a property, it’s in your best interest to ask them questions. You should be asking questions before, during, and after the inspection. Early on, asking about the inspector’s limits, what they charge, and what kind of experience they have can help you choose the right professional for the…

Inflation and Its Impact on Home Prices

Inflation and Its Impact on Home Prices

It’s no secret that inflation has a powerful impact on the housing market. When inflation occurs, however, what exactly happens to housing prices? Inflation is notorious for worsening the demand-supply imbalance in the housing industry, leading to even higher prices. Homebuyers will attempt to hedge against inflation by purchasing a long-lived asset like a home.…

Popular Trends for Your Home Office

Popular Trends for Your Home Office

Home offices have become more common than ever. With this rise in popularity comes a surge of different home office trends worth checking out. One possibility is bringing hybrid furniture into the space. This is especially useful if you’re unable to create a dedicated space for your office. For example, you might have a coffee…

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…

Common Home Repairs During the Winter Months

Common Home Repairs During the Winter Months

During certain times of the year, your home is going to be prone to different types of damage. When you remain aware of the risks you’re facing, it’s easier to prevent them and save money on expensive repairs. There are numerous repairs and other home improvement projects that become more prevalent during the winter months.…

Planning for Retirement as a Realtor

Planning for Retirement as a Realtor

Planning for retirement is important for someone in any profession. Many real estate agents are self-employed, however, and this can have an impact on the retirement planning process. There are three primary kinds of retirement that a self-employed realtor can choose from. One possibility is known as a Roth IRA, and it’s funded by your…

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…