The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law last December, carrying with it numerous changes to the tax law. The new law will affect individuals differently, depending on their property holdings and their locations. The three main changes to consider in evaluating the new law’s effect on the housing market are: • The [...]
When buying a home there is a lot to take into consideration. Often, buyers have to compromise and generally do not get everything on their wish list. Here are three items that Realtors recommend buyers not compromise on.
Here are the top five most-common exterior renovation projects and how appealing they are to homebuyers at resale.
When listing a home, personal taste is best minimized, especially in bedrooms. Real estate and design experts offer these tips in design trends to avoid in bedroom decor.
You’re contemplating listing your home on the market, but you’re not sure how much its worth. You have a vague idea about a general price range, but you want a more accurate understanding. Don’t worry – you’re not going to need to determine the price of the home yourself. Your real estate agent is a [...]
When you make the decision to sell your home, it can be tricky to know which changes would make your home sell more quickly or boost the sale price — and which would just be a waste of your time and resources. Each home (and each homeowner) is different; that’s why we’ve come up with [...]
While spring is traditionally thought to be the prime season for home buying, people buy and sell homes throughout the year. The need to relocate for a new career, health reasons or the urge for new life experiences can happen at any time. Selling a home can be stressful. Add in harsh weather conditions and [...]
If you're considering selling your home, now is the time to get ready. Not next month, not next week, not tomorrow. Right now. Why? Because buyers are already on the hunt. The Internet is the new curb appeal Last month will likely be remembered for polar vortexes, widespread snow, and historic traffic jams. Lost in [...]
Many homeowners choose to get their properties appraised before selling a home. Having an appraisal can help sellers determine how to price their homes to avoid asking for too much or too little. Appraisers examine a variety of factors when valuing a home, including market conditions, the surrounding neighborhood and the home itself. So when [...]
Given all the tools the Internet and modern innovation make available to consumers in general, some may wonder whether they truly need an agent to help sell their home. If having doubts, homeowners looking to sell should consider what a professional brings to the table. For starters, MSN Real Estate notes real estate agents are familiar with all [...]