Buying a house is probably the single largest investment you’ll ever make, and you want to ensure you get the best value for your hard-earned dollar. That’s why more and more home buyers today are turning to professional Home Inspection experts. A professional Home Inspector takes a close look beneath a house’s surface, and then prepares a detailed written report for the prospective buyer on such things as the condition of the foundation, electrical service, roof, insul... read more
What to Consider Before Buying Waterfront Property
Danny Hertzberg of The Jills with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Miami, FL explains what to consider before buying a home on the water.
For many, a home on the water is the real estate ideal. Whether it’s an oceanfront estate, a lakeside retreat or a riverfront abode, nothing beats a view of the water.
But, there’s a lot you need to think about before buying waterfront property. From weather to wear and tear, tides an... read more
Military Moves in a Seller’s Market
If you’re an active duty service member, you’re more exposed than others to the cyclical swings of the real estate market, since you have little control over when your moves happen.
About USAA Real Estate Rewards Network: For over 25 years, the USAA Real Estate Rewards Network offers support in helping USAA Members buy and/or sell a home — and Members can earn cash reward in the process.
It’s often said ... read more
What Are the Benefits of Buying or Selling a Home for Cash?
But if you can buy a house with cash, should you do it?
Most people try to avoid getting into debt; it’s a much wiser financial decision. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible. On big-ticket items such as higher education, purchasing a car, and buying a house, loans are a common occurrence. But if you can buy a house with cash, should you do it? What are the benefits of making a cash offer on a home or accepting a ca... read more
Moving Day Count Down: A Weekly Checklist
Moving? Use this expert two-month moving calendar to keep you organized.
Guest post by Laura McHolm
Did you know May is National Moving Month? May is the kick-off to the busiest moving season. In fact, nearly 40 million of us move in the summer and begin to plan in May. If you are one of those on the move this season, we want to help you plan. Unlike the popular perception, moving doesn’t need to be a stressful and overwhelming process! The key is ... read more