7 Things to Do Before Moving into Your New Home
The keys are yours, now what?
Congratulations! You’re a new homeowner. While you may not be able to wait to move in, there are a few things you should consider tackling before hanging those family photos on the walls.
1. Change the locks – For peace of mind, it’s a good idea to change out the locks on your exterior doors to ensure that anyone the previous owners may have given a key to can no longer access the prop... read more
Weighing the Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes
Trying to decide on purchasing a new construction or older home? Read about the Pros and Cons of both and decide which option is best for you.
Whether you are buying a new or old home, there are plenty of things to think about.
Pros and Cons of New Construction Homes and Older Homes
When searching for your home, keep in mind that you are in control of the transaction. You choose your real estate agent, home inspector, mo... read more
What Are Closing Costs?
What Are Closing Costs?
Closing costs are fees paid in connection with the refinance or transfer of ownership in real property. They are paid by either the buyer or the seller on the settlement date.
These fees will always vary. What you pay for one refinance or property transfer will not be the same as another. This is due to the different parties involved, different types and locations of property, the financial capacity of a buyer and many more factors.
The law requires le... read more
7 Under-The-Radar Features You’ll Want in Your First Home Together
Add these to your wish list before starting the hunt for your newlywed nest.
by Kate Traverson
Ready to buy your first home as a couple? No doubt, you’ve both been keeping wish lists for your humble abode. Some dream features may fall in the “nice to have” category—separate bathrooms, walk-in closets and a swimming pool, anyone? But others—like extra storage sp... read more
How to Secure Your Home From the Road & Car From the Couch
Efficient ways you can use your smart devices to safeguard your biggest investments.
With today’s internet of things (IoT), you can sync up pretty much every smart device you own so you can manage and control your personal life and belongings from anywhere in the world you have internet access.
From apps that help ensure your home is protected, to being able to check up on your car when you’re miles ... read more