No Time Or Money To Make Repairs? 3 Ways To Sell Your As-Is Home

Putting a home on the market usually means spending weeks cleaning, painting, and repairing it before opening it up for viewing by prospective buyers. Occasionally, however, situations arise when time, financial issues, or other obstacles make it difficult or impossible for sellers to do some or all of the preparations needed to get the home into pristine, show-worthy condition. If you have a home that you really need to sell but lack the time or financial means to fully prepare it for the market, here are some options to help. Read More 

Want To Run An At-Home Dog Boarding Business? 3 Features To Look For In Real Estate

Dog ownership in the United States sits between 37-47% of all households. This percentage is enough on its own to see why dog boarding businesses are important to residents all around the country. Although some people will take their dog to a brick-and-mortar facility, there are plenty of at-home businesses. If you are interested in running this kind of business, but you are waiting until you own a home, you will want to put a great deal of thought into the process of purchasing a home to help you create long-term success. Read More 

Real-Estate Title Services in a Separate Office Versus Your Agent’s Office: Pros and Cons

When you finally buy a home and have your bid accepted by the seller, the next step is to transfer the title of the property. This is the exciting meeting during which the property and the attached debt officially becomes yours and your responsibility. To complete this new set of ownership documents, you need a real-estate title service. There may be a real-estate title service in your real-estate agent's office, or you may choose your own title service to act on your behalf. Read More 

Four Apartment Features And Amenities That Are Must-Haves For Cat Owners

Finding an apartment that allows cats is one thing. Finding one that is actually set up to make life easy and enjoyable for both you and your furry friend is quite another. Once you find a landlord that allows cats, your next step should be to analyze the apartment and make sure it has the amenities and features your kitty needs. Here are four big things to look for. Somewhere to hide the litter box. Read More 

4 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Homeowners Association

When you live in a homeowners association, you should definitely know what you can do to take advantage of it. When you take advantage of it, living in your neighborhood can feel much more rewarding. Here are four ways to get the most out of your homeowners association: Make Complaints When It's Necessary: The homeowners association you live in is going to have its own sets of rules that you have to follow to avoid being fined. Read More