July 2018

There are 6 blog entries for July 2018.

House hunting can be incredibly stressful but finding an ideal home is a major life decision you need to make. With so many factors to consider, it's easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for a new home. Here are five tried-and-true tips to help make the process go more smoothly.

Set Your Budget

Having a budget before searching for a house will ensure you don't stretch financially. It's a good idea to include a rough amount for your home, and a ceiling price in the event that you find a home that you love but it's priced a little higher than your budget. A budget will also come in handy when negotiating for an offer with the realtor.

The Location of the House

The location of your dream home should be at the forefront of your home-searching

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The Next Boomtowns

You may be living in the next boomtown.

REALTOR.com® put out a list of soon-to-be-hot metro areas—potentially tomorrow’s Seattles and Austins. 

Depending on your point of view, you may want to celebrate or brace yourself for an influx of new residents and escalating home prices. 

Among the things the cities have in common are millennial friendliness, job growth in the tech sector, a proximity to a bigger city and, affordability. At least for now. 

The top 10 small-to-medium cities expected to grow are: 

1.     Salisbury, Md.

2.     Lafayette, La.

3.     Myrtle Beach, S.C.

4.     Gulfport, Miss.

5.     Winston-Salem, N.C.

6.     Grand Rapids, Mich.

7.     Knoxville, Tenn.

8.     Daytona Beach,

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Buying a home is probably one of the most important purchases you will make in your life, so it is imperative that you get the facts straight. Get an idea of what you are getting yourself into before you actually begin this process so the end result is just how you want it to be.

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Despite your best intentions, you may encounter a few obstacles while attempting to sell your country home. In particular, determining the optimal buyer and how to gain additional foot traffic in a more remote, rural area are important considerations before putting your home on the market Link to full article: http://www.cortiersrealestate.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-selling-a-home-in-the-country.html

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