Home Value is Based on More Than Price and Location | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Survey

People now base home value on much more than just price and location. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices released “its first quarterly Homeowner Sentiment Survey showing that people’s perception of home value in the post-crash era runs much deeper than standard measures of price and location. Today’s property owners and prospective home buyers define value in broader …

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Buying? A few tips…

Real estate tips for the first-time homebuyer, buying their first home While an exciting experience, buying your first home can also be a scary and daunting event. Here’s just a few things to consider when house hunting: Your budget The home’s safety Will the home fit your family and their needs? The neighborhood’s security, parking …

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Examine Features Now To Sell for a Good Price Later

When you buy a home, chances are high that you will eventually sell as your life changes over time. In the United States, it’s estimated that homeowners change residences every five to seven years. So when you are house hunting, it’s important to keep resale value in mind. Some features you may find desirable may not …

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Should You Move or Remodel?

When your house no longer suits you, you can move or remodel. Find out which big change is the right investment of your housing dollars. Just about everything else—remodeling costs, the hassle of living in a construction zone, or the ability to live happily without one more bathroom–is a personal preference. After all, your home …

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