When Hiring a Contractor

Do you need something repaired or done around your home? Rather than hiring just anyone, do your research to help avoid problems! Here’s some tips to get the best work done! Shop around — getting multiple bids from contractors and handymen is the best way to get a fair price Depending on the job, hire …

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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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Homeownership affects your children

Not sure whether to buy or continue renting? Perhaps this infographic from the California Association of Realtors at CAR.org will influence your decision; according to them, owing a home benefits your family–in particular your children–in the following ways: Higher reading scores Higher math scores Higher rate of high school graduates Higher rate of college graduates

7 Questions for Aspiring Homeowners

Are you ready to buy your home? Homeownership is an exciting step in the lives of many Americans–but are you ready to make the decision now? Consider the questions below to figure out if you should buy or continue renting! Are you ready to become a homeowner? This infographic is from Market Leader