Seller To Buyer Counter-Offers: How To Deal

21 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

You've found the right home and you've made an offer. What's next? In most cases, the seller will "come back" with a counter-offer. This is known as a seller to buyer counter-offer. To find out what happens next, take a look at some common scenarios and how to deal with each of them. The Components of an Offer When a buyer makes an offer, it's not just about the sales price although that is undoubtedly the most important component of it. Read More 

Is A Co-Op Home The Same As A Condo?

21 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

There are a variety of different types of homes you can purchase, and one that is probably the least common is called a cooperative (co-op) home. A co-op home is not a specific type of housing structure, but instead, it offers a different type of homeownership. If you are currently in the market for a condo, you should know that a co-op home is not the same thing. In fact, there are some really big differences in these types of homes, and here are some of them. Read More 

Tips For Buying A Vacation Home To Use As A Short-Term Vacation Rental

13 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Many people want to own a vacation home, but they do not want to financially shoulder all of the expenses that come with a second home. One way that people are able to invest in a vacation home and also offset the cost is by offering it as a vacation rental when the owners are not using it. A successful vacation rental that is regularly booked by renters throughout the year can generate enough income to help cover the cost of the mortgage, utilities, and maintenance. Read More 

3 Reasons To Work With A Real Estate Agent When Buying A New Home

4 October 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

One of the most exciting times in your life may be when you put in an offer on a new home. This will allow you to have a place to live and love for many years to come. However, you'll want to make the right choice because the last thing you'll want to have is regrets. It's in your best interest to work with a real estate agent to assist you in making this purchase for many reasons. Read More 

Tenant Screening: 3 Potential Red Flags

12 September 2019
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

As a property manager, you want to ensure the rental property you are responsible for is clean and well kept. The best way to protect the property is to find responsible tenants. Screening tenants is a tried and true method. However, if you don't know what to watch for, a bad tenant might slip through. Here are a few potential tenant red flags to watch for during the screening process. Poor or Missing Rental References Read More