“Welcome to my basement, the wallpaper is outta this world”. I left the banister in the frame for size reference because wow that’s big, this was on the stairs leading to the basement.
We wish! Closing costs can add up and be quite a stumbling point if you don’t plan accordingly when making the decision to buy real estate. Buyers are typically responsible for paying their own closing costs (unless negotiated otherwise) which can be anywhere from 2.5-3% of the purchase price. Here’s a quick overview of what… Read More The Only Up Front Cost is a Down Payment
This house was actually REALLY cool – I’m just putting that out there before we discuss the room desperately needing a makeover. The grandest entrance to the ugliest master bath – archway entry to the bedroom (sans door), so many pale pink tiles, wall of mirrors surrounding a window and two completely different sinks…wowza!
Fair Housing Laws prevent real estate agents from discriminating against a number of protected classes. This means agents are prohibited from disclosing information related to those classes that may sway their clients decision on where to buy. One of the most common requests clients ask of agents is to find a house in a “good… Read More Agents Should Tell You About Crime, Schools & Ethnic Make Up of Neighborhoods
Since we were on vacation last week, I thought today’s WTFWednesday should come from our trip to Greece last year…this was LEGIT our hotel room “oceanfront” view – someone’s highly secured balcony. At least, it was our room for less than 24 hours before we moved to our originally booked room. What are they trying… Read More Room with a View
As much as HGTV makes us think this is true, there’s no guarantee you’ll recuperate your money spent on renovations (depending on what they are). According to Remodeling magazine, the only renovation that is likely to net you as much as you spent is a new front door (say whaaaaaaat?!). Major kitchen/bathroom remodels will likely… Read More You’ll Earn Back What You Spend on Renovations