Getting Organized to Sell Your Home

Getting Organized to Sell Your Home

When you’ve lived in it for a long time, getting a home ready to sell can seem daunting. If you are considering selling your home this year, make it your New Year’s res....

Does Size Really Matter?

Does Size Really Matter?

Now that you’re embarking on home ownership, you might wonder how large a space you actually need. After all, apartments tend to be a bit smaller than the average home and th....

Should You Remodel Your Home?

Should You Remodel Your Home?

Is your home no longer the home of your dreams? Do you look around your home with your partner and constantly see outdated rooms and projects that you would love to see completed? ....

Real Estate Terminology: Ratios, the Third in a Series

Real Estate Terminology: Ratios, the Third in a Series

In the vocabulary of real estate, various ratios help buyers and mortgage services determine the viability of a purchase. A ratio is a way of expressing the relationship between tw....

Avoid Budget and Time-Busting Scope Creep

Avoid Budget and Time-Busting Scope Creep

Whether you’re remodeling to sell or renovating to make your place your dream home, there are two faces to the enemy of your plans: time scope creep and budget scope creep. E....

Should I Buy or Sell on Contingency?

Should I Buy or Sell on Contingency?

While your home is on the market, and you find your dream home (or at least the perfect “next” home), it is tempting to place an offer on the new place to hold it until....