Importance of Property Surveys For New Construction

If you’re buying a new construction home, you may not have considered whether the builder had a survey done and is building within the lot’s legal boundaries. But if the builder encroaches on neighboring property, you could end up in an expensive legal mess down the...

Should You Buy a Home Sight Unseen?

Online real estate marketplaces are amazing tools for sellers and buyers alike. But if you’re a buyer, should you make a purchase decision solely based on website photos? Here’s why using old-fashioned shoe leather is still vital to your home search. The advantages of...

Use an Experienced Agent When Buying Land

If you’re shopping for a little slice of country life, you may think that buying land that’s undeveloped will be much simpler than buying a typical house in the city. But it’s likely you’ve got surprises in store. Here’s why it’s crucial to use a real estate agent who...

How to Update an Old Brick Fireplace

Modern design has made fireplaces a focal point with tile and minimalist surrounds growing in popularity. So what’s a homeowner to do with an old-fashioned brick fireplace. Here are several ideas, including the budget-friendly option of painting. Painting a brick...

Selling Your Home in Winter? Let it Show!

Conventional wisdom says that the best time to sell a home is in spring. But selling your home in winter doesn’t mean you’ll be left out in the cold. Read on to learn the advantages of listing in winter as well as ways to showcase your home in the coolest months. A...