About Regina Gables

Regina Gables is a Realty Biz News Contributor and a freelance writer. With a background in Journalism, she enjoys writing on real estate topics such as home buying, real estate technology and opinionated editorials.

8 Features to Look For When Buying an Eco-Friendly Home



These days, many home buyers are looking for eco-friendly features. Fortunately, greener options are being incorporated into more and more home designs, making it easier for homebuyers to find the house that’s right for them. The National Association of Realtors reports that in 2018, about 5.34 million existing homes were sold. Although building a new […]

Tracking Your Spending and Avoiding Foreclosure



There is no question that owning a house is a huge responsibility, from paying the mortgage to knowing how much the property is worth, all the way to routine repair/maintenance and keeping track of the housing market. First-time homeowners, often Millennials (born 1982-1995), are urged to review all the basics of homeownership and the housing […]

3 Things You Need To Do Before Putting Your Home On The Market



It’s all too easy to get ahead of yourself when you want to sell your house. Chances are you’ve already started shopping around for real estate agents and scanning the online market place. While it’s true 78% of recent homebuyers say their real estate agent was a very useful source for information, it’s important to […]

From Trash To Treasure: Homes From Recycled Parts



In recent years, more and more homebuyers have become incredibly eco-conscious as they search for a home with an ever-shrinking carbon footprint. While many homeowners are perfectly content to settle for a home with new energy-efficient appliances, some take it several steps further. These innovative young buyers are creating homes from recycled components, and not […]

Say Yes To The House: 3 First-Time Home Buying Tips For Newlyweds



It’s no secret that one of the many dreams of a newly married couple is to buy a house together. In fact, many couples have actually been putting off their wedding day in an effort to save for a down payment on a house. A house is one of the most expensive purchases you’ll ever […]

The Must Haves For Accessible Housing



Many people are now growing accustomed to seeing accessibility adaptations out in public, such as accessible parking spaces, ramps into buildings, and more. However, not everyone knows how to make their own homes accessible for the people in their life that may need it. Disability is more common than most realize – there are two […]

How Much Is Your Inherited Home Worth?



It doesn’t happen especially often, but every now and then, someone will find themselves the new owner of a home through inheritance. The top three reasons that people engage in estate planning are to avoid probate, minimize discord among beneficiaries, and protect children from mismanaging their inheritances. During the estate planning process, someone may leave […]

Behind The Houses: A Closer Look At Living Tiny



From HGTV to reality, tiny homes are popping up in communities and cities around the nation. These unique forms of housing push minimalism to the max, with entire families living in spaces sometimes as small as 500 square feet. But what about tiny homes has appealed to so many, and what continues to make them […]

How To Make An Old Home Feel New Again



Plenty of would-be home buyers love the idea of moving into a newly constructed home that’s designed to modern perfection. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 612,000 newly constructed homes were sold in 2017. However, not every couple looking to buy their first home can afford these often expensive constructions. Instead, they’re forced to settle […]

Millennials Are Risking Their Retirement To Buy Homes



According to a recent survey, owning a home makes you happy. In fact, nine out of 10 homeowners reported that owning a home made them happier than renting. It’s no surprise, then, that national homeownership rates reached 64.2% at the end of 2017. But that doesn’t mean that everyone can afford to buy their own […]