Advanced and Early Autumn Maintenance for Older Homes

Many people will soon welcome relief from the hottest days of summer and are starting to look forward to the change in season. However, fall and spring are the seasons that require the most home maintenance because these are the most dramatic changes in weather. Procrastinators will wait until the rains are falling and the […]

Pending home sales fall again as NAR says we may be at rock bottom

Pending home sales, which is a gauge of signed contracts to buy existing homes, dropped by 1% from June to July, according to the National Association of Realtors. As a result, pending home sales are now down 19.9% from a year ago. It means that pending home sales have fallen for eight of the last […]

A How-to Guide for Moving to a New Home with Pets

Moving to a New Home with Pets When moving day arrives, no one wants to leave behind their favorite family member, right? But, if your pet has become clingy, standoffish, or maybe excited at the sight of the suitcase, then you know how sensitive they can be to the change of scenery. Therefore, you can […]

How Can Real Estate Agents Save Your Money?

Real estate agents, like lawyers, get a lot of bad press. We assume that they are there to siphon off money from us. But it is not correct. If anything, it is a terrible example of stereotyping. If you look at it, an estate agent representing a property management firm can help you a lot […]

8 Home Improvement Projects That Add Instant Value To Your Home

Nowadays, it seems like everybody is looking for ways to make their homes more unique and beautiful. But sometimes, it’s tough to find the motivation to make big improvements. This is where small, simple, and inexpensive home improvement projects come in handy. If you’re looking to add some instant value to your home and don’t […]

Top 10 Things To Do After Buying a Home

Maybe you’ve just left the closing on your first home with the key in your hand and are rewarded by walking through an empty house where you will build your future from a clean slate. Congratulations! But before you pound in a nail to hang your first picture there are some things that you want […]

How Landlords Raise the Rent Without Complaints

As a landlord, before you do notify a tenant of a rent increase, be sure you know when you can increase the rent and when the increase can become effective. Except in places with rent control, your legal right to increase the rent is primarily controlled by whether there is a lease in place or […]

Zillow finalizes ShowingTime acquisition despite opposition to the deal

Zillow has closed on its $500 million acquisition of the home viewing scheduling platform ShowingTime, despite the deal facing opposition and intense regulatory review. Zillow first announced its plans to buy ShowingTIme in April, however the deal was held up when the Federal Trad Commission announced it was carrying out a review to ensure the […]

California town buys at-risk homes to create a barrier against wildfires

Officials in the town Paradise, California, are hoping to eliminate the threat of deadly wildfires by buying up what they consider to be the most at-risk homes and transforming them into fire-resistant green spaces. NPR reported that Paradise suffered widespread destruction during the 2018 Camp Fire. Some 85 people were killed and more than 14,000 […]

Millennials say they’d definitely consider living in a 3D printed home

Consumers are warming up to the idea of 3D-printed homes, with more than two-thirds of respondents in a recent survey saying they’d definitely consider living in such a structure. The realtor.com survey found that the concept is even more appealing to younger generations, with 75% of all millennials saying they would consider living in a […]

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