Where is Your Property Losing the Most Value?

With reduced stamp duty rates and low-interest mortgages, the housing market is booming. So, how easily can you increase the value of your property or a prospective purchase? Here are some key points that your readers may find of interest: Re-turfing your garden and adding a shed can see a massive increase in house price […]

Making Home Repairs is Easier Than You Think

Whether you’re getting ready to sell your house or just need to do normal repairs and maintenance, you can save a lot of money making repairs yourself. But there are times you need an experienced repairperson. Not having the right tools and not having the right experience are the two biggest reasons people don’t make […]

How Much Does a P.O. Box Cost

What to Know About P.O. Boxes Are you considering getting a P.O. box? Do you know what a P.O. box costs? There are many reasons why you might need a P.O. box. Maybe you want to keep your home address separate from a business address, or you want to make sure you don’t lose mail […]

Existing home sales explode, up 27% from last year

Existing home sales have risen for the fifth consecutive month as the housing industry continues to show its resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Association of Realtors reported Thursday that homes sales are up an astonishing 27% from the same time one year ago. In addition, it was reported this week […]

Gen Z heads back to the rental market

Rental concessions, such as a free month’s rent, appear to be luring Gen Z out of their parents’ basements and back into the rental market, even as the coronavirus pandemic rumbles on. New Zillow research published this week has found that more Gen Z adults, ages 18 to 25, who had been living with family […]

Foreclosure filings rise despite moratoriums in place

The number of foreclosure filings in the U.S. rose almost 20% compared to the previous month during October. ATTOM Data Solutions, which reported the finding, said foreclosure filings include default notices, bank repossessions and scheduled auctions, and said the COVID-19 pandemic is the most likely factor behind the increase. “It’s a little surprising to see […]

3 Signs of a Bad Home Security Company

Protecting your family and your house is important. Your home is supposed to be a safe place for you and your loved ones. That’s why you’re now interested in investing in an alarm system. It’s one way to make your sanctuary safer. But there are so many companies that offer all sorts of home security […]

Pandemic creates strong demand for multigenerational homes

With the pandemic showing no signs of abating, home buyers are increasingly searching for properties that can accommodate their older family members. Buyers say they want to keep their aging family members out of senior living facilities, as these are at increased risk of COVID-19 due to the group setting nature of their services and […]

6 Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home

Congratulations on deciding to sell your home! Whether you’re upgrading, moving to a new area, or simply finding a place that better suits your needs, moving can be a welcome change and an exciting time. A word of caution, though — selling your home isn’t as simple as accepting an offer and pocketing the cash. […]

Land Surveys: What to Know About a Property Survey

A Land Survey Explained Are you considering paying for a survey of a piece of property? When you purchase land, it’s not a bad idea to know exactly what you are paying for. Land surveys give you more information about the property you want to buy and can help reveal its true value. Let’s review […]