Buying a Vacation Home in Seaside, Oregon

Whether you are looking for a second home to spend holidays and time away, or simply looking to diversify your investments, purchasing a vacation home can provide considerable benefits. Seaside has a rich history of being a northwest destination for travelers wanting to take in the scenic beauty of the Oregon coast. With multiple local amenities and a stable housing market, there has never been a better time to invest in a Seaside vacation home. Rogers Inn Vacation Rentals offers vacation homes right on the beach in Seaside. Just a 79-mile drive from Portland, Seaside’s location established it as a resort town early on in its history. Located on the rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean, Seaside and its surrounding areas offer 11 miles of sandy shores. Mild temperatures make Seaside’s climate ideal for many.
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How to Get Your House Ready to Sell in the Spring

Spring is one of the best times of year to sell your home. Buyers want to get an offer in before interest rates and prices rise. The Spring weather allows you to show the best features of your home and the surrounding area. The amount of houses for sale rises in the Spring. Be prepared to show off what makes your house the best to make that sale. Here are some tips for getting your house ready to sell this Spring.

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2017 Home Decor Trends

2017 may be your year to re-decorate your house or even just one room. With the internet and websites like Pinterest, you get to see what the latest trends in home decor are right away. Be prepared to splurge at your local home decor store after you read this.

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Tips for Selling a Home in Florida

Even though Florida’s housing market has slowed in recent years, there are always sun-seekers looking to move down to Florida. Whether you are looking to move to a different state or upgrade your home, you should know the tricks of the Florida housing market trade. It’s time to clean up the clutter and get around to those renovations you’ve always dreamed of; it’s time to sell your Florida home.

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Home Remodeling Do’s and Don’ts for Home Appraisals

real_estate_appraiser-1Selling your home is no walk in the park. You try to do everything possible to fix it up and add value, but this can be hard because you feel the money you put into the house just doesn’t equal the value of your home. It can seem like you are running in circles. Well, you’re not alone, because many people feel this way when making renovations to increase the value of their home. The most important thing to remember is to make sure that what you are remodeling isn’t actually decreasing the value of the house. Here is a list of home remodeling do’s and don’ts so you can be sure to not waste your time and money. Continue reading “Home Remodeling Do’s and Don’ts for Home Appraisals” »

Saving Money on Building Your Dream Home

find-your-dream-homeEveryone has dug through magazine after magazine imagining their dream home. You pull out clippings and ideas and you paste together a list of things that you would love to have. Unfortunately, not everyone can have this dream. Many people will eventually settle for buying a home that has most of, or at least a decent amount of, the things on their list. However, there are the lucky ones who have the time to build their actual dream home. If you fall into that category, this article is for you. Here are some of the ways you can save money while building your dream home.

 

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Things to Consider When Redesigning Your Office Space

3043545-slide-s-4-the-open-office-designed-with-purposeThe design for your office space is important. The colors and patterns that surround your workspace can actually affect your productivity. The chairs you use can either support you properly or not at all. There are many things to think about when redesigning your office. You don’t want to cut any corners and end up with an unproductive workspace. Here are just a few of the top things to consider when redesigning your office.

 

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Is Home Remodeling Tax Deductible?

6355404323_ac5691e105_oWe are always looking for new ways to save money. Tax deductions are a great way to do that. There are different activities in your day-to-day life that create expenses, this we all know. Tax deductions are a way to get some of that money back. So what about home remodeling and additions. We all know that is no small expense, so is there a way to get a tax deduction on that money? Continue reading “Is Home Remodeling Tax Deductible?” »

Furnace Repair and Maintenance Tips

furnace-repairThere are many household maintenance jobs that most homeowners don’t normally think about until the time comes when it actually doesn’t work – specifically heating and cooling systems. Colder weather comes quick in the Northern United States and the day will soon be here when you have to turn on your furnace to stay warm. But wouldn’t it be terrible if it didn’t work and now you are stuck in the cold? Although you can quickly call a furnace repair specialist near you to fix any problem you are having, wouldn’t it be easier to just take a few simple steps to keep your system working with just a little maintenance? Here are 5 easy furnace repair and maintenance tips to keep your system running smoothly all year long. Continue reading “Furnace Repair and Maintenance Tips” »

When is the Right Time to Invest in a Vacation Home?

vacation_home_tamarindo_costa_ricaVacation homes can be great investments, but only if they are approached from a strategic point of view. The right time to purchase a second home will depend on certain considerations related to fundamentals, personal finances and the housing market.

Timing the market is not the right way to approach a second home; it is more important to determine whether a vacation home is a good investment at the time the buyer can afford them. With this in mind, there is an undeniable cyclical and seasonal aspect that influences the vacation housing market. Continue reading “When is the Right Time to Invest in a Vacation Home?” »

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