Posts Tagged ‘buying a home’

What You Should Know About Owning a Beach Property

93794_428201142255PM97166Owning a coastal, beachfront property is very exciting. For most, it’s their second home, and for some, it could be their first. Either way, a beachfront property has a lot of perks, but there are many things you should know about living in a beach property. Beach houses are typically in locations that offer recreation and close proximity to the town, two advantages to a beachfront property. Whether you’re in the market for a short-term beach property or looking to purchase your own, here’s what you should know about owning a beach property: Continue reading “What You Should Know About Owning a Beach Property” »

Does a Landlord Need a Property Management Company?

To answer that question, yes. At least, a landlord should consider hiring a property management company. Now the question is why? What is the importance of property management and having a company do it for you? Property management companies are great for your business, especially if you have more to take on than you can handle by yourself. Some landlords will choose to maintain a property on their own, and that’s fine, but others might find it necessary to hire a property management company to help take on some of the work load. Continue reading “Does a Landlord Need a Property Management Company?” »

Why You Need Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowner’s insurnace is the thing that you hope to never use, however if you ever have to use it, it’s probably to cover something unexpected. Unlike owning a vehicle, you are not required to have insurance if you own a home, however, it is often highly suggested or in some cases depending on the lender, you might be required to have homeowner’s insurance. Here’s why it’s a good idea to make sure your house is covered: Continue reading “Why You Need Homeowner’s Insurance” »

What to Look For in a New Home

Shaking-Hands-Over-Sold-SignIt’s all about the details and checklists when it comes to finding that perfect dream home. When you’re searching for a new place to call yours, there are several factors weighing in on the decision, and even some that should definitely not be ignored. Often times, house hunters remember the main concepts of buying a new home–location, neighborhood, curb appeal–but they forget about some of the more important components when searching for a new property. Here are a few things to consider while looking to buy a new home. Continue reading “What to Look For in a New Home” »

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