Real Estate

All you need to know about buying and selling a house can be found in our real estate section. We cover all aspects of locating, buying or selling a new or existing home.

Bidding Wars – How to Win the House or When to Walk Away

Just when you thought it was over: Deciding on an agent, Learning areas and neighborhoods, Learning new terminology like functional obsolescence, The unexpected revisit of your five-year plan, Hugs and hate with your mate, Unfolding and folding maps, Burning untold gas and rubber, Walking around strange homes...

Being a Good Renter – What to Think About

What does it mean to be a good renter? Whether you are taking a vacation to a pristine Florida Beach and staying in someone’s home, looking for an apartment to rent for a college student – or trying to find the perfect home to suit your family, renting is big...

Should I Renovate before Selling my House?

Considering selling? Planning to sell a house you own? If so it will probably have occurred to you – or even have hit you squarely in the gut with some urgency – that you should do whatever possible to maximize not only the profit from the sale, but whatever...

When is the Best Time to Buy a House?

Sometimes we don’t have a choice as to when we buy a house. Factors such as changes in employment or family circumstances can dictate our need to buy a home at any time of the year, regardless of what the market is doing. Of course there are always the...