builder's warranty

The ABC of a Builder’s Warranty on New Construction

Buying a home involves a handsome amount of money. It is, in fact, the most expensive purchase that most people ever make. So, it’s no wonder that buyers often prefer to have warranties so that they get compensation when something goes wrong in their newly built home. Read More →


The Perks of Bitcoin in the Real Estate Market

The real estate market has finally given in to the soaring popularity of Bitcoin. Over the last several months, hundreds of listings across the United States, Canada, and Australia announced accepting the cryptocurrency. It has so far been out of the housing market because of its volatile nature. However, sellers and buyers are finding innovative ways to incorporate the currency in the deals. Despite the unpredictable value, homeowners can’t avoid the lure of making some flashy money. Read More →

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Ignore These Things When Home Shopping

You might have got advice to get your home in the best condition before listing it for selling. What about when you are a buyer? There are several things such as a dirty kitchen or shag carpet in the living room could be off-putting. But, are these problems serious enough to call off a deal? There are some minor things that you can ignore when shopping for a home. Instead of treating them as a deal-breaker, use them as bargain points to reduce the price of the house. Read More →


What is APR? The Definition and Explanations

When you take a mortgage to buy a home, along comes an interest rate that you have to keep up with. The APR or annual percentage rate refers to the total amount that you have to pay in interest and other fees on that mortgage. It’s different than the mortgage interest rate in the sense that it counts all the costs associated with the loan. Read More →

housing market trends 2018

The Trends to Rule the Housing Market in 2018

A month has already passed. How do you expect the real estate market to roll out this year? We hope that you have enjoyed our three-part series on the hot real estate markets in 2018. This week, we are going to focus on the trends that are likely to dominate the housing market this year. Read More →

house poor

5 Ways to Avoid Becoming House Poor

Last week, we shed light on the definition, reasons, and consequences of house poor. It is probably better to not being able to buy a home than messing up financially after making the purchase. What could be worse than buying your dream house and see it turning into a money pit? Well, don’t worry! There are several ways that can save you from becoming house poor. Read More →

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The Most Promising Real Estate Markets in 2018 – Part 3

Last week, we covered the second installment of the three-part series – the most promising real estate markets in 2018. In this final part, we will cover five more cities – all are surprisingly from Texas. Many people will move to the State of pine forests, desserts, and the Rio Grande because its boomtowns are going to be the big things in the housing market due to affordability, strong job growth, low rate of unemployment, and more. Read More →

house poor

Are You House Poor? The Reasons and Consequences

The State of the Nation’s Housing 2017 Report reveals that almost 40 million households in the United States are house poor. The number is shocking given that the economy is quite stable and the housing industry is not undergoing any crisis. Read More →

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The Most Promising Real Estate Markets in 2018 – Part 2

You might have already guessed the nature of the momentum that the housing market has got and the direction it is heading from our first segment of the most promising real estate markets in 2018. In this second part, we’ve covered some more cities that are enjoying their moment with a steady economic and job market growth along with other improvements. We will finish this series with a third episode coming next week. Read More →

pocket listing

Everything You Need to Know about Pocket Listing

The term pocket listing is a slang for off-market listing. It refers to the homes that have not been listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It may appear to be counterintuitive but buyers normally put their house on such listing when the market is hot or there is a lack of housing inventory. Read More →