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Large to Small: Things to Consider When Looking for a Smaller Home

Large to Small: Things to Consider When Looking for a Smaller Home

Whether you plan to embrace the minimalist lifestyle by looking for a smaller home or will move because the kids have all grown up and moved out, downsizing can be a challenge for many families, especially those used to a certain amount of space. You might have a hard time knowing what to look for when you need to find a home. Less square footage should not be your only goal. If you’re looking for the smaller home that will still meet your needs, here are some things to consider.

Buying a Home for a Rental? 4 Things to Ask Your Realtor About

Buying a Home for a Rental? 4 Things to Ask Your Realtor About

Buying a home strictly so you can rent it out is a great way to invest in the real estate market and begin getting a return quickly. While rent varies in each state and even county, the average national cost of rent is still over $900, which is why buying a home for this purpose is so appealing.

Four Reasons Hiring a Realtor Is Well Worth the Cost

Four Reasons Hiring a Realtor Is Well Worth the Cost

If the time has come to sell your home, you may be considering listing the home as “for sale by owner” (FSBO) in an attempt to save the approximate 6% commission you would pay a realtor. But while some savvy homeowners can successfully navigate an FSBO situation, the vast majority come out ahead when they hire an agent. Before you make any hard and fast decisions, consider these four reasons why hiring a realtor to orchestrate your sale is almost always worth the cost.