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Looking At Real Estate As An Investment

When we started looking for a house, I realized that real estate was more of an investment than anything else. My husband and I tried to put aside our personal preferences and focus on what would sell the best a few years down the road. We wanted to live in a property that would appreciate in value, not the other way around. Unfortunately, choosing the perfect place was harder than we expected, and so we decided to work with a real estate agent. She sat down with us, talked with us about our needs, and started looking for properties. This blog is all about how a broker can help you.


Three Valuable Services Offered By Real Estate Media Companies

Selling real estate can be a remarkably challenging task due to the competitiveness of the marketplace. Unfortunately, there are many individuals that may not have the experience with various services to help prepare attractive and professional appearing marketing materials for the properties. In particular, real estate media companies, such as FARfoto8, can provide both real estate agents and individual sellers with invaluable services. In particular, there are three ways that these services can help you sell your real estate. Read More 

How To Know If A Vacation Cottage Is Right For You

If you have come across an adorable vacation cottage for sale, either in a touristy area or alongside a scenic waterfront, you may be thinking with your heart and not your head when you feel the urge to purchase. This doesn't mean that a cottage might not be the perfect investment for you in your family, but there are a few factors you should keep in mind. Here are four aspects you should consider before putting an offer on a vacation cottage. Read More 

As You Were: How To Preserve Neighborhood Continuity, But Build Your Dream Home

The option to have a home built to your precise specifications from the ground up opens up a whole new world. Whereas most people on the market are selecting from homes that are premade, being able to build a home means that you get just what you want. When you are dreaming up and building your brand new home, it is important that you remember that maintaining some sense of continuity in the neighborhood may be to you and your neighbors benefit. Read More 

Solitary Student Housing: Co-Living As An Introvert

The notion of being social comes with the territory of college living. You're expected to become besties with the roommates, attend a countless amount of parties, and network to establish life long connections. But this isn't the ideal for the introvert who's most comfortable being self-contained. Attending class with several people is pretty much unavoidable while at college, but living among two or more strangers may be somewhat overwhelming to a reserved individual. Read More 

5 Ways To Naturally Control Termites

When it comes to termites, an ounce of prevention is worth several pounds of cure. However, you might not be comfortable with the various chemicals used in termite prevention. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to keep termites at bay using safe and natural materials. #1: Diatomaceous Earth Diatomaceous earth (or DE for short) is a very common and highly effective go-to for natural termite control. It's a mildly abrasive powder that comes from the fossilized remains of diatoms, a common form of algae. Read More