buying a home from a distance

buying a home from a distance

  • 4 Tips For Getting Your Security Deposit Back When Renting An Apartment

    Finding the perfect apartment to rent can be tough, so when you tour a property and find a place that you want to live in it can be an exciting event. Renting an apartment comes with several fees that must be paid upfront, in addition to rent. Some fees, such as an application fee or background check are typically non-refundable. But your security deposit, which is typically one of the largest move-in fees, is something that you can get back if you are smart when you move in and move out.

  • Three Effective Approaches For QR Code Real Estate Marketing

    QR codes, or "quick response" codes, are the latest in bar code technology. Hundreds, if not thousands, of businesses currently use these little boxes of pixelated information to redirect smartphone users to their websites and product information pages. Some companies even use the codes to redirect consumers to contests and promotional offers. While the codes have many practical uses, not all of those uses in real estate are as practical as one may like.

  • Hiring a Property Management Company for a Condo Association

    Hiring the right property management company for a condo association ensures that the owners in the association get the services they expect with their home. Here are just a few of the things you should look for in a management company for your condo complex. Rapid Response Capabilities When disaster strikes, it is important to have a property management company that will respond quickly and effectively. Whether there is a fire, flood or other natural disaster in the complex, a rapid response plan is critical.

  • Four Things A Successful Real Estate Agent Knows

    The real estate business is fierce, and agents know they have to compete for commission in order to get a good income. In order the clinch the sale, they have to be knowledgeable, customer friendly, but tough all at once. Since most real estate agents work for a percentage of the sale, they have to be especially aware of the current trends in real estate as well as what buyers are looking for.

  • How to Make a Lowball Offer on a Home

    If you are looking around for a home, and have found one that you love, it is often worth the risk to see if a low offer might be approved. Many lowball offers enter you into negotiations where you can buy the house for much less than the listing price, even if your first offer isn't approved. Here are some things to keep in mind if you want to attempt a lowball offer.

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    About Me
    buying a home from a distance

    Searching for a home a hundred miles away from where I was previously living was hard. There was no way for us to take a trip up to see every single house that we found online to see first-hand the condition that it was in and how big it truly was. I had to find a real estate agent that I could trust to help us find several houses to make a trip up to see in a single day. I created this blog after going through the buying process and making the move. It is my hope that if you are buying a new home far from your current one, that the tips here will help to make it an easy transaction for you.