Some of Personal Realty Adviser’s Snowbird clients ask about renting their vacation homes when not in use to help generate extra income. If you’re contemplating renting out your vacation home when you’re not using it, you might be asking yourself if you need to hire a property manager. Remember that Vacation Home property managers are different from those hired to manage annual rentals. “A Continue Reading
10 Ways the Title to Your Home Can Be in Jeopardy
Most homeowners are unaware that many factors can jeopardize the ownership of their home, which is, for most of us, the most significant investment we will make in our lives. While this is a scary proposition, knowledge can help you avoid these pitfalls. We consulted our title expert, Carla Hall of America’s Title Corp, to explain the top 10 title issues she encounters. Before diving Continue Reading
What Type of Shifting Real Estate Market Are We In?
When selling or buying real estate, timing is essential. Homeowners that are thinking about selling their homes today long for the strong Sellers’ Market of recent years past. They may feel they missed their window of opportunity, and in many cases, they are correct. Buyers think their time has come! They THINK the sellers’ market is gone, and they should now be able to buy their dream home at Continue Reading
To Stage or Not to Stage? Can You Really Afford NOT to Stage Your Home?
Having well-planned strategies to stage your home can positively impact your final selling price. The cost of staging a home usually is well below that of the first price reduction if a home remains on the market for too long. If a home remains on the market for a month without an offer, the average selling price drops 5%. On a $500,000 home, that’s $25,000. “Statistics show the best chance of Continue Reading