The independence of renting your first apartment is exciting, but don’t allow your excitement to overshadow reason. Being a first-time renter is challenging and requires responsibility. Before you start viewing apartments, take some time to define your needs and calculate a budget. Add up all of your monthly income, including financial aid, and multiply this… Continue reading A Student’s Guide to Finding Apartments for Rent
In most states, a residential lease does not have to be in writing, if it is for a year or less term. Nevertheless, it is a very good idea to have it in writing for any term length. But if you do have it in writing, are the terms and conditions sufficient to protect you… Continue reading All Residential Leases Are Not Equal
Marriage is a new beginning. You and your beloved spouse are going to start a family and a new life and that is best exemplified by a new home, a home that you can proudly say your own, borne from your sweat and hard work. If you want your home to be totally unlike others,… Continue reading Designing a Couple’s Dream House Using a 3D Rendering Software
One of the most powerful tools that a real estate professional can use to communicate with existing clients and prospects is an e-newsletter. In addition to being a great communication tool, e-newsletters are inexpensive to produce and have built-in tracking features to learn more about your prospects and clients. Whether you are getting ready to… Continue reading Anatomy of a Real Estate E-Newsletter
Serviced apartments are preferred mode of accommodation, for families on a long vacation, business men who travel on work, for people who move into larger cities for medical care and prolonged treatments, for parents who move into cities for training or education of their siblings and as a temporary accommodation before you move into a… Continue reading Tips to Choose Perfect Serviced Apartments
Many people, have heard of the concept of, a Competitive Market Analysis, or CMA, but, often, when it comes time, to use them, effectively, ignore some of the essentials, etc, of using them, to your best advantage. Great real estate agents, realize, they can properly, effectively, help and assist, their clients, when/ if, they use… Continue reading 5 Key Considerations, For A Meaningful, Competitive Market Analysis/ CMA
In my conversation with Tom Olson, who is the owner of four different real estate related companies and is an expert in all things real estate including developments, creative transactions, and wholesale deals, he provided his Best Ever Advice on the importance of focusing on value. There are three parts of any transaction, whether it’s… Continue reading How to Create a Win-Win Scenario With Your Real Estate Contractors
Since, there is no such thing, as, one – size – fits – all, especially, in terms of selecting, the housing, which, makes the most sense, for an individual’s specific set of needs, priorities, uses, and financial abilities, wouldn’t it make sense, for all of us, to clearly, understand the differences, and be better able,… Continue reading Rent, Coop, Condo, Single – Family, Multi – Family?: Which Is For You?
Well I dare to dream! In my child-hood days, I used to play with my building blocks and relate the buildings and the houses to the geometry- some were square, some were triangle and most of them rectangle. And today when I look at Pune from bird’s-eye view from my terrace, the nostalgia hits me.… Continue reading Do You Think You Can Develop A City Which Can Retain Your Tranquility?
The easiest way to obtain such data is from a licensed real estate agent. They can provide you with details about recent condo sells and the prices they sold for. This includes the location so you can compare prices for various neighborhoods. Such information is public record so you can get it on your own… Continue reading Evaluating the Market to Decide on a Price to Offer