House-sharing, Yes or No?

Housing is a huge financial and personal decision at any age. Most people look forward to the day they will graduate from college and move into their own space. However, with the increased cost of living, this may not always be possible. To stay home with the parents, get a place of your own or …


The Pros and Cons of Gated Communities

Living in gated communities is becoming a popular trend these days. When you think of a gated community, what comes to mind? Things like security, safety, exclusivity and expensive houses will probably feature somewhere on that list. But what else lies behind those beautiful gates and the seemingly perfect quaint little homes?


Putting Your Home on the Market

So you have finally decided to put your house up the market for sale, big step, huh? Not to worry, if you market your property right, you will have potential buyers knocking your doors down with their letters of offer. Now, where to start?


Being a ‘Real’ Estate Agent

Flexibility – we all crave for flexibility for our work schedules; some of us would like to set our own hours, exist in our own space and make money on our own terms. But here we are, stuck in a 9 -5 desk job. Real Estate is a very satisfying and rewarding career and can …


Location! Location! Location!

Affordability is at the top of any buyers or renters list before deciding on a place to settle in. Do not let the good bargain confuse you and cloud your judgment. For some people, the house is more important. Maybe they want a particular style or size, but for others, the neighborhood holds more weight. …


Dealing With Noisy Neighbors

Neighbors; We all have them and a sort of love-hate relationship exists between us. We knock on their doors when we need to borrow a cup of sugar, or a few matches and when we need help with this or that. This relationship is not always smooth, and they may have habits that get on …


Open House Made Easy

In this day and age, the real estate market has become highly competitive. It is therefore very important to make your property stand out from the crowd of unsold properties. Holding an open house is one the most efficient ways of moving your property and making a sale. An open house is an occasion when …


Real Estate Investment: Tips on Getting it Right

Real estate investment, at the moment it seem to be the subject most talk about and look to venture into. Word on the street is that it’s probably the best way to invest your money, get good returns and bring great wealth to you. Real estate investment has a great reputation all over for bringing …