Monthly Archives: December 2018

Real Estate Term of the Week

Title: In real estate, title determines who has legal ownership and the right to use a piece of property. Defective titles can result in problems establishing ownership, which can complicate resale or impact the...

Four Common Types of Real Estate Title

When you purchase property, the type of title you choose defines who has the legal rights of ownership. Don’t treat title as an afterthought. It’s important that you understand the different types of title...

Real Estate Term of the Week

Deferred Maintenance: The practice of postponing maintenance activities such as repairs on a home. Examples are broken windows, missing shingles, peeling paint, broken guttering, crumbling concrete steps, and other property defects that have not...

How to Budget for Home Maintenance

There are two important parts to home ownership: the purchase process and ongoing maintenance. Unprepared buyers focus on what they can afford immediately while savvy buyers take into account ongoing expenses that come with...

The Reality Checks of Real Estate

As well-informed as some buyers and sellers may be about real estate, there are still popular misconceptions that Realtors® continue to hear from clients as they make a case for a particular price. When...