Moving from a house to another is indeed one of the toughest decisions to make. Life sometimes behaves strange and certain attributes are drastic, to say the least. As the market is flourishing and deals are stuck every second minute of the day, it is not always encouraging to talk and discuss as how to sell your house. The concept of selling a house has more to it than selling […]
You have decided to sell your home and start a new stage in your life. Now you have to make sure that you will actually profit and not lose money from the real estate sale. This will take some hard work and some time, but with the right guidance and advice, you will get all you want and more.
Evaluating your property is the first thing you have to do before selling. […]
Contrary to popular belief, banks to do not want to foreclose. Actually it has become the last thing they want to do. So why are there so many foreclosures? 1 in 7 homes in the U. S. is in some state of foreclosure and the Chicago market where I work as a short sale Realtor is right in line with national averages. 7 out of those 10 home owners do absolutely nothing about it, so their bank has no choice […]
The last few years have been tough for the real estate market. The Great Recession and its ongoing aftermath have seen millions lose their jobs and homes. Because of short-sighted and often punitive policies by lenders and government-backed agencies, the buyer pool for the real estate market keeps shrinking. But these “outcasts” denied access to traditional financing represent viable buyers for sellers willing to consider […]
As we renters all know, the listed rental price is not the real price of renting. This is because there are a myriad of other factors that contribute to rent related extra costs. Examples include:
Commute distance. The further away a property is from work, the more expensive it is to commute.
Utilities – different rental options have utilities included, some do not.
If you are looking for property to rent, then you have a range of options open to you. You can visit an estate agent, or a rental agent, or you can plough through local newspapers, or of course you can search online, where you will find a multitude of websites offering property to rent.
Wherever you are looking to rent a property in the UK, you are likely to find something to suit your needs. Indeed, […]
If you have ever had to sell a house, you will know how difficult it can be. Even if you think you are going above and beyond to attract potential buyers, it sometimes seems like it is not enough. Selling property is an art form, and requires some unique skills in order to be successful. Luckily, the skills that are most needed are your creativity and determination. Research can assist you in getting […]
Under the Housing Scotland Act 2006, the tolerable standard requires electrical installations to be adequate and safe for all let properties in Scotland.
In addition, both the Consumer protection Act 1987 and The Health and Safety at work Act 1974 place a duty on Landlords with respect to the safety of electrical equipment.
The consumer Protection Act affects […]