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INFOGRAPHIC: 12 Tips to Holding a Successful Estate Sale

Whether you’re moving out of your current home or are just looking to purge a bunch of stuff you no longer use, an estate sale can be a great way to clear out things you no longer use and even help you make a good chunk of change at the same time.

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Tips for Listing Your Condo For a Quick Sale

While there are certainly similarities between selling different forms of real estate, there are also some differences that should be noted as well. Before you even begin the listing process for your condo, it would be wise to understand what these differences are.

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Should You Consider a ‘Rent-to-Own’ Arrangement When Buying?

Housing affordability has been a big issue in California over the recent past, and there doesn’t seem to be much relief in sight for would-be homebuyers who may want to break free from the rental market and finally become owners.

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Green Energy Loans: New Bills Introduced to Protect California Borrowers

Two new bills have been recently introduced in California that will protect homeowners with ‘green’ energy improvements on their properties that have been financed through the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loan program.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Do’s and Don’ts of Homeowner’s Insurance

Your home is likely your biggest asset, which is why a sound homeowner’s insurance policy is crucial. Heed the following advice to ensure you obtain the best insurance coverage possible for your home.

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Moved For Your Job? You Can Deduct Certain Moving Expenses

The process of buying and selling is certainly an expensive one, so anything you can do to save a buck or two would be a welcomed proposition. The good news is, you might be able to save a little of money by deducting some of your moving expenses if you’ve relocated because of a change in job. However, there are certain criteria that need to be met in order to qualify for such deductions come tax time.

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Cost-Effective Landscaping Ideas That Can Boost Esthetics and Property Value

Curb appeal is a crucial component of a home, both from an esthetic standpoint and in terms of increasing property value. Proper landscaping can dramatically improve the look and feel of a home and is a key player in boosting curb appeal. In fact, homes that are well landscaped tend to sell over 11.3% higher compared to similar homes without good landscaping. That can translate into tens of thousands of dollars added to property value.

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6 Home Repairs That You Shouldn’t Put Off

Issues with homes are bound to pop up no matter how well you care for your home. Some issues are minor, while others can actually make the home be dangerous to be in. It’s not uncommon to procrastinate on certain repairs, but others definitely need to be dealt with sooner rather than later, including the following.

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