Home Tips for Reducing and Re-using

Increasing numbers of households are practicing recycling, but fewer of those households are practicing the other tenets of the environmentalist “Reduce, Re-Use, and Recycle” mantra. Given that the recycling process has its own environmental costs, the “reduce and re-use” aspects actually have the…

Things that you must know about mortgage insurance

There are different types of mortgage insurance available in the market and private mortgage insurance (PMI) is one of the most common types of mortgage insurance that people often complain about. Private mortgage insurance often requires the homeowners pay a…

5 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Home

Buying your first house is a step that many of us look forward to for years. That moment when you have the keys in your hand to your own home is considered as one of the best moments in life.…

home buying

What`s Next For The Housing Market?

Experts tend to agree that 2012 will see home prices rising slightly. Coming from Fiserv, a firm that accurately predicted that 2011 home values would drop, there’s a good chance that this prediction isn’t too far off the mark. On…

Different Methods of Property Investing

Today’s economic conditions have created challenges as well as opportunities with the different methods of property investing. There are basically two methods of property investing; direct and indirect. Direct property investment is when a buyer purchases the title or interests…

Top Tips for Buying a Home During a Recession

Don’t buy unless you’re financially stable doing so if you’re not is incredibly risky. Are your job, your salary and your working hours secure? If not, you might want to hold back on buying until you can be sure they…

13 Scary Reasons To Hire A Home Inspector

In honor of Halloween, here are 13 reasons that anyone who is considering the purchase of a home (new or previously owned) should hire a home inspector:Potential Structural Issues A trained professional such as a home engineer can look at…

Tips on your household finance

Like most large companies, a house is run like a business and so should be dealt with in a similar manner. The way people deal with their personal finances can often be lacklustre, though keeping track of it is of…

Home Loans

Why didn’t you get that home loan?

Rejection is rarely welcome, especially when credit applications are involved. During the past few years, numerous applicants have been declined credit for secured loans and mortgages.The question many people are asking is why. Provided below is a summary of some…

Beware the flopping real estate scam

Throughout history, there have been scams that have been designed to make a quick buck for their unscrupulous perpetrators. Currently on the rise is the ‘flopping’ real estate scam. The scam is perfect for these depressed housing market conditions whereby…