How to become a landlord

July 19, 2018

If you ever asked yourself how to become a landlord, you are in the right place! Investing in real estate,
and trying to profit out of it is a great idea, and if you have a chance to do it – you shouldn’t hesitate.
Many people are planning or already renting or leasing their property, and if you ask them for their
opinion – you should too.

Why is investing in real estate such a good idea?
As you can see, this has become a trend. More and more individuals are doing it and for a good ...

4 Things Buyers Can Do To Minimize Surprise

September 28, 2013

When people say they hate surprises, it’s a little bit like when someone says they don’t like change. Most people actually love change and surprises – so long as the changes are pleasant or they perceive the surprises to be in their favor. It’s really only unpleasant surprises that agitate, irritate and frustrate the average person. This is ...

How to Make Your Move to a New Home as Easy as Possible

June 23, 2013

Congratulations on your new home! The inspection is complete, the papers are signed, and the keys to your new home are in your hands. Here are some helpful tips from Olivex to make your transition as smooth as possible. Get Your Move On Figure out how much help you need with your move Depending on how much you have and how far you’re ...

Six signs it's time to buy a house

June 27, 2011

If you've been considering buying a house but you're still unsure, consider some of the personal and economic conditions that favor home purchases. If you find that a number of these signs ring true for you, it might be time to contact a real estate agent and start shopping. 1. You're Ready to Commit First and foremost, if you're not ready ...

Buyers are thinking like sellers

May 26, 2011

I think the recent turn in the market has caught the attention of just about everyone and it’s created a brand new concern in the minds of buyers, if not significantly strengthened an old one. Over the past few weeks while showing I’ve been asked repeatedly “what kind of things do buyers look for?” and “how fast would this house sell if I needed ...

Homebuyers: How To Save Thousands of Dollars When You Buy

May 25, 2011

"When you analyze those successful homebuyers who have the experience to purchase the home they want for thousands of dollars below a seller’s asking price, some common denominators emerge." If you’re like most homebuyers, you have two primary considerations in mind when you start looking for a home. First, you want to find a home that ...

Buying a home? Don't focus on sale price alone

May 23, 2011

Prospective home buyers tend to focus on a single number: the listed sale price. It's why they're often blindsided by the array of costs that come with buying a home. New mortgage fees, moving costs and higher utility bills are just some expenses that can make homeownership far pricier than expected. Still, low mortgage rates of around 5 ...

Do you buy before selling?

May 21, 2011

In today’s market where the majority of people who are actively pursuing real estate are involving themselves on both sides of the coin — the sale of their existing home and the purchase of their new home — the question of what to do first is an important one. On the one hand you don’t want to purchase before selling because you don’t want to ...

13 Extra Costs to be Aware of Before Buying a Home

May 14, 2011

Whether you're looking to buy your first home, or trading up to a larger one, there are many costs - on top of the purchase price - that you must figure into your calculation of affordability. These extra fees, such as taxes and other additional costs, could surprise you with an unwanted financial nightmare on closing day if you're not informed ...

is homeownership right for you ?

May 13, 2011

Buying a home is one of the biggest emotional and financial decisions you’ll ever make, so prepare yourself to make a knowledgeable decision. Although buying a home almost always seems like a great idea, it is important to understand what homeownership involves. Of course, being a homeowner is something to be proud of but it also means having ...
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