Sometimes we come across an article too good not to share. So from time to time, we’ll be sharing our favorite reads from around the web in the section, Noteworthy Reads. This week: whether you should pay off your mortgage early and the benefits of a small home.
The graduation party invites are rolling in and kids are coming home with the contents of their lockers stuffed in a bookbags - that means it’s officially summer! There are lots of great events happening in Northeast Ohio now that the weather has warmed up. Take a lot at some of the June events we’re most excited for below.
Investing in real estate can be a complex endeavor. And the decisions don’t end when you’ve signed on the dotted line and received the transferred title. Once you’ve purchased an investment property, there’s often times renovation that needs to be done. One of the services we offer that our clients have found incredibly advantageous is rehab project management. Over the last year, we’ve been doing more and more rehab projects - and we’ve put together quite the team and had some excellent results!
First impressions are important, whether you’re meeting someone new or seeing a home for the first time. A home that looks rundown or lacking in updates suggests that the owner might be just as lax with indoor maintenance as with outdoor - a sure red flag for most buyers. So if you’re planning on selling your home, it’s important to consider what kind of curb appeal your house offers.
Whether you have every detail planned on your Pinterest board, or just know you can’t look at those ugly old countertops any longer, you’ve decided to take on the daunting task of a kitchen remodel. But home renovations are known for becoming bigger and more stressful than expected. And kitchen remodels notoriously so. So before you bring out the sledgehammer, here are a few things to consider.
Spring is almost here. The days are longer, the sun shines more warmly and the backyard has got little spots of green growing up from the brown and gray of winter. Northeast Ohio doesn’t hibernate during the winter, but now that the weather’s turned a little more forgiving, there’s even more reason to get out and about. Below we’ve put together a list of some fun activities for family, friends, or just some solo time.
Sometimes we come across an article too good not to share. So from time to time, we’ll be sharing our favorite reads from around the web in the section, Noteworthy Reads. This week: handling finances as a couple, and the best home security systems of 2019.
For many interested in becoming homeowners, gathering a down payment can be the most daunting obstacle along the way. While a large down payment will bring down your monthly mortgage payment and start you with a fair amount of equity in your home, the traditional 20% of price is not always feasible for everyone. And it’s not the only route to becoming a homeowner.
If you’ve bought or sold a house in the past, you’ve likely heard of a title company. But with all the moving pieces involved in real estate transactions, it can be hard to know the exact responsibility of every party. A good title company is an essential resource for home buyers, ensuring that the sellers have a legitimate claim on the title and the legal right to sell it.
February is coming to a close, the days are growing longer and as we head into March spring is beginning to feel as if it might not be so very far away. If you’ve been hibernating through winter so far, it’s time to poke your nose out - because the Northeast Ohio area has got plenty to keep you entertained!
February is just around the corner, and with its approach is coming some of the coldest weather Northeast Ohio has seen in years. But hopefully this cold spell won’t last long and you’ll be looking for something to dislodge the cabin fever. Here are some great events you can check out in the coming weeks.
Sometimes we come across an article too good not to share. So from time to time, we’ll be sharing our favorite reads from around the web in the section, Noteworthy Reads.
We work with investors of all kinds, and one thing that comes up occasionally is alternative financing. If you're an investor looking to expand your portfolio, but who may have maxed your loan opportunities with traditional banks, a specialized lender can offer you alternative financing options. We work with a lender who can offer just such opportunities and we wanted to share with you some of the options available.