When you spend most of your time within the same few walls, it’s natural to start daydreaming about a change of scenery. Buying a new house can be tempting to find everything you want or need — but is it worth it? Would a renovation be a better choice? Here’s a closer look at some insight to help you decide whether you should buy a new house or renovate.
The market finally appears to be cooling down after a nearly unimaginable rise in home prices — the average home cost almost 40% more in May 2022 than in May 2019. But questions remain: What if the cooling off turns into a housing crash? Is this a good time to buy a home — or is renting smarter than buying right now? If you’re contemplating a move amid all the uncertainty, read on for a look at the rent vs. buy dilemma — and some tips for how to decide which option is best for you.
Unless you’ve been living off the grid, you know that the economic headlines lately aren’t exactly sunshine and roses. The news of inflation and a cooldown in the overheated housing market are enough to make a potential first-time homebuyer try van life for a while. But is that really necessary? Do you really need to put your moving plans on hold? Here’s a glimpse of what the experts are saying.
By living in your fixer-upper while you renovate, you’ll save thousands. Not to mention, you’ll be able to supervise all the happenings up close, from the purchase and renovations to the sale and closing. Here’s our advice on making it all happen as smoothly and stress-free as possible.
If you haven’t hopped aboard the real-estate train yet, it’s looking like you won’t be getting quite the same deal as you would a year or two ago. Why? Because of inflation. Here are nine ways inflation is affecting the moving industry — and your wallet.
We can’t predict what the housing market is going to do, of course. But what can we tell you? Some pros and cons of buying a home, selling a home, or even renting out your home in 2022. Covering topics from the housing bubble to inflation to interest rates, here’s advice to help you decide if now’s the time for you to jump in.
When it comes to moving, there’s always a big to-do list. And it can be tricky to figure out exactly where to begin in the process. If that’s where you find yourself now, stress no more. Here are some steps to take when you first decide to pursue a new home.
Buying a beach house is frequently a real estate dream. And, fortunately, it can be achievable. But like any major life decision, there are certain aspects you need to consider. Dive in!
So you’ve decided it’s time to put down roots, and you’re ready to buy some real estate. Now the question looms: What kind of home should you buy? If you’re wondering if a condo is right for you, take a look at these considerations first.