When you're shopping for a new home, it can be impossible to find something in your budget that checks off every item on your wishlist. A common problem is finding a home that is perfect except for the square footage. Don't rule out that smaller home you otherwise love before considering these benefits to real estate downsizing:
Less Time on Maintenance and Cleaning
You will probably find that your life gets easier and more streamlined once you move into a smaller home.
Buying a new home is fun and exciting. You sit down with your family and make notes on the different things everyone is hoping for, and then take the list to the real estate agent. You and the agent will then make a list of all the possible homes and set up appointments to go see them. As you are going through each of the homes for sale, make notes so you can remember each house.
When it comes to home sales, summer is one of the busiest seasons. If you're getting ready to list your home on the market, you need to make sure that you're preparing it for a summer sales season so that you can compete in a high-inventory, high-demand market. Here are some tips to make the most of the summer season for your home staging.
Start with the Lawn
Whether you've already gotten a head start on the landscaping this spring or you're playing catch-up now that you've decided to sell, start by cleaning everything up outside.
As a cat owner, it can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect home – especially if you plan to rent an apartment. Fortunately, there are many complexes out there that allow pets, cats in particular. The following tips can help you choose the perfect rental unit for you and your furry friend.
Tip #1: Consider first floor rentals
If you have an active cat, a first floor rental is the simplest way to avoid issues with the neighbors.
If you are moving to another house, and you have an above-ground pool, you may wonder whether or not you should move it. Pools are an expensive investment that you don't want to leave behind or damage during a move. It is possible to dismantle an above-ground pool to transport it to a new location. Here are some tips to dismantle an above-ground pool for moving.
Prepare the Pool
For this project, you need: