Sometimes when you’re caught up in the task of finding your dream home, you’ll feel pressured to close the deal before you inspect every nook and cranny. This week, I’m going to walk you through what to look out for in the doors and windows of your potential home.
In this week’s installment of our Buying a Home series, we’ve created a checklist of some of the main things you should be thinking about and looking for in the basement of a home. Thinking about all of these different things beforehand can help you decide on the right home for your needs.
Life is very unpredictable. Part of the unpredictability for many is having to move to a different state for a job or some other reason. I recently went through the entire process of finding and buying a home in a new state, and l learned a lot from it. Here are the things that I learned from this process so hopefully you can be better prepared to take on the challenge of finding a new home in a new state.
House hunting can be overwhelming, so it’s helpful to focus on one room at a time when you walk through potential homes.Cover your house-hunting bases by making sure the kitchen you commit to is sturdy and convenient for your lifestyle.
After making just about every mistake in the book regarding three different houses in three years at Michigan State University, I would like to provide some insight into the college house search and offer some suggestions to help make the process much smoother for you.
Choosing which house to buy is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Here on the Zing blog we’ve been taking it room by room and reminding you of some smaller, yet important factors in choosing a home. In this post we’re focusing on the bedrooms. Aside from the number, how much thought could possibly go into the bedrooms, right? You’d be surprised. From floor space to bathrooms to outlets, we’ve got you covered.
The phrase “They don’t make ‘em like they used to” often applies to houses. Sometimes, newer homes don’t have the same charm and character of older models. However, the older the home, the more chances there are for problems that can cost you money in the long run. Check out a few of these areas before you move in to that old house.
Buying a home can be an emotional process. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with a house, but it’s important to consider all the factors before making a house your permanent home. Beyond paint on the walls and the size of the room, what should you be looking for when it comes to the living areas in a home? We’ll help you figure that out in just a few easy steps.
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a pre-approval and an approval? During our VA Loan Q&A Google Hangout with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Association of Realtors, we discussed the benefits of being completely approved before putting in an offer on a home.
Buying your first home is exciting, but it can be a little draining at times. After going through all the paperwork, packing up and moving, then unpacking and realizing you don’t have nearly enough furniture to fill this new space, you’re a little tired. Understandably, furniture is the last thing you want to think about, but don’t worry; we’ve got a list of dos and don’ts to help guide you through the process as smoothly as possible.