Thinking of selling your house? You should know that the home-selling process involves far more than just calling a REALTOR® and listing it. Before jumping in head first, review the nine-step checklist our team of REALTORS® from Old Dominion Realty has created for you to help minimize the challenges and stress of selling your home.
There is nothing quite like the excitement of buying a house. It is exhilarating when you find a home that fits your needs and budget like a glove... and it is disappointing when you put an offer in and it is rejected by the seller. There are many reasons why sellers might reject your offer to buy a house, and the following are five most common reasons the price may not be right:
So you're buying a house--Dreaming about kitchen islands, hardwood floors and bathroom tiles is nice, but when you get down to the nitty-gritty of home buying, it all begins with choosing the right neighborhood.
Have you noticed your friends and neighbors talking about downsizing their homes? Whether their decision is the result of a life event or a need to live more simply, people are realizing that many advantages exist when you live in a more manageable space. If you're trying to decide whether downsizing is the right move for you and your family, here are some benefits to consider before taking the plunge.
The larger the home, the more you have to maintain. Properties, no matter how new, require consistent care. People downsize for several reasons, whether recent empty nesters, divorces, lifestyle adjustments or to save on expenses. The nice part living smaller is less to worry about in interior and exterior care and cleaning, meaning you have more time and money to spend doing other things.