For many first-time buyers, saving for a down payment is the most difficult step in the home-buying process. However, it’s a common misconception that you always need 20 percent down to buy a home.
Here’s the lowdown on the most popular low-down alternative payment options! … More First-time homebuyers: You’re closer to a down payment than you think
Once upon a time, the idea of renting out your home to a stranger while you left for vacation was considered quite odd. Enter changing consumer attitudes, the “sharing economy” and online services such as Airbnb, FlipKey (owned by TripAdvisor) and VRBO (owned by HomeAway, which is now owned by Expedia). Today, renting a room … More 3 Things to Consider Before Registering Your Home on a Short-Term Rental Site
It happens a lot. The dream vacation on the beach, at the lake or on the ski slopes suddenly morphs into a dream of buying a piece of paradise.
If you’re considering buying a property in your dream getaway area, here are some preparatory steps you can take as you embark on your search. … More Vacation Property: Dream Responsibly
Sellers: It’s Risky Pricing High to ‘See What Happens.’ To set a realistic price, consider these tips. … More Sellers: It’s Risky Pricing High to ‘See What Happens’
Wondering what’s open and closed this Christmas on the Treasure Coast? Here’s the scoop! … More Christmas 2017: What’s Open and Closed on the Treasure Coast
Just as hygge becomes mainstream, a new Scandinavian trend is hitting lifestyle blogs, websites and even the world’s largest furniture retailer. Have you heard? 2017 is the year of lagom. Are you looking to achieve a “just right” home in 2017? Here are three easy steps, and photos from our newest listing, that truly embodies lagom. … More Living Lagom: Three Steps to Creating your ‘Just Right’ Home
Your RE/MAX Masterpiece agent has found you your dream home and the deal just closed. The process has been a real nail biter, but you are excited to be starting a new chapter in your life. As you prepare to pack all of your things to move, it is important to have a plan of … More Surviving The First Night In A New Home.
With the summer months approaching at full speed, homeowners are rushing to get the perfect summer touches added to their garden. People are spending top dollar to install the latest ponds, fountains, flowers, and other landscaping accessories to their garden in time for a season of relaxation and social gatherings. Where homeowners are searching high … More Shining Some Light on Landscaping Trends
Technology continues to do amazing things! We can now talk to loved ones face to face from across the country, make friends with our phone (good morning Siri!) and see the inside of a home to see if we would like to buy it. Virtual tours are becoming the next big thing in real estate … More Virtual Tours Are Great, But Not Enough!
Get your bathrooms show ready with these crafty cleaning tips. … More Get Your Bathroom Show Ready With These Crafty Cleaning Tips