Buying your first home can be a daunting task. There are many things to consider – from the down payment to the closing costs. It's easy to become overwhelmed and not know where to start. There is so much to learn! Don't worry, though. That's why we've created this...
Chances are when leaving home for the first time, you will be renting. Whilst this is undoubtedly an exciting experience, it is also confusing, especially if you have not received any support or assistance. With the housing market recently opening again after lockdown measures have begun to ease, many...
Increasingly, people across the country and beyond are embracing minimalism by transitioning into a tiny house, and you may be excited to do the same. Tiny house living is associated with financial savings, reduced stress, an improved quality of life and green living. With this in mind, it is...
Were you shocked when you learned your mortgage payments were higher than expected? Such a surprise happens when you don't factor all the components of a mortgage. What is included in a mortgage payment? A mortgage is made of principal, interest, insurance, and taxes. Your principal is the starting balance, and...
So you want to be a contractor, eh? It’s no surprise that you’re looking to go into business for yourself; with the pandemic and everything that has happened over the last couple of years, it’s become increasingly common for people to ditch their decades-long careers and pursue their dreams, or...
Most people know that investing in a property— whether you’re going to live in it or not— is one of the best investments you can make. This is because real estate almost always increases in value. However, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that...
When it comes to fractional ownership, there are pros and cons to consider before making a decision. With a fractional share investment, you own a portion of an asset, rather than the whole thing. This can be a great way to get into luxury assets like real estate or...
Real estate exams are notoriously challenging, and most people fail the first time they take one. That’s why it is important to know exactly what you’ll be tested on before you sit down for the exam. Every state has its own set of real estate licensing requirements, so the...
With rising mortgage rates and skyrocketing housing prices, a few studies have established that Austin now leads in median housing prices in the Texas region. Indeed, median home prices soared by more than 30% from 2020 to 2021 in the Austin Metro as demand continued to surpass supply. Another study...
Social media has emerged as an invaluable tool for businesses looking to connect with their target audiences, and real estate is no exception. Agents and brokers alike are taking full advantage of its immense power by using it to increase visibility, build brand recognition, establish meaningful relationships with prospective...