Home Exchange, House Swapping, Real Estate

The Pros and Cons of House Swapping: Is Swapping a House a Good Alternative to Selling it?

On the surface house swapping seems like a win-win situation. The Internet is full of stories of homeowners who have tried unsuccessfully to sell their houses, sometimes watching their properties languish for over a year. They go to one of the various home exchange websites, list their property and state the kind of home they… Read More The Pros and Cons of House Swapping: Is Swapping a House a Good Alternative to Selling it?

Homebuy Schemes and Home Repairs, Real Estate, Shared Property Ownership

The Benefits of Shared Property Ownership: Renting a House Vs Buying a house Vs Homebuy Schemes

Schemes The house deposit required with shared property ownership schemes is also reduced. As two-thirds of current mortgage deals for those wishing to buy a house outright require a house deposit of 25%, a homebuy scheme can prove extremely helpful in terms of getting on the property ladder.Shared property ownership or homebuy schemes are an… Read More The Benefits of Shared Property Ownership: Renting a House Vs Buying a house Vs Homebuy Schemes

General Real Estate, Real Estate, Real Estate Open Houses

The Process of Selecting the Right Home: Make Smart Choices around Real Estate Purchases

The real estate purchase process overwhelms many buyers because of the large number of choices and the importance of the making the right decision. For many, buying a home will be the most expensive purchase they ever make in their life. Figuring out how to cut through the clutter to find the best deal that… Read More The Process of Selecting the Right Home: Make Smart Choices around Real Estate Purchases

Real Estate

Real Estate Title Fraud: Tips to Avoid Real Estate Title Fraud

Identity theft is becoming a growing concern. Protectyourtitle.com reported that the average fraudulent Real Estate transaction cost $300,000. Compare that to the average cost of a Fruadulent credit card transaction which is $1200, you can see why Real Estate title fraud is becoming a growing concern. Home Owners have had there identity stolen and then… Read More Real Estate Title Fraud: Tips to Avoid Real Estate Title Fraud

Real Estate

Tough Rental Times Now? Wait for Rebound: Investors Can View Sinking Rental Market as only Temporary

The stagnant or even falling real estate prices throughout the United States make this is an opportune time for investors to add residential rental properties to their portfolios. With the income and other benefits they generate, rental properties can go a long toward fulfilling the goals set out in real estate investment plans. At the… Read More Tough Rental Times Now? Wait for Rebound: Investors Can View Sinking Rental Market as only Temporary

Real Estate

Navigating Real Estate Foreclosure Listings: Should Investors Pay for Foreclosure Lists?

As foreclosures become more popular, real estate opportunists offer everything from foreclosure bus tours to foreclosure lists. Unsuspecting novice real estate investors often pay their hard earned money and get little value for their investment. Many foreclosure listing websites appear to be a Godsend to busy investors that don’t have the time to search for… Read More Navigating Real Estate Foreclosure Listings: Should Investors Pay for Foreclosure Lists?