Part 4 - Build and Rebuild

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This is the time where you let the contractors go and do their thing. If you didn't completely knock it all down, then brace yourself for problem after problem. We bought a pretty old and outdated home....
Part 3 - Find and select contractors

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You will need to get an architect to draw your plans for a contractor to give you an accurate bid. If you get a contractor to give you a bid without plans, it likely going to be way off base. Ask around to...
Part 2 - Running the numbers

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After you have successfully bid on a property then there are a lot of things to decide. If you are like me, you run the numbers to make an informed decision. Below are three number crunches you need to make...
Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the...
Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just...
Relocating to the Big City

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Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible.Research before you move. It’s important to...
5 Tips for Buying a Home

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report....