What Really Caused the Housing Bust

Over the past year or so, I have heard people state a wide variety of causes for the downturn in housing. Some of the reasons I have heard include tight credit and a lack of financing for buyers, frightened consumers, no job growth, burdensome municipal requirements, as well as plain

Determining the Listing Price

The unfortunate fact is that price is the number one factor that most homebuyers use to determine which homes they want to view. It is also important to remember that although you and your Realtor set the asking price, the selling price is determined by what a buyer will pay. The Correct

Young Couple Buys Ranch with Government Money

Kirk and Tina had a dream. They wanted a ranch of their own. But with the rising cost of land and the demands of raising three young children, the possibility of realizing their dream often seemed remote. Kirk, 29, grew up on a ranch. He earned

First-Time Apartment Rental Tips

Renting an apartment for the first time means planning ahead. There are several steps people can take to prepare for a new home. The lease should be read over carefully before signing to make sure that the renter understands all of the rules and terms. Apartment Rentals

Booming Florida Real Estate Market

The growth of the once sleepy little town of Naples, Florida has branded it the reputation of “The Palm Beach of Florida’s West Coast.” It’s known for its luxury and elegance, offering such famous shopping stables that include: • Fifth Avenue South • The Village

Real Estate Brokers – Smart People Who Make Money

Real estate is associated with the buying and selling of property. It is a vast area where a lot of deals happen every day. A lot of money is transacted as a part of this business each day. It is not just associated with buying and selling of land. Renting of land and buildings