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Follow These Three Guidelines When Choosing a Conveyancing Expert

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Conveyancing is a very crucial part of the process of buying and selling property. It is through conveyancing that you get to learn whether the property you have your eyes on is legally available for purchase. You also get to know whether there are liens, easements or other issues that could affect how you use the property. It is, therefore crucial to consult with a conveyancing expert when you start the property transaction process, as this will increase the success of the process. Read More»

Two Steps to Take Before Putting a Property That Contains Asbestos Up for Sale

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Discovering that your home contains asbestos can be very upsetting, particularly if you want to sell it. Here are two steps you should take if you should ever find yourself in this situation. Consider arranging for the removal of the asbestos prior to putting the house on the market You do not necessarily have to have the asbestos removed from the property prior to putting it on the market. However, if you choose not to remove it, the offers you receive from interested parties will almost certainly be very low (significantly lower than the house’s market value). Read More»

5 Reasons Why Pre Purchase Building Inspections Are Essential

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Pre purchase inspections may seem like one of those tedious procedures when buying a house that aren’t really necessary; however, they play a critical role in protecting buyers from financial loss and safeguarding their families. These reasons will provide more insight regarding the importance of pre purchase inspections. Ensuring the House is Structurally Sound There are two major concerns when checking a building for structural issues. The first is safety, and the other is the financial implications. Read More»

Tips for Preparing a Retirement Apartment for Your Elderly Parents

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Elderly persons usually move into retirement facilities such as nursing homes at the onset of their sunset years. Such facilities are equipped to take care of the elderly; however, they can only do so much to make new arrivals feel welcome and comfortable. While it can be exciting for your elderly parents to move into a retirement apartment and begin the new phase of their lives, leaving the familiarity and comfort of their home can be traumatizing. Read More»

Why Work With a Real Estate Agent When Selling Your Home?

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If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, you may assume that you can handle this yourself, and don’t need the services of a real estate agent. While you might be legally allowed to manage the sale of your own home, there are many good reasons to consider working with a professional real estate agent instead. Note a few of those reasons here, so you can determine the best choice for yourself, and are sure to get your home sold quickly and easily. Read More»

A Few Simple Tips for Choosing Your New Retail Storefront

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The storefront you choose for your new retail business will be very important, as customers are not likely to shop in a store they can’t find or that looks unwelcoming from the street or parking lot. Certain storefront locations can also mean foot traffic through your front door, helping to increase your store’s sales. To ensure you choose the best storefront for your retail business, note a few simple tips on making that choice, and then you’re sure to have a storefront or building that is best for your company. Read More»

Quick Tips for Real Estate Success

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The world of real estate is often fraught with stress, especially if this is your first time selling a property. Before you put your house on the market, you need to pay attention to some key details. In addition to making your home presentable, you need to find the right estate agent. Address the property’s exterior First impressions are everything, so don’t leave prospective buyers with the idea that your property is untidy. Read More»

5 Signs You Don't Need a Real Estate Agent to Help With Your Transaction

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If you are trying to buy or sell real estate, you can handle the process on your own or you can work with a real estate agent. Wondering if you should tackle the transaction on your own? Here are five signs you might want to. 1. You Already Have a Buyer or Property Lined Up If you are buying a property and you’ve already found the perfect property, you don’t necessarily need an agent to show you around. Read More»

Move Out Cleaning: 2 Things A Commercial Cleaner Can Do Better Than You

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Moving is an expensive exercise, but it packs a double punch if you don’t get your security bond back when you move out of your old rental. This is your first time moving out of a rented property, and you’ve heard stories from friends who had their bond withheld because they didn’t clean their rental house before handing back the keys. You don’t want this to happen to you, but you don’t know if a commercial cleaning service is worth it. Read More»