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Popular Real Estate Terms

Also known as adjacent landowners or abutters, adjoining owners are property owners whose property touches a common property. So you are an adjoining owner of the properties directly to your right, to your left and to the back of your property, if they touch yours. But not to the ...

Additional Living Expense Insurance is a type of coverage present on several types of Homeowner’s Insurance that reimburses additional costs caused because of the insured’s claim. Let’s put it in a scenario so it’s easier to visualize: Homeowner Sarah ha ...

Whenever you hear the term “Baby Boomer” it references to someone who was born between 1946 and 1964. The moniker was coined as a way to represent all the people that were born out of the spirit that reigned after the end of the World War II, a spirit of hope for the ...

Also known as Jumbo Loans, the best Jumbo Mortgage definition is something like: a mortgage whose loaned values are larger than the limits set by the two federal agencies (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac). But that alone is not enough to give you context to understand what are j ...

Have you heard someone talking about a 35-percent rule of thumb and you nodded acknowledging but the truth is that you had NO idea what in the world a “35-percent rule of thumb” means?! We’ve all been there, my friend.The 35-percent rule of thumb is a calculati ...

Where the borrower may add to the principal without renegotiating the terms of the loan. Additional sums borrowed under the terms of an open-end loan will have the same rate of interest and life of loan terms as the original loan. Quite frequently a home equity loan is an open-en ...

Popular Real Estate Questions

This question might have crossed your mind while planning for retirement, or... after inheriting your aunt’s under-the-mattress savings. You spread your wings ready to fly to the nearest beach, and suddenly, it occurred to you that you could live there forever. It&rsqu ...

Considering that property depreciation is the phenomenon of an asset losing worth due to its use over time, home depreciation is not only common but inevitable. However, this is RealEstateAgent.com and we’re sure that if you came to this website with that question it& ...

Every client is important no matter how big or small is a business. But selling real estate is somewhat different than selling doughnuts or hot dogs. Houses are most likely the most expensive asset that a person will ever buy or sell, so it’s crucial that the process goes s ...

Are you like “OMG! I forgot my mortgage payment! What happens now? Will I have to pay double the value I had to pay?! Are the cops coming to get my house?!” Calm down. It’s not the end of the world. Maybe nothing happens at all! Here’s the deal: some mor ...

Are you wondering how to speed things up with your mortgage payment? Thinking how to build equity to your home”? Well, by paying off your mortgage. The more you do, the more percentage of the asset you gain; that’s obvious. But when you ask “how can I build eq ...

When you hear someone referring to a real estate agent type as a “general agent”, it might seem that someone is calling that agent “basic”, common. Right? But the truth is that general agent is a term that can refer to two other different situations and cl ...

 

Real Estate Advice and Tips

 

Agent Advice

Finding Your Real Estate Niche: For Sale By Owner

Finding Your Real Estate Niche: For Sale By Owner

FSBO listings, or For Sale By Owner listings, are becoming increasingly popular among people who want to save money and reduce the amount of strings they have to cut once the deal is over. Don't be fooled, though. This niche market contains a vast amount of potential for any real estate agent. The FSBO market consists of a variety of people. You can find exasperated ...

Homebuyer Tips

Acts Of God House Flipper Investing: Is This A Thing?

Acts Of God House Flipper Investing: Is This A Thing?

The mind of the real estate investor works with one goal in mind: making a profit. So, with the Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming, the bold real estate investor sees not only a dangerous scenario, but a good opportunity to invest. How is that?, you ask.Well, imagine a house got damaged by some sort of natural disaster and the Homeowner’s Insurance didn’t ...

Homebuyer Tips

10 Real Estate Tips For Homebuyers

10 Real Estate Tips For Homebuyers

Purchasing a home especially the first one is a rite of passage. It comes with responsibilities from the moment the decision is made. Due diligence is a requisite to ensure an exciting experience. Here are ten insightful tips to consider. Real estate tip One The first tip is to have a healthy and impressive credit report on all agencies. The FICO score will be a word ...

Agent Advice

Real Estate Agents Specialized In Homes For The Disabled: A Real Estate Niche

Real Estate Agents Specialized In Homes For The Disabled: A Real Estate Niche

We’ve recently written a blog article for Autism Awareness Day on how Children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) need safer homes and, while researching on the matter, we noticed how limited the results were when searching for real estate agents specialized in clients with special needs. The ones that did come up were scarce real estate agents that had ...

Home Seller Tips

Mortgage Loan Types

Mortgage Loan Types

There are a variety of options available to buy a home. Depending on the home buyer’s financial picture, possibilities exist to save money over the short-term, while long-term options provide more stability. In addition, terms such as non-conforming and conforming are crucial to overall expenses. FICO scores and LTV (loan to value) are additional determining ...

Homebuyer Tips

Tax Breaks For The First Time Home Buyer

Tax Breaks For The First Time Home Buyer

Buying your first home? Where your down payment comes from can affect your taxes. First-time home buyers can take out up to $10,000 from traditional and Roth IRAs penalty-free to use as a down payment, saving you a ton in penalties.    You can also get money from family who do the same thing. Your spouse, parent, child or grandchild can add another $10,000 from ...

Home Seller Tips

How To Rebuild Your Life After A Foreclosure?

How To Rebuild Your Life After A Foreclosure?

When one chapter ends, another one begins. Foreclosures are simply that: fresh new beginnings. Of course, it can bring you down for a while, it may have a negative impact on your credit score for years and even on your relationships, but you can rebuild your life and live happily ever after. Foreclosures are like a bad dream that for some homeowners becomes a reality. ...

Agent Advice

Find Your Real Estate Agent Niche: Vacation Homes

Find Your Real Estate Agent Niche: Vacation Homes

Vacation homes are a luxury that many people cannot afford, but that makes them the perfect investment for those that can. For real estate agents, this creates a viable niche. Whether you're helping a client find the perfect vacation spot, selling a vacation home to a potential home buyer, or helping some tourists find the perfect getaway home, vacation homes are almost ...

Homebuyer Tips

How To Defray The Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

How To Defray The Hidden Costs Of Home Ownership

While homeownership is a good way to save money and keep you from getting caught in the rent cycle, it comes with an entirely new set of problems and expenses that you may not expect. Home ownership is more than just signing your name on a deed, it can be dealing with infestations, leaky roofs, bursting pipes, and assorted disasters. Repair costs are sometimes daunting, ...

Homebuyer Tips

Foreclosure - The Pros And Cons Of Buying

Foreclosure - The Pros And Cons Of Buying

You may have heard that pursuing foreclosure sales is the best way to get a good deal in real estate. While it is true that foreclosure sales can be sold below value, it is important to be aware of the process and potential pitfalls. What is foreclosure? Foreclosure is the seizure of a property from the homeowner by a lender. This usually happens when the homeowner ...

 

Top 5 Most Expensive Cities To Live In The USA

Top 5 Most Expensive Cities To Live In The USA

Have we made America great again in our pursuit of the American Dream? How far are we willing to go for it? We put a price tag on everything and we forget to enjoy the little things. Let’s imagine that the US is like the human body and we run an x-ray scan in order to find the most expensive cities in our country. For the best view, we have to inject a contrast agent. ...

How To Make Moving Fun?

How To Make Moving Fun?

I was enjoying the sunrise from our 6th-floor apartment one day when my mother came next to me and stared long into the distance. “What would you think if we sold our apartment and moved to a new place?”, she asked me. That idea had never crossed my mind before. I was singing in a handbell choir at the time, and, fortunately, we were on a tour around the country when ...

Top Special Needs Schools

Top Special Needs Schools

Special needs have become an unavoidable subject in this country. Almost 15% of the American population is composed of special needs people. Almost 8% of them are special needs children and teenagers from 1 to 17 years old. If we want to set a better future for the next generation, a lot of work needs to be done. More and more, real estate agents specialized in homes for ...

Best Cities To Live In The USA

Best Cities To Live In The USA

We love lists. You probably have already noticed that. We have made dozens of them last year, and now, after singling out so many aspects of living, and catering to different demographics and moments of life, we decided to do the mother of all lists. The list that puts it all together and includes everyone in: the overall best cities to live in the USA. But how did we ...

12 Real Estate Trends For 2019

12 Real Estate Trends For 2019

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… 12 real estate trends for the upcoming year. Yes, it’s time for a forecast. Get the popcorn and brace yourself because RealEstateAgent.com is making some predictions as to what 2019 will bring to real estate. This one is for everybody; whether you are a home buyer, a home seller - or neither; just a homeowner – ...