Archive for July, 2015

Should I Rent or Buy a House?

Friday, July 31st, 2015
Rents vs Buying a House

Choosing to rent or buy a home can be a big decision. Know the pros and cons of each before looking!

According to a post, Americans spent more than $441 billion on rent in 2014. This was an increase of 4.9 percent from 2013’s total of $420.4 billion. But with so many people renting, does that mean you should too? Or should you go after the “American Dream” and buy your first home? Let’s look at the options! (more…)

Making the Best First Impression at an Open House

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Real Estate Open House

With your Clagett Realtor at your side, your house will sell in no time!

When selling your home, one of the best things you can do is to host an open house. This is your home’s first impression to buyer looking for a new house. But here are some tips and tricks to get you and your house through this stressful first meeting. (more…)

Should I Invest in Residential Properties?

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Leasing a house

Renting out a residential property can be a big investment, are you up for the task?

To fully understand residential properties, you must first know what you are buying. There are several different types of properties that you can choose from and each of them involve a different level of monetary and time investment from the owners. (more…)

Is Commercial Real Estate Investing Right for You?

Friday, July 10th, 2015
Commercial Real Estate can include warehouses, stores, and strip-malls.

Commercial Real Estate can include warehouses, stores, and strip-malls.

Everyone has always heard that real estate is a good investment. But just everything else in life commercial real estate has its ups and downs. Commercial real estate has the potential to make a lot of money but there are some responsibilities that go along with your property. (more…)