Buying, selling, financing, and furnishing your new home is a fun and exciting challenge. Look at the articles, columns, blog posts, radio shows and videos for advice on new construction home building. With these helpful home construction tips, building a new home is a whole lot easier.
Using A Real Estate Agent To Buy A New Home
You should definitely hire a real estate agent to help you negotiate with a builder on a new construction home. Hiring an agent won't cost any more and will give you someone who is well-acquainted with deals like yours. Just because you are a good negotiator doesn't mean you're able to navigate a real estate deal without an agent.
Construction, Condo Sales Continue To Drop
Construction spending in January 2008 fell 1.7 percent from December 2007 and dropped 3.3 percent from one year earlier, to $1,121.5 billion, accordin...
Rebuild House On Lot With Mortgage
A couple asks if they should tear down their ranch house while they still have a mortgage. They say many of their neighbors tear down their houses so their street has many new brick homes. They think they can rebuild and increase their home value by several hundred thousand. To determine is it's worth rebuilding, they need to estimate all those costs associated with rebuilding, including construction and alternative living arrangements.
Neighborhood Construction Put On Hold
In a slow housing market or real estate recession, you need to be careful with new construction. If you are already seeing warning signs like the developer has put construction on hold, or only a fraction of the development has been completed, you might want to rethink your purchase. If the builder is having problems, there are no guarantees that the plans for the neighborhood will ever come true.
Ilyce Glink on WSB Radio – December 16, 2007
Today on the Ilyce Glink Show, Ilyce talked about her favorite inexpensive gifts to give. She took calls on 1031 tax-free exchanges, refinancing mortgages, construction loans and where to get the best short-term return for an investment of $5,000. All this and more on today's Ilyce Glink Show. Don't forget to check out the show notes at www.thinkglink.com/forum for web addresses discussed on today's show. And to sign up for Ilyce's YouTube channel, go to www.expertrealestatetips.net.