May, 2011

Why Is Costa Rica Real Estate Is So Popular?

Costa Rica is a place where people can spend their free time with the family and friends and eventually retire. It is a place where people are friendly, where friends are easy to find, where the foods are organic and where we let our kids and grandkids play without worrying that something bad will happen to them. There are many reasons why people love this city but recently this place has gotten (more…)

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Ellicott City, MD – Town Profile and History

If you are looking for the perfect, eclectic fusion of where old time Maryland history meets savvy, suburban culture, then Ellicott City, Maryland just might be what you are looking for. Nestled in the quaint, woodsy confines mere paces away from the scenic forested river valley of the Patuxent River, Ellicott City, Maryland is full of history and charm. Notably one of the most affluent places (more…)

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How Technology Is Affecting Real Estate Today

We’ve seen the internet modernize Real Estate with the free flow of information, mass exposure for properties, and even inter-corporation data exchange. But how do these changes affect the big players in the market today? What does it mean for the client-agent relationship when an agent gets a call from a big player in the market? With the internet’s massive cache of information, such as transaction (more…)

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Where to Find Trailers, Mobile Homes, and FEMA Trailers

When you get to a certain age, it is only natural that most people want to stop renting or living under their parent’s roof. Just calling yourself a property owner has a great feeling to it-actually doing it is a whole other process. Now, while some people have dreams of owning a large house in a rural area, others merely want simple living quarters.

Many people just don’t have (more…)

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A Review of Appian Escrow

Opening the company doors in 1988, Appian Escrow has become one of Riverside’s top escrow companies. Offering excellent online resources, such as links to 3rd party companies that will be important in the home buying and selling process, Appian Escrow also offers their clients the ability to open escrow online, saving time for agents and for sale by owner clients alike. It is obvious that Appian (more…)

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10 Common Home Buyer Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you’re on the buying end or the selling end of a real estate deal, there’s a whole lot of money riding on the outcome. Listed here are a few common mistakes and how you might avoid making them yourself. In all of my time working in the Guelph Real Estate industry, I’ve come across the same painful mistakes that people make again and again.

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Your Responsibilities in a Strata Building

Buying an apartment or townhouse in a strata building places you in a different situation than owning your own home. Effectively, it means you own the walls of your home and everything inside them, but still have responsibility for some of the shared spaces in the building. This situation can be confusing — what is your responsibility when it comes to home insurance, parties, or even garbage (more…)

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Greater Victoria – Saanich

The largest municipality in Greater Victoria, Saanich claims a population of about 110,000. Located just to the north of Victoria, Saanich contains a mix of suburban and rural neighborhoods.

When Europeans first came to the area in the mid 1800’s they began clearing forests and establishing farms to supply the growing population of Victoria. Many heritage structures; farmhouses, (more…)

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The Ins and Outs of Escrow

Whenever you buy a home, escrow funds are deposited. But where do those funds go and what are the duties of the escrow holder? The Different Types of Escrow Escrow is one of those words that can be used as both a noun and a verb. You may hear it referred to as earnest money or you may hear someone say, “My property taxes are in escrow.” As a noun, it refers to funds, a bond, deed or even a (more…)

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Real Estate – Granada Nicaragua Evaluation

Granada Nicaragua real estate is developing fast along with the infrastructural developments in the country. The rates are much lower than the similar properties found worldwide in the international real estate market. Nicaragua in Latin America has one of the most spectacular South Pacific coasts that are treats for the visitors.

The country lies next door to Costa Rica and is (more…)

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