Handymen VS. Contractors: The Difference Between Them and How to Choose

People often confuse handymen and contractors. While they may share some similarities, there are several critical differences between handymen and contractors that you should know before hiring either one. This article will discuss those key differences to help you make an informed decision about which one you need for your next project. A Handyman VS. […]

5 Tips For Moving

Moving to a new place is a very exciting step that we take in our lives. It gives us the opportunity to start fresh and build up from the bottom. However, along with the elation of the move comes the stress and commotion of having to carry out the actual moving process. We have come […]

Reasons Why People Move To A New Home

What makes people switch from one place to another? What is it that persuades couples to relocate to a new home? There may be a number of reasons, such as, finances, security, lifestyle, etc. According to the latest research conducted by Centre for Cities in residential housing, we have highlighted below a few insights into […]

Tips for a Smooth Move

Take Notes For Your Move Contact Information Make sure to note the name of your shipping company, contact information, shipment registration number, and van foreman. That way if you need to contact or communicate with them about questions you can have the information available.

Things to Look For in a Real Estate Agent

Experience Level Sometimes you just can’t beat or replace the positives that come along with experience. Especially when buying or selling a home, you want to deal with a professional who has enough transactions under their belt to give you the confidence that you are making the right decision. If you try working with someone […]

Real Estate 101

Definition and Demographics of Real Estate: Real Estate, also known as realty, is defined as land plus anything permanently fixed to it, including buildings, sheds and other items attached to the structure. There are different classifications of real estate such as raw land, residential, commercial, and industrial. Types of real estate include but are not […]

Quick Tips to Selling a Home

Make the House Show Well Clean up the clutter. If there are minor upgrades and repairs you can do, often, they can help re-sale value. Sometimes, if there is enough of a return, it may make sense to do some re-modeling as well. Overall, just make sure your house looks good, clean, presentable, and make […]

Quick Tips to Buying and Selling Homes at the Same Time

Meet with your Agent Early On Buying and selling a home simultaneously can be a bit of a juggling act. If you want to be able to pull it off effectively, the sooner you can meet with an agent to put together a concise game plan, the better. If you are buying and selling in […]

Quick Tips to Buying a Home

Start with a Budget- Knowing how much money you want to pay for a home will keep you focused on picking the right home for you and your family. A lender can help you to get pre-approved and give you an idea of your level of affordability. Just because you are approved up to a certain […]

Address Changes: Tips and Tricks

I’m moving and I know the pain is coming. Mail, credit, banking, travel…it all has to update. One day I put my old zip code in the gas pump, the next day it is my new zip code. Timing is everything. The Cransten Moving Concierge here to talk about address changes. Of course your bank […]