Real Estate Blog for Buyers & Sellers

Category: Real Estate Home Ownership (14 posts)

  • March 27, 2019
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

What to Look for in an Investment Property

Investing in real estate can be a great way to grow your wealth. However, in order to be a successful investor, you will need to identify the right properties to invest in. In particular, you will w

  • December 12, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Buying Your First Home: When Are You REALLY Ready?

Purchasing your first home is the dream of a lifetime and a massive investment toward your future. The process is full of hopes and aspirations but is also a huge commitment to take on. For those who

  • October 24, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Real Estate: Four Features of Profitable Rental Property

Investing in real estate can be a frightening task for a first-time buyer. While the rewards can be huge, there are also a number of risks that you will need to consider. However, if you know what to

  • October 10, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure You are ready to Buy a Home as a Recent College Graduate

If you are a recent college graduate, you might think that buying a home is still many years off, but that's not necessarily the case. If you dream of homeownership, even as a young adult, there may b

  • June 13, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Things to Consider Before Moving Into an Over-55 Community

Many people, as they approach retirement age and the kids are gone, begin thinking about downsizing. One of the more popular choices for reduction is moving to one of the over-55 communities that ar

  • May 23, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

How to Know If You Should Buy a Home or Continue Renting

While owning a home and a plot of land was once part of the 'American Dream' for many people, the times have shifted. The global financial crisis which resulted in a massive shift in the housing marke

  • March 28, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Five Things to Consider Before Flipping a House

House flipping can be a tempting way to make fast money, but not every fixer-upper has the potential to be profitable. Here's five things to consider before buying a property to flip. 1. Time Tele

  • January 24, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Looking to Invest? Pay Down Your Mortgage Instead

With all the gloomy news about pension plans in the press you may be worrying whether you should actually be investing in a pension plan or not. A new wave of thinking suggests possibly not. There may

  • January 10, 2018
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Buying a New Home vs an Existing Home

If you're planning on investing in real estate, then you're going to have two main options: to buy an existing home or buy a new home. An existing home is a house that has been lived in before, wherea

  • December 14, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Going Away for the Holidays? Protect Your Home against Burglars!

Burglars look for opportune moments to enter homes in search of valuables, and they don't take breaks for the holidays. In fact, many burglaries take place during the holidays, especially when people

  • September 28, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

7 Tips for Buying a Condominium

There are many advantages to living in a condominium. You aren't required to mow the grass or shovel the snow (if any). You have access to amenities such as pools and fitness centers. And you probably

  • April 27, 2016
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Thinking of Buying a Home? Ask Yourself These Questions

Many people simply assume that buying a home is always better than renting, but that is not always the case. Owning a home makes sense in certain circumstances, just as renting is a smart move in othe

  • August 26, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates – Refinance Your Mortgage Today!

Borrowers are loving the current record low interest rates, and homeowners stand to benefit even more.     If you bought your home more than a few years ago, you could probably benefit

  • June 29, 2015
  • Kelleway Real Estate Team

4 Ways To Make Your Backyard A Summer Haven

Enjoying your backyard in the summer months is a treat if you have been cooped up indoors during the cold and wet months. Here are four ways you can spruce up your yard and make it a summer haven. 1.