Archive for July, 2015

What a Deal! Island Homes for Sale at Drop-Dead Discounts!

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The good news is, yes, you read that headline correctly: there are drop-dead gorgeous oceanfront island vacation homes on sale for you right now—this summer! The bad news, however, (depending on your vacation and travel plans) is that these homes for sale aren’t as convenient (geographically speaking) as some others. They are in Greece. There’s […]

Melbourne Homebuyers’ Credit Score Concerns Often Overblown

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Most Americans have now arrived at the conclusion that it is a good time to buy a home. That’s the top line analysis from one of the country’s major mortgage creators, but there’s a secondary finding about credit scores that could also have a sizeable impact on Melbourne real estate activity. Some would-be Melbourne homeowners […]

A Businesslike Decision—Switching Your Melbourne Realtor®

Monday, July 27th, 2015

It’s true of any commercial offering: sometimes a perfectly saleable item doesn’t move off the shelves as rapidly as predicted. Real estate is no exception—not every Melbourne home is sold as quickly as its owner and the property’s Realtor® wish. When that happens, and the term of the original listing expires, an important decision must […]

Think Like a Skeptic When Picking a Melbourne Home for Sale

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

If you are among this July’s consumers who are actively shopping for a home for sale in Melbourne, you have probably already taken a look at the Melbourne listings and most likely jotted down some addresses you’d like to examine in detail. Then, if you find yourself in the happy situation of finding more than […]

Real Estate Investment News Items Reflect Wide Gains

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Last week’s reporting showed the same kind of upward movement that’s become commonplace for Melbourne real estate investment news watchers. A standout: Corelogic’s finding that national home prices in May increased by 6.3%, marking the 39th consecutive monthly year-over-year increase. Actually, to a lot of us, that looked stronger than expected: the steady increase in […]

Melbourne Homes for Sale Get Boost from National Forecast

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Suppose you are a Melbourne homeowner who intends to move to a different home eventually, but for the moment, you aren’t under any particular deadline pressure that would dictate when you have to put your home on the market. In that case, you’re likely to keep tabs on overall market conditions, awaiting what looks like […]

A Property Manager Can be a Landlord’s Key Resource

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

At first blush, deciding to hire a Melbourne professional property manager may seem counter-productive. Whether you bought the property you will be renting out specifically for that purpose, or else are simply holding onto your former home rather than selling it, the expense of employing a Melbourne property manager will materially reduce the cash benefit […]

Melbourne Real Estate Marketing is a Risky DIY Project

Friday, July 17th, 2015

If you are bound and determined to try to sell your Melbourne house without the aid of a real estate professional, you will quickly discover that one critical element that can’t be overlooked is marketing. Just planting a ‘For Sale by Owner” (FSBO) sign on the front lawn and taking an 8-line classified ad in […]

Four Foolproof Steps to Increasing Your Melbourne Property’s Value

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

As soon as you decide that you will be putting your Melbourne property up for sale—whether soon or at some point in the foreseeable future—it’s also time to get strategic about growing your property’s value—starting with a generous dollop of objectivity. The difficulty stems from a truth about how everybody perceives much of their property’s […]

Title Issues to Examine before Decisions are Made

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

When it comes to making legal distinctions, the ones connected with buying and selling Melbourne houses have lasting consequences—so it’s important that they be the intentional kind. Although Three Dog Night might have sincerely believed that One is the Loneliest Number—that’s not necessarily the case when it comes to the title of a Melbourne home. […]