Need a Commercial Space with an Office and Shop? What to Know before You Buy or Lease

Posted on: 27 May 2016
If you're looking for a commercial property where you can have offices and a shop space, you'll want to work with a commercial real estate company to see what is available in the area. You also want to make sure that you are buying or leasing a building for a fair price and that the contract is reasonable. Here are a few things to talk with your agent about before you start checking out buildings.
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Answers To Common Questions About Mold

Posted on: 20 May 2016
Buying a house can be one of the most important commitments that you can make. However, there are a number of hazards that will need to be avoided to ensure that you are getting the best property possible for your money. In particular, mold can be a fairly common issue that can require expensive cleanup efforts to correct. Learning the answers to the following mold questions will help you to be better informed about this particular hazard.
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3 Ways To Negotiate For A Lower Commission From Your Real Estate Agent

Posted on: 11 May 2016
Choosing a real estate agent can be a difficult task. If you simply choose the agent with the lowest commission, then you risk hiring an estate agent without the necessary skills to sell your home for the highest price. If you choose the agent who offers to list your home with a higher price than other agents, you may pay a higher commission and still not get the amount that the agent implied you would get from your sale.
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What If Your Title Search Turns Up An Undiscovered Easement?

Posted on: 29 April 2016
You've finally found the perfect home, and you're in the process of closing on it. But when your real estate title services company runs a title search on the property, an easement you didn't know about is discovered. What does this mean and what can you do? First of all, easements are relatively common, and most don't cause a problem for the property owner, so you're likely to be fine. An easement simply gives someone else, like a utility company or a neighbor, the right to use part of your property as needed.
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