Real Estate Guide
  • Commercial Properties That Save The Earth

    When you’re building a commercial property, you obviously need to ensure it will serve its function for the kind of businesses that would buy it. However, there’s another important factor to think about too. Being green is now more important than ever for modern business owners. A lot of the most sought-after commercial properties come ready to function in an energy-efficient way. Here are some possible improvements for an eco-friendly... [Continue Reading]

    What It Really Takes To Get A House Ready To Sell

    Buying into a home for investment purposes is a big deal. So is selling the home you live in. Whatever reason you’ve got a home you want to sell, you want to do it right. So you need to understand what’s actually going to add value to it. Or, horror of horrors, take that value away. There are a lot of guides that can give you very specific advice. However, we’re going to boil it down into some very simple points. Below are the four... [Continue Reading]

    How to Enjoy the Best Possible Commercial Premises

    When it comes to running a business, it’s easy to get bogged down in things like figures and profit margins. And these things are important, of course they are. But, there are other elements to business that are also hugely important that you will need to take the time to sort out. Think about what you need to do to help the company grow. You need to try to bring customers through the door and generate sales for the business. You also need to... [Continue Reading]

    A property to match your SME: a how-to guide

    Finding a property that’s perfect for your retail business is one of the greatest balancing acts you’ll have to face, especially if you’re an SME. Finances won’t match up with aspirations, locations won’t be as great as you first thought, and the nooks and crannies in a seemingly perfect shop floor will reveal a variety of, shall we say, quirks that you hadn’t initially noticed. Choosing the right property is a... [Continue Reading]

    3 Advantages To Buying Real Estate Abroad

    Image by Flickr If waking up to white sands and the sounds of crashing waves sounds appealing, buying property abroad could be for you. It’s a chance to branch out from the confines of your hometown and open your eyes to a world of potential. A house, apartment or bungalow overseas can encourage you to do more traveling by giving you a permanent base to start from. It’s an opportunity that many people wish they could utilize, but are not... [Continue Reading]

    Mistakes Homeowners Make When Adding Value To Their Property

    Homeowners are always trying to add value to their properties. And, why not? There is a chance that they will get an offer that is too good to refuse because of the added features. But, there is a myth among homeowners that any feature will add value. That isn’t true, and it is something that all property owners need to understand before they continue. There are risks and mistakes to make, and it is important to avoid them to get a return on... [Continue Reading]

    Interesting Real Estate Alternatives You Should Know About

    If you’re the kind of person that likes to think outside the box, maybe your home should reflect that. There are so many alternative and marginal housing options out there that most people don’t even consider. But you should, so here are five of them. Shipping Container Homes The great thing about making your new home out of a shipping container is that they come fully formed. And that’s not something you can say about most new... [Continue Reading]

    Lessons For A Pain-Free Closing On Your Home

    So you've finally found somewhere new to live. All that's left is to do is close the sale. But there's a lot of things that can go wrong at this late stage. And the ramifications can be dire. So what lessons can we learn from those who learnt the hard way? Check All Documentation Sellers often find themselves in a lot of trouble because they didn't take the time to check their documentation. Perhaps they were in a rush and didn't... [Continue Reading]

    Planning Out a Log Home Build Made Easy

    For many people, building their own home is a dream. So, why not make it a reality. More and more people are turning to log homes as a way to live naturally and sustainably in a more authentic way. Read on to find out what you should do when planning the build. Image Source Draw Up Plans with an Architect Building a home might be a big construction job, but it all starts with ideas, pencils and some paper. For many people, the planning process is... [Continue Reading]

    Real Estate News
  • After the 'Brexit' vote, potential winners and loser in real estate
    Foreign buyers of London real estate will get increased value in purchasing properties as a result of a depreciating sterling. “This will now create a short-term buying opportunity for U.S. dollar- and euro- based property investors,” said Peter ...

    Erie County real estate transactions
    493 Niagara, Peter Lacongo to Alice Damato, $101,000. • 360 Roesch Ave., Richard C. Moore II to Brenda Velazquez, $95,000. • 114 Fifteenth St., Better Buffalo Properties II to Suffoletto Real Estate, $93,000. • 26 Ridgewood Drive, Eugenia Drogoszewski; ...

    Have a plan for the family real estate
    A few weeks ago, we took a family vacation to Panama City Beach, Fla. The ocean was wondrous. Like many wide-eyed tourists, we picked up real estate magazines and day-dreamed about owning a second home near the beach. In spectacular East ...

    Will Brexit Turn London into a Real Estate Hot Spot?
    Crescent Petroleum Chief Executive Officer Majid Jafar discusses opportunities in oil with Bloomberg's Yousef Gamel El-Din in Dubai and Anna Edwards in London on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." Jafar says he doesn't see a big impact from Brexit on ...

    REAL ESTATE: Searching for affordable places to rent is no easy task
    Asking rents for Orange County apartments averaged $1,753 a month during the first quarter of 2016, according to Reis Inc., a New York-based real estate and economic data firm. That was up $63 a month from the same period in 2015. In Los Angeles ...

    London's Brexit pains could mean American luxury real estate's gains
    American luxury real estate brokers are hoping Brexit will lead to money flowing to high-end properties on this side of the Atlantic. The post-Brexit vote selloff in equities took a particularly heavy toll on British homebuilder shares. For example ...

    Old-fashioned bidding wars still happen in real estate
    From left, new home owner Jenny Lal, chats with her real estate agent Lisa Alper-Russo in the kitchen of a home at 1 Seagarden Drive, in Linwood, that recently sold, Friday, June 24, 2016. The house started a bidding war between two buyers, and the ...

    Real estate update: The 'Prince of Montauk' saga continues
    We recently ran a story about the self-proclaimed 'Price of Montauk' Dylan Eckardt changing up the landscape of the East End with real estate deals that are making some people a little, well, uncomfortable. Eckardt has made a lot of noise in the ...

    Where Technology Meets Real Estate
    The official description of this past week's Realcomm conference [held June 21-24] is heavy on industry jargon. It purports to be about "the intersection of technology, innovation and real estate operations." But Lisa Woods added juice to the jargon ...

    New Real Estate Bubble?
    Out on the town I'm always asked a few questions about real estate, mostly “How's the market?” It's the follow-up question where it really gets interesting. The last seven years have seen a surge in the metro Denver real estate market as record numbers ...

    Real estate transfers, 6/26
    Havel B. Beard Estate to Edward R. and Marilyn L. Zimmerman, 1327 Kreiser St., $125,000. Narrows Glen Inc. to Augustine M. Wanjiku and Hannah N. Chege, property on Nancy Lee Avenue, $232,005. Suzanne S. Ehrgood Estate to Meredith S. Fields, ...