Timing Real Estate

Timing Your Real Estate Purchase

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Joanheighes As a follow on from last month’s article about the current market, this month I would like to address whether now is really the right time to buy, or ultimately could it cost you more if you wait!  To help we need to answer the question, “Why are you buying?”.  If you are purchasing a home as an investment property and you plan to rent it, there is currently a huge demand for affordable rentals. It could be worth …



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Joanheighes Welcome back to my column everyone!  Last month we talked about preparing your home for market, so this month I would like to discuss how to locate, identify and purchase your new home.    Before you start looking at properties there are four main questions to consider. First, what is the purpose of this new property?  Will it be your primary residence, a second home, or perhaps an investment property with income potential?  Second question, what is on the list of your “wants” and “needs” for the property?  Are …

Smart Homes: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

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Joanheighes I’ve been seeing articles more and more on Smart Homes and how the good comes with the bad. I personally love all the “smart” features in my home. I love that I can check the weather, listen to music, turn off lights and even set the alarm. I must admit that I use all these things blindly and just …

7 Water-Saving Tips for Your Yard

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Joanheighes Looking for a lush, gorgeous yard, but not happy about guzzling tons of water? The following tips can help you keep your yard stunning and your water consumption low. Don’t drown. The greatest waste of water comes from applying too much, too often; much of the water is never absorbed. Instead of watering for one long session, water a …