What to Do About Unpermitted Work When Buying or Selling a Home.

What to Do About Unpermitted Work When Buying or Selling a Home.

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What is Unpermitted Work?Unpermitted work is construction on a home that does not carry the necessary permits to make it legal per local ordinances. Additions to homes and finished basements are some of the most common.What should you do about unpermitted work when...

The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home

The Ins and Outs of Setting a Price for Your Home

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Everything has value. Especially your home.And when it comes to selling your home, assigning a price to that value is complicated. You made memories there. You’ve got a major financial interest in the place, too.Buyers think of value, but they’re more concerned...

21st Annual Spring Harbor Hop

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Kick off the 2018 boating season by participating in the 21st Annual Spring Harbor Hop, The Lake's largest Poker Hop on the water!Over 40 of The Lake's best waterfront Restaurants and Marinas will be set up as checkpoints for participants to draw a card and try to win...

Options for affording a down payment

Options for affording a down payment

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Do you dream of homeownership, but the thought of a down payment makes this dream unattainable? Don’t give up just yet, you have options.Check out these four mortgage loan programs that may make your homeownership dream a reality.

How to Pick The Best Offer When Selling a Home

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Things to Consider Before Picking an OfferYou are selling your home, and the first offers are coming in. It is an exciting time, and it can be tempting to jump on the first offer or even the highest offer immediately.But it is best to slow down for a moment and look...

10 bad habits that can cost homeowners in the long run

10 bad habits that can cost homeowners in the long run

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Every homeowner makes mistakes. The real trouble, however, starts when these blunders become habits that cost a lot of money over time. Some behaviors also create safety issues.If you're guilty of these bad habits, break them — pronto.

WAYS TO MAKE YOUR VACATION RENTAL READY FOR GUESTS

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Demand for vacation rental is constantly on the increase. More Americans prefer vacation homes over hotels, and the price is not the only determining factor for the trend. Bored with the professionalism of a hotel people are showing an inclination towards vacation...

BoatUS Spring Commissioning Checklist

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With boatyards, backyards, marinas, and clubs now coming to life, spring commissioning time has arrived. Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has a Spring Commissioning Checklist to help boaters start the season right.With boatyards, backyards,...

Pros & Cons of Owner Financing

Pros & Cons of Owner Financing

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Owner financing or seller financing refers to an arrangement where the seller or property owner offers to finance the buyer. The seller credits the buyer enough money to cover the price of the home, excluding the down payments. Thereafter, instead of the buyer...