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How to Get your Dream Home at a Fair Price

June 10th, 2015

shutterstock_177503219.jpgHave you been looking for a new home for quite some time now? Do you feel as though you have a very good idea of the exact features you’re looking for in your new home? If so, you may also find it beneficial to know how to negotiate a fair price for your dream home.

The process of negotiating a final price in a home sale can be quite extensive, and when you feel as if you’ve found your dream ...

Factors that Determine a Home’s Value

June 10th, 2015

shutterstock_144910648.jpgAre you considering selling your home this spring? Are you certain of your home’s current value? If not, it’s essential that you take the time to determine just how much you can reasonably ask for your home.

Many homeowners overinflate the price of their home and, in doing so, they manage to scare off interested buyers because they miscalculated how much their home is actually worth in the c ...

Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

May 4th, 2015

shutterstock_175125923.jpgWhile it’s nearly spring, the cold weather in your area during the winter might have you thinking about finding a vacation home in a warm location that you can easily escape to when you need it. For many, vacation homes can be an excellent real estate investment.

At David Setter Realty, we strive to help each and every one of our clients find homes that fit their needs and preferences. At th ...

Pros & Cons: Renting, Buying, or Leasing?

May 4th, 2015

shutterstock_115953409.jpgWhen considering the best option for putting a sturdy roof over your head, there are many factors to consider. Depending on your personal situation, you might benefit from buying, renting, or securing a long-term lease.

At David Setter Realty, we pride ourselves on helping individuals from all backgrounds find a housing scenario that fits their unique needs. If you’re trying to decide which ...

The Closing Process

April 15th, 2015

shutterstock_187166876.jpgWhen it comes to finalizing a deal for a home, whether you’re buying or selling you’re going to want to become familiar with the steps of the closing process. Only after an offer has been accepted, all inspections have been completed, and all financing matters are in order can a deal officially be closed.

What Goes Into It

When searching for a new home, you’re likely to accumulate a good de ...

Pros & Cons: Fixed vs. Variable Mortgage Rates

April 8th, 2015

shutterstock_104419181.jpgWhen you’re looking to secure a deal on a new home, one of the most important considerations will be sorting through your mortgage rate options. As you’re doing so, you will most likely explore both fixed and variable mortgage rates. Here are some tips that might help you make the choice that’s best for you:

Pros of Fixed Rates

One of the reasons many people opt for fixed rate mortgages is ...

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling your Home

March 15th, 2015

shutterstock_171185072.jpgHow long have you been living in your current home? Are you going to have trouble detaching when you eventually sell and move into a new home? It can be tough to view your house as a commodity when you’re looking back on all those cherished memories.

Unfortunately, selling your home means you’ll have to move through those nostalgic moments while sprucing it up before you put it on the market ...

Energy Conservation Tips for your Home

March 4th, 2015

As you know, energy costs can add up quickly, especially during the winter months. The colder weather means that you’re going to work harder to keep your home warm, and keeping up with rising energy costs can be stressful for many homeowners.

Regardless of the season, there are many ways in which you can reduce energy use in your home. Here are a few simple energy conservations tips:

Utiliz ...

Planning a Successful Move

February 15th, 2015

shutterstock_134365157.jpgAre you getting ready to move out of your old home into a new one that is better suited to fit your growing family? If so, there are a number of things you can do to prepare yourself for a successful move. Regardless of whether you’re moving from an apartment to a home, or vice versa, moving can be much more difficult than you might anticipate.

If you’re going to be moving out of your home i ...

How to Make the Most of Investment Properties

February 1st, 2015

shutterstock_129086126.jpgAre you looking for your next great real estate investment? Have you been on the lookout for profitable investment properties for some time now? When looking at potential real estate investments, it’s crucial that you consider the risk associated with each and every property you’re interested in.

The risk associated with any investment property can generally be thought of as the amount of ti ...

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