Thursday, November 12, 2020 / by Alexa Castellanos
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Home Offices: Should You Buy, Build or Work With What You Have?
If you run a home-based business, it’s important to have a dedicated office area that can be used solely for work-related matters — whether you choose to buy a new house with more space for your business, build onto your existing home, or convert a spare room into an office. For some tips on deciding which option is right for you and the needs of your business, read on!
Buying a New Home
Whether you’re out of spare rooms and living space, don’t have the time, money, or patience to renovate your existing house, or you’d like to relocate to a specific city or neighborhood that’s better fit for your business demographics, it may be time to buy a new home that meets your personal and professional needs. The team at Julie’s Realty can help you to find a property in your desired location and price range — but the ...
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 / by Suyapa Sauceda
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / by Suyapa Sauceda
Just revealed by developers, Natiivo, a 50-story tower is planned in downtown Miami.
It is the first project in Miami to be “powered by Airbnb,” with units designed for short term rentals in partnership with Airbnb. 25 percent of income will be charged by Natiivo for management, plus another 3% Airbnb listing fee.
Featuring 604 total units, with just above 400 privately owned condos to be sold and the remaining 200 units retained by the developer to rent as hotel rooms.
Prices will range from $300,000 to $1.2 million dollars.
Units that are developer owned will include robes, slippers, in-room laundry, and kitchens that can be stocked with local meal kits upon request. Fresh cut flowers and a dog walking service are also mentioned as features to guests and residents.
Check-in for patrons through Airbnb will be keyless through an app, making the process simple and also transparent for unit-owners to overview.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / by Suyapa Sauceda
As more and more people begin to look into buying a home and the lending restrictions begin to ease a bit, it’s important to make time to talk about closing costs and what new buyers can expect. The first distinction we need to make is that closing costs are not the same thing as a down payment. It might be surprising to hear that you’ll have to come up with the money to cover two separate costs up front, but that’s how the home buying process goes. Let’s have a look at what closing costs really are and what you can expect to pay.
Closing Costs 101
Closing costs are the fees that need to be paid when the home buying process ends. When it comes to a close, in other words, closing costs are due. The specifics about what you can expect to be included in these costs varies depending upon where you live, the loan you choose, and the property you decide to purchase. In general, however, there are a few things you can typically expect to pay
• Appra ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 / by Leon Zhivelev
5 Ways to Avoid Debt When Shopping for Your First Home
Contributed by Kay Carter
Shopping for a home can be an overwhelming experience for anyone. The entire process, from finding listings in your area to successfully obtaining a mortgage loan, is a complicated one that always seems to take a lot longer than we’d like. Buying a home can especially be confusing for first-time home buyers who just want to find their perfect starter home without going into a lot of debt in the process. Luckily enough, that’s not an impossible task. Here are five ways you can avoid debt while shopping for your first home.
1. Create a Budget
Before you start looking for a home, consider creating a strict budget and looking at properties that cost less than the amount you were approved for. What can you afford? Be realistic with this budget and stick to it. Make sure that you also have money set aside for closing costs, home insurance, a home warranty, and any repairs you&rsquo ...