When you're searching for a new home, there are a number of things to take into consideration. Few will impact your long-term happiness like its location. The neighborhood you choose is critical for many reasons including your lifestyle goals, transportation concerns, and resale value.
While the vibe of your new neighborhood is important, you'll also want to make sure you're choosing a safe location. Doing some research will give allow you peace of mind. These five tips will help you determine whether your potential new neighborhood is safe for you and your family.
Buying a home is one of the biggest commitments you'll ever make. Working with a realtor who is familiar with the local area will ensure your bases are covered. If you would like some help finding your dream home, please don't hesitate to give us a call at 800.793.5393 or reach out to one of our professional real estate agents at Montague Miller & Co.
The real estate market is competitive and as a home seller, you want your home to stand out from the other listings in your area. It's possible to delight potential buyers without carrying out major renovations.
Here are five changes you can make so buyers fall in love with your home.
When the time is right, reach out to one of our professional real estate agents at Montague Miller & Co and we'll schedule a meeting to discuss selling your home.
Both financially and emotionally, a housing choice is a major milestone and a significant transaction. It is essential to work with a professional that you trust and who can guide you expertly through a complicated process. REALTORS® are indisputably the leaders of the real estate industry – we subscribe to a Code of Ethics that ensures clients' priorities are always protected, and we pursue in-depth education on all issues that could affect your ability to buy, sell, or rent a property.
Not every broker, agent or sales associate is a REALTOR®. What's the difference between a REALTOR® and a non-REALTOR®? It's simple. It's a commitment to YOU and YOUR BEST INTERESTS. Virginia REALTORS® have pledged to:
More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They're evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and protection for our families through the evolving health crisis. Today, 65.3% of Americans are able to call their homes their own, a rate that has risen to its highest point in 8 years.
June is National Homeownership Month, and it's a great time to reflect on the benefits of owning your own home. Below are some highlights and quotes recently shared by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). From non-financial to financial, and even including how owning a home benefits your local economy, these items may give you reason to think homeownership stretches well beyond a sound dollars and cents investment alone.
Owning a home brings families a sense of happiness, satisfaction, and pride.
Buying a home is also an investment in your family's financial future.
Homeownership is even a local economic driver.
The benefits of homeownership are vast and go well beyond the surface level. Homeownership is truly a way to build financial freedom, find greater satisfaction and happiness, and make a substantial impact on your local economy. If owning a home is part of your dream, connect with a Montague Miller & Co real estate professional today so you can begin the homebuying process.
Keeping Current Matters June 1, 2020