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Create a Home Office That Supports Your Success

Image via Pexels If you work from home or run a business, then an office is an obvious asset. If you don’t have an office set up, you’ll need to decide whether to renovate or move to a new property. Consider the specific needs of your work to determine the best option for creating an […]

Invest in Real Estate, Invest in Your Education: A Guide to Flipping for Tuition

Image via Freepik Invest in Real Estate, Invest in Your Education: A Guide to Flipping for Tuition Embarking on higher education later in life can present significant financial challenges. Real estate flipping emerges as an innovative strategy to generate the funds necessary for achieving your college aspirations. Below, The James Silver Team provides critical insights […]

Year-Round Home Care: Essential Annual Maintenance Tasks

Image: Freepik As homeowners, it’s crucial to stay proactive in maintaining our homes to ensure their longevity and safety. Annual maintenance tasks are key to preventing costly repairs and maintaining property value. Here, we’ll explore some essential tips on the types of annual maintenance you should prioritize to keep your property well-maintained throughout the year. […]

Today’s Housing Market Is Nothing Like 15 Years Ago

There’s no doubt today’s housing market is very different than the frenzied one from the past couple of years. In the second half of 2022, there was a dramatic shift in real estate, and it caused many people to make comparisons to the 2008 housing crisis. While there may be a few similarities, when looking at key […]

This New House: A Guide to House Flipping for Seniors

Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you can’t continue to earn money as you did when you were half your age. As proof, statisticians studying demographic data say that more than 20% of those 65 or older are either working or actively seeking employment. Even in retirement, you can enjoy a healthy source of income […]

What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

After almost two years of double-digit increases, many experts thought home price appreciation would decelerate or happen at a slower pace in the last quarter of 2021. However, the latest Home Price Insights Report from CoreLogic indicates while prices may have plateaued, appreciation has definitely not slowed. The following graph shows year-over-year appreciation throughout 2021. December data has not yet […]

A 3-Step Downsizing Plan

  When it’s time to move to a smaller home, these tips will help you save the memories while minimizing clutter in your new place. Moving into a new house is often bittersweet. You are excited for the change, but sad to leave a home so full of memories. Downsizing can be even harder — […]

How to Create Your Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

Create a beautiful outdoor cooking space for relaxing and entertaining all summer long. As summer approaches and temperatures start to rise, no one wants to spend time inside sweating over a hot stove. With an outdoor kitchen, you can make the most of the beautiful warm nights by spending them with your friends and family. […]

Regain Your Garage: Simple Tricks for Getting Organized

A thoughtful approach to garage storage makes the most of this valuable space and keeps every necessity at your fingertips. If your house is bursting at the seams, or simply short on storage options, the solution may be as close as your garage. To make the best use of this space, however, you first need […]

How to Make an Offer on a House

  Among buyers who made an official offer on a home, 45% made multiple offers, according to Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report 2019 survey data. In fact, Generation Z and Millennial buyers are most likely to make multiple offers before purchasing a home. Putting an offer on a house can be complicated and stressful, especially for […]