Do the Due: A Complete Due Diligence Guide and Checklist for Homebuyers

HomeLight

As a buyer, that means you have to do your due diligence from both a practical and contractual perspective. What does due diligence mean in residential real estate? That’s why we’ve put together this guide to due diligence for a homebuyer.

5 Major Benefits Of Purchasing Pre Construction Homes

Realty Biz

Within the Canadian real estate market, pre construction homes are all the rage. As the name suggests, these are bought prior to the construction of the home. Usually, people opt for condos in new buildings that are under construction. Home Builders/Developer's pre construction

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Building a House? A Simple Guide to the Home Building Process

Redfin

However, managing the construction process isn’t always easy. Unless you have a lot of cash on hand, you’re likely going to need some sort of third-party financing to afford the cost of construction on a new home. Home construction is a highly regulated process.

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Buying Land to Build a House

Realty Biz

Subdivisions: The developers of large subdivisions tend to sell directly to home builders. This is a very efficient method for these developers because the builders buy in bulk and have the financing in place. After construction, the lot price becomes a part of the home price.

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Meet the Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur: Bryan Chong from PocketBuildings

GeekEstate

PocketBuildings is a platform that allows commercial real estate professionals to develop, manage, and transact faster by organizing the extensive visual content for their portfolios. This week, we interviewed Bryan Chong from PocketBuildings.

Land Surveys: What to Know About a Property Survey

Realty Biz

This can help when you are looking to start a construction project on the land. Construction Surveyors. When civil engineers are constructing things like roads, they need to know the exact position of all the land features. Construction Surveys. A Land Survey Explained.

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How Commercial Real Estate Investors Are Weighing Climate Change When Planning Future Business Strategies

RIS Media

“I am aware that businesses are concerned about locating or staying in California, Florida, New York, New Jersey and Boston due to climate issues,” says RE/MAX Town & Country’s Bruce Ailion-.

Home, Sour Home: How Homebuyers Can Avoid a ‘Lemon’

HomeLight

Many new construction homes come with a home warranty from the builder. That’s why due diligence on the part of a homebuyer is vital. Research the builder and development. In life we’re often encouraged to make lemonade out of lemons.

Buying a House in Atlanta? Be Ready for Hot Summers and Hot Market

HomeLight

Many communities in Atlanta, especially in the suburbs, are subdivisions or planned unit developments. But if you change your mind after the due diligence period is over, you could lose your earnest money deposit.).

11 Types of Real Estate Investments for Aspiring Investors

HomeLight

While platforms such as GoFundMe and Kickstarter are typically used to assist individuals or small groups with personal causes or new business ventures, real estate crowdfunding lets you and other investors pool your resources to fund real estate developers.

Hit Them With Your Best Shot: How Much to Offer on a Short Sale

HomeLight

In this case, the research and development phase begins, to determine what a fair-market value would be. This means a short sale could require more due diligence on the buyer’s behalf. You know that old saying, “when one door closes, another one opens”?

Shingles Looking Worn? A Complete Cost Guide to Replacing Your Roof

HomeLight

Methodology: Thumbtack’s roofing cost estimates are based on data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) , the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ), International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), U.S.

Can Balconies, Bigger Lobbies, and Package Rooms Help Save Public Housing?

Curbed

Peterson Rich Office walks us through an idea, developed with the Regional Plan Association, that calls for adaptive reuse and infill on NYCHA campuses. Cooper Park was to be the site of a NextGen infill development, which recently stalled due to pushback from residents and local officials.

The Best Ways to Invest in Real Estate Shared by 3 Full-Time Investors

HomeLight

In addition, he also does land development, new construction , and even small retail investments. Whichever type of investment you decide to pursue, you owe it to yourself to do your due diligence and research your options.

Miami Real Estate Market & Investment Overview 2020

Norada Real Estate

months is considered a balanced housing market but due to the ongoing crisis, the demand somehow meets the current supply. The entire South Florida housing market — and Miami in particular — saw a decline in sales over the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Navigating the Slopes and Market in The New Silicon Valley: How to Buy a House in Salt Lake City

HomeLight

Salt Lake City is home to several well-known festivals, although as of February 2021, cultural events have been scaled back or gone virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Envision yourself at the top of a mountain looking down into a valley of opportunity.

Best Real Estate Websites For Buyers And Sellers In 2020

Norada Real Estate

Instead, we’re going to focus on the best real estate websites that make it easier to perform due diligence when researching properties and simplify the process of finding, vetting, and managing tenants.

Boston Real Estate Market & Investment Overview 2020

Norada Real Estate

This is due to Boston's diversified economic base. And there are areas we can expect to see significant appreciation due to the sheer demand for affordable housing with easy access to major arteries or public transit. This is due to Boston's diversified economic base.