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Should I Buy A Geothermal System For My Home? Geothermal Heating & Cooling Systems or geothermal heat pumps are heating and cooling systems for your home that utilize the stable temperature found below the surface of the earth.

Should I Buy A Geothermal System For My Home?

Below the surface of the earth temperatures remain relatively stable as compared to the surrounding air temperature. Depending on the location the temperature below the ground stays at a consistent 50 – 60 degrees Fahrenheit. How Do Geothermal Systems Work? Geothermal systems use pumps to cycle water into pipes that have been buried in a home’s yard. Best Google+ Real Estate Articles From The Month Of April 2017. Each month you can find outstanding real estate articles on Google Plus where industry professionals have shared their knowledge and wisdom in the hope of better-educating buyers, investors, and sellers.

Best Google+ Real Estate Articles From The Month Of April 2017

Sometimes these experts also share to help each other or better educate our industry on specific topics too. This month there has been a wide variety of killer content produced and shared on G+ to aid real estate consumers. With so many fantastic articles to choose from, it was tough paring down the list to those that made the list this month! No reason to delay so let’s go ahead and take a look at some of the very best real estate articles on G+ this month. It is a question that has come up for generations and is worth delving into again to provide this generation clear guidance and market understanding.

Bill also explains how some states refer to dual agency as what others refer to as designated agency over at Realty Times. April 2017 Real Estate Roundup - Great Reads Not To Miss. In case you missed any of the great real estate reads from the month of April here are some to catch up on.

April 2017 Real Estate Roundup - Great Reads Not To Miss

Whether you are selling, buying a home or luxury home, or just have a keen interest in real estate all of these blog articles are packed with information and knowledge that won’t leave you wanting. Hope you enjoy and feel free to add any articles at the bottom of the list that you think are notable real estate articles from the month of April 2017. What Is Dual Agency In A Real Estate Transaction? Dual agency is the activity where one real estate agent represents both the home seller and the home buyer in the same transaction. In a majority of real estate transactions the homebuyer and home seller each have their own real estate agent representing their own interests. House Marketing In A Social Media World. The Legal Requirement To Call A Room A Bedroom. 9 Essential Tips For Success With An Estate Sale. Estate Sale Basics What To Know About Estate Sales – 9 Essential Tips An estate sale involves the sale of most or all the belongings of an estate or a family, and most often happens when the head of the estate passes away.

9 Essential Tips For Success With An Estate Sale

Something must be done with all the belongings and/or property, and selling it is usually the most practical way to dispose of it. An estate sale may also involve the sale of a home or other property. People often use the term “estate sale” in different ways. Estate sales are typically conducted by an auctioneer when it comes to liquidating possessions and a real estate agent when it comes to the actual house. Assessing the value of property, organizing items for display and making sure everything is well coordinated as part of an auctioneer’s job description. If you own specialized, rare or expensive property for your sale, an estate sale expert can be incredibly important for determining the right asking price. March 2017 Real Estate Roundup - Articles For Home Buyers/Sellers. Once again we are bringing you the best of the best information when it comes to buying and selling a home.

March 2017 Real Estate Roundup - Articles For Home Buyers/Sellers

The topics covered by our collection touch on several items and aim to help people make sound decisions for their real estate needs. Whether you are a pet owner in the market for a home, a fan of golf considering a place on a top course, or someone considering their first purchase, we have great information for you. The articles are detailed enough to cover each topic but not so long that you will feel like it is a chore to finish the info. Enjoy! Selling and Buying a Home at the Same Time Smart Tips To Follow. Ahhhh, to be a first time home buyer again, and only having to worry about buying a home.

Selling and Buying a Home at the Same Time Smart Tips To Follow

Now as a move up buyer or a downsizer now you need to worry about selling and buying a home at the same time. It certainly can be stressful to balance the two simultaneous real estate transactions. Best Google+ Real Estate Published March 2017. Best of Google Plus Real Estate This month we have some great contributions for our round-up of real estate articles from Google+.

Best Google+ Real Estate Published March 2017

In order to provide quality information to a number of clients, we have information for sellers, buyers, and even homeowners. February 2017 Real Estate Roundup. Getting A Mortgage For Your Luxury Home When getting a home ready for sale there quite a few steps to take in order to make sure the home is ready for buyers.

February 2017 Real Estate Roundup

If there are pets living in the home some extra steps should be taken to make sure the home is ready for buyers to visit. Xavier De Buck provides some great tips to help with getting a house ready when you have pets. Tackle the major pet issues as pointed out by Xavier and your home sale will be that much closer to success. 2017 Flooring Trends. Awesome Google+ Real Estate Articles From February 2017. Each and every month here on Bill Gassett’s Massachusetts Real Estate News website, we highlight some of the best real estate articles from the month. 2017 is off to a blazing start and there has been a ton of great real estate content.

Awesome Google+ Real Estate Articles From February 2017

Picking this months recap of the best real estate articles from February and end of January was very difficult. In this months recap of the top real estate articles, you’ll find helpful articles for buyers, sellers, and also for other real estate professionals. Read on and enjoy some fantastic recaps of some of the top real estate articles from the past month! Helpful Kitchen and Open House Staging Tips. Excellent Real Estate Reads From Jan-Feb 2017. One of the things I enjoy doing when I am blogging is featuring other share-worthy content.

Excellent Real Estate Reads From Jan-Feb 2017

There are a lot of real estate bloggers out there who go unnoticed. Part of the problem is they may not spend any time promoting their content. Others don't know the first thing about SEO - so even though they might have excellent content, nobody ever finds it. Without further ado, I am going to share a few articles that are worth your time checking out. Tips For Picking Real Estate Professionals When Selling Or Buyer A Home. When buying or selling a home there are a number of different professionals involved in the process. These professionals are involved in critical parts of the real estate transaction that in order to be successful having the best and brightest is important. One of the main reasons for bringing in the best professionals possible is that the buying or selling of a home is usually one of the largest transactions a person will have in their lifetimes. As a result home buyers and sellers would like everything to go perfectly so that their investment in a home can keep itself going over the long haul.

With that in mind the following tips below will help home buyers and sellers choose the best professionals to help make sure the transaction is a successful one. A First Time Home Buyer Guide To Homeowners Insurance. Protect Your Belongings With The Right Home Insurance Policy For the first time home buyer there is a lot of information to learn and understand before signing a mortgage. One item of importance is the homeowners insurance policy. Considering the enormous cost of an average home, it goes without saying that the majority of people could not afford to pay for the replacement of a house in the event of a disaster.

That is why it is so important to have a good insurance policy that takes care of all your needs. Learn what makes up a homeowners insurance policy so that when the time comes to purchase one, you have a better idea of what coverages you’re looking for. Meeting Lender’s Requirements Although there is no state or federal law requiring homeowners to have a specific insurance policy, if you finance a home the lender will indeed require an insurance policy. Here are the main ways that an insurance policy can benefit you: January 2017 Great Real Estate Articles. Getting A Mortgage For Your Luxury Home Whether you don’t want to tie up cash in a home since you can get a better rate of return elsewhere or have your funds tied up in your business and you don’t want to let that hinder you from buying a luxury home Paul Sian a top real estate agent in Indian Hill, Ohio talks about getting a mortgage for your luxury home in his article.

Mortgages for luxury homes are a bit different than a mortgage for a traditional home. Due to larger amounts involved with a luxury mortgage and the fact that government backed mortgage purchasers will not guarantee those loans banks must loan money out of their own accounts. As a result mortgage lenders for luxury mortgages are a little more cautious and the process can take a little more time than normal. Check out the article about getting a mortgage for your luxury home purchase and learn what exactly is involved. 10 Smart Reads For The Successful Real Estate Agent Escrow Money/Earnest Money Explained Author.

What Is A Tiny House? You may have heard of the Tiny Home movement and been curious about what exactly is a tiny home and why would anyone want one. A tiny home generally is a home that is generally under 500 square feet. Tiny homes contain all the features of a regular home including bathroom, kitchen, dining and sleeping areas. Tiny homes are generally designed to be energy efficient and usually built with green materials. One of the goal of the tiny home movement is to reduce the environmental impact of housing both in terms of the actual building of the home as well as through reduced energy consumption while the home is in use.

Not only is money saved through energy efficiency but the total overall cost of the tiny home can be much lower than that of a traditional house. Tiny homes are generally built to last as long as a traditional home would. They are more mobile. Tiny Homes and Zoning. 10 Real Estate Instagram Accounts To Follow! Instagram is one of those great visual social media platforms that prioritizes sharing great pictures over everything else. Whether you are taking great pictures of the sunrise, a pet or of something new you just bought people love seeing and sharing pictures and do so with people all over the world with Instagram. Realtors, many of whom are no stranger to social media, have also embraced the Instagram platform to help connect with their clients, peers, friends and more. Check out some of these great Instagram accounts from Realtors around the world. 1. Superb Real Estate Articles From January 2017. Whether buying or selling a house it is important to have great information to help you make an informed decision that is right for you and your family.

Must Read Real Estate Articles From 2016. Real Estate Tech Trends To Know About. 9 Great Resources For Selling Your Home During Holidays. 28 Great Real Estate Reads From 2016. Ryan Fitzgerald By Ryan Fitzgerald With more than 2.5 million blog posts being published every day, it can be difficult to sort through the noise. Incredible Real Estate Blog Articles From 2016. 10 Tips To Finding The Best Real Estate Brokerage To Join. Real Estate Survey Explained. Everything You Need To Know About Closing Costs. As a rule buyers and sellers know what to expect and what they will get in the home buying/selling process. Before going too deep into the process a buyer should consult his mortgage specialist or real estate agent about what the closing costs may be. This also refers to the seller. There are some closing costs that may be negotiated to be paid by the other party.

In fact buyers have a higher number of costs to pay. Great Google Plus Real Estate Articles From November 2016. Great Google + Real Estate Articles From August 2016. Great Google+ Real Estate Articles From October 2016.