Miriam Wade

  • Everything A 'snowbird' Needs To Know About Active Adult Retirement Communities

    While retirement homes of yesteryear may have resembled the infamous Shady Pines of "Golden Girls" fame, today's communities are focused on the active and robust lifestyle of retirees. In fact, Del Webb lake communities prefer the term 'active adult communities' to fully embrace this growing trend.  What is an active adult retirement community? Retirement is not meant to be a time when you just sit at home, watch television, and wait for the grandkids to visit.
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  • 2 Tips For Evaluating Single-Family Homes For Investment

    There's never a better time to invest in real estate than when the interest rates are low. If you're handy or know people who are, single-family homes are a great place to start as the savvy investor has the potential to gain instant equity if they are willing to put in some work. Here are two factors to consider when looking for the right investment property. 1. Expand Your Definition of Ideal Location
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  • Tips For Evaluating A Neighborhood When Buying A Home

    Spending time analyzing a house is essential when purchasing property, but do you realize that you should also evaluate the neighborhood? The neighborhood is the area where you will live if you buy this specific home, and you will want to make sure you not only like the house but that you also love the community. Here are some tips to help you accomplish this in your search for a single-family home to buy.
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  • How To View A Home The First And Second Time

    A lot of people buy homes each year, but most people will not purchase a home until they view it two or three times. If you are buying a house, you should also view it at least two times before making your offer. Seeing a home once helps you know if you like it or not, but viewing it twice enables you to learn more about the house before committing to buying it.
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  • Avoid These 3 Common Mistakes When Leasing Office Space

    Renting out an office space is a sensible option for many growing businesses; an office suite rental can give your company a physical location in which to gather, conduct business, and be productive. Meanwhile, renting office space as opposed to buying it outright requires less of a commitment on your part. Still, there are a handful of common mistakes business owners make when seeking out an office rental. By being aware of these mistakes and how to best avoid them, you can have an easier time finding the office rental that's right for your organization.
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  • Want To Buy A Secure Home? 3 Things To Analyze Thoroughly

    Once you are ready to move out of your rental and into a home that you own, you will need to find a place to buy that satisfies your family. If you want to make sure that your family is safe and secure in the home, you should look for features that will help to provide this feeling.  After finding homes that meet your family's other needs, you can focus on several security-related features and details until you find a home that you want to make an offer on.
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  • Own An Apartment? How To Cater To People With Disabilities

    If you own an apartment complex, you are liable to do a variety of things including making sure that your apartment is safe for tenants and that you cater to people of all different types of lifestyles. One category of people that you should cater to are those with physical disabilities, but how?  Have Handicap Parking Having handicap accessible parking is one of the most basic things that you can do to create a disabled access apartment complex.
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  • 4 Reasons Not To Put Off Home-Buying Due To Coronavirus

    With many people stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, those looking to buy a new home in 2020 may feel that their plans have to be put on hold. But, in truth, 2020 is a great time for well-positioned buyers to snap up the right house. Why? Here are a few reasons not to wait. 1. Agents Work Virtually. Modern technology means that you, your real estate agent, and the home seller can all work without coming into much — or any — direct contact.
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  • What Does Your Real Estate Agent Want You To Know About Selling Your Home?

    Are you ready to list your home? If you're ready to sell, take a look at what your future real estate agent wants you to know about the process. The Agent Is an Expert There's a reason why home sellers hire an agent. If everyone could easily sell a home, no one would need the services of a real estate professional. Home sales are complicated processes that require expert attention.
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  • Buying a New Home? Top Ways a Real Estate Agent Can Help

    Finding a place to live can be a lot of work and take a lot of time. You'll want to ensure you make the right purchase because this is likely to be your most significant investment. If you need added assistance, you could start working with a real estate agent in your area. Knowing the benefits of choosing a professional of this type may be helpful. Here are four things a real estate agent can do to help you.
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