David Lader discusses 4 Common Real Estate Questions

David Lader has dealt with all sorts of buyers, from many different walks of life. During that time, he’s noticed that many buyers – even those from divergent backgrounds – have similar questions when they first consider purchasing their own home. Here are some of the more common questions he’s received through the years…

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David Lader discusses 4 Common Questions About Selling A Home

Selling a home, much like buying a home, can be an arduous task filled with pitfalls and hidden difficulties. In this short article, David Lader will discuss the 4 most common questions he has come across when selling a home as well as buying them from private sellers.

How can I determine what my home is worth?

One of the best methods you can use to determine the value of your home is to get an appraisal. While appraisals sometimes have a large upfront cost, but it is worth it because an appraisal can be upheld in court. Expert appraisers will evaluate your home from a number of aspects including location, size of the home, and other factors.

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It is also possible to do your own price estimate, however there is a lot of work that goes into it and it is better in many ways to have a professional handle the appraisal, as there are many aspects of the process which can be missed if you are not trained.

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5) Reliability of Returns

Although it may be tempting to go for an investment with a chance of returning a huge amount of profit (i.e. stocks or bonds), these types of investments also come with a substantial risk of losing value. One of the best upsides of a real estate investment is that they can provide a steady, reliable return over the course of many years.

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4) Tax Benefits

There are many deductions that can be taken when tax time comes around as a result of a real estate investment. For example, any of the following are valid deductions: repairs and maintenance; home insurance; listing and agent fees; and travel time to perform repairs. Interest on mortgage payments is also deductible on properties which produce income.

David Lader’s 5 Simple Tips To Improve Home Value

If you are preparing to sell your home, or the thought has crossed your mind, you’ve likely wondered if there are any simple things you can do to improve home value. Not only does improving your home help you get more when you put it on the market, it gives the buyer a better value and, therefore, creates a happy customer. When both the buyer and the seller are pleased, transactions proceed quickly and smoothly…

5) A Fresh Coat of Paint

It’s amazing how much a fresh, new coat of paint can do for your home. Whether you decide to go all out and paint the exterior, or just paint a few of the main living spaces (living room, dining room, master bedroom, etc), a new coat of a neutral color can do wonders for the perceived value of a home.

David Lader’s Top 5 Ways to Get Along With Difficult Neighbors

 

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It’s an unfortunate circumstance when you find yourself living in close proximity to people who seem to go out of their way to bother you.  More often than not, they’re not doing it intentionally; they simply may not be aware that their behavior is irritating.  There are some simple steps you can take to resolve an issue with difficult neighbors before it becomes a serious conflict.

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