24 Green Upgrade Ideas For Your House

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Implementing some "green" upgrades in a home you own is almost always a great investment -- first, because it can often save you money as the homeowner, and second, because more and more buyers are looking for...
How To Create An Urban Garden: 17 Considerations

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Gardening is good for the mind, body, and soul - there's something about growing and caring for a plant that makes so many aspects of life feel richer. People who live in suburban or rural areas usually have...
9 Types Of Mortgage Loans To Consider

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If you've never bought a home before, the sheer number of mortgage loan options can be overwhelming. What's the difference between a conventional loan and a government loan, and should you go with an...
Starter Homes vs. Dream Homes

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Unsure where to begin with your first home? Commonwealth Properties Broker Prescott White gives you a quick lesson on starter homes vs. dream homes. Which is right for you?
18 Tips For When You're Stuck In Escrow

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In real estate, escrow refers to the window of time between a buyer's offer being accepted and meeting the seller at the closing table to sign the finance and title transfer documents and receive the keys to...
9 Reasons To Sell Your Home in 2019

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Real estate has been lodged in a hot seller's market in most of the country for a few years now -- but as you've probably heard, the market is shifting toward more of a balanced or even a buyer's market. Home...
What Are Closing Costs and Who Pays Them?

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You know the sale price for a parcel of property – so that's the total cost, right? The truth is, there are several financial details which need to be taken into account to determine how much you'll be...
10 Things To Know About Home Value Estimates

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There's a reason why estimating a home's value is a specialized process that's typically executed by a licensed professional (also known as an appraiser) -- it's not easy to determine the fair-market value of...