More Americans are choosing to cohabitate with their partners and delay marriage. Between 1990 and 2007, the number of unmarried partners who were living together increased by 88% (CPS, 2007). While the thought of moving in with your boyfriend or girlfriend can be exciting, there are some crucial things to consider before taking the plunge.
Downsizing can be extremely tough. Whether you have already downsized or preparing to do so, there are some key important steps you can take to make the process a smooth transition. Like most people, your home is probably filled with items that you have accumulated over time. Follow these seven steps and I promise it will make the experience a much more positive one.
The Emmy are only a few days away and the anticipation to see who will bring home the gold is high. Just as stunning as the nominated stars are their posh homes, making them certified real estate stars. To take a peak into the inside lives of some of these actors, read below.
From trend-forward, energetic bar and nightclub districts, to charming tree-lined streets dotted with neighborhood cafes and restaurants, St. Louis, the ‘Gateway to the West’, offers the perfect recipe for those who might be considering a move to this Midwest favorite. Whether you’re considering a company relocation opportunity, starting a new career, or simply wanting to experience the adventure of living in a new city, it’s easy to see why the ‘Spirit of St. Louis’ abounds in this beautiful city known as the ‘Rome of the West’.
Congratulations to our Mid-Atlantic Regional Franchisee, Greg Bardell on the signing of the region’s first, Unit Franchise. The firm is located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania under the DBA of Realty ONE Group E2P Realty. Expected opening date will be in early December. Our Franchise Sales team continues to speak with franchise candidates, deliver VIP Tours and is processing Unit Franchise applicants in California, Texas and Florida. Conversations are on-going with Regional Franchise candidates in Florida, New York, California and Nebraska New locations coming soon to Conroe, TX and Pasadena, CA. These new franchisees expect to open their offices in September and October. We are finalizing expansion offices for the following affiliates: Realty ONE Group United (Marvara Mir) in Downey, CA Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert (Daniel Collins) in Chino Valley, AZ and Winslow, AZ. To find out more info about opening a RealtyONEGroup franchise in your area, head to http://ownaone.com/
Buying a home is 38% cheaper than renting in most cities, so it’s no surprise that more and more renters are considering buying a home. If you’re among this new crop of prospective homeowners, as you crunch the numbers for your down payment and mortgage, be aware that there are a few other costs that catch you by surprise. While shopping for your first home, a few of these costs:
As the official ‘Gateway to the Rockies’, Denver offers both visitors and residents a majestic combination of outdoor escapes, western history, hipster nightlife, and a seemingly endless selection of trending career opportunities. Whether you’re just starting your career, looking at a corporate transfer, or simply giving thought to an adventure from relocating, the ‘Mile High City’ is replete with just about anything and everything you could want in a destination city.
The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team is made up of more than 500 athletes who have dedicated their lives to earning a gold medal. As we’ve watched Michael Phelps win his 28th gold medal and Simone Biles leap to her 4th gold in gymnastics, perhaps what is most astonishing about these athletes is the effortlessness which they display their talents paired with incredible mental strength. For each of these athletes, it’s taken a certain mindset to get them where they are today in Rio. Taking a cue from the Olympic athletes, learn to apply their hard work and discipline to score the gold as a real estate professional.