Freeing Up Space For Our New Family Addition To Our Small Home

The new addition to our family pretty much clinched it that we needed more space. However, we were stuck in the lease for this place for another year. We signed a longer term lease to get a lower rent amount. The solution we came up with was to find a place for personal storage in Singapore. This would offload a lot of the things we use seasonally freeing up space all over our house. We had been stuffing items we use into every nook and cranny we could find in our place. Everything was stored in plastic bins, but they take up space too.

I think every family has some sort of storage space problems, especially here on the island where space is already at a premium. Continue reading

Training As A Real Estate Agent

For an outgoing person with good organizational skills and the self-discipline to work for oneself, a career in real estate can be both satisfying and profitable. Entry into the field is usually by working for an established business, either as a sales trainee or office assistant in a brokerage or possibly in the mortgage department of a financial services provider. Becoming a real estate agent requires formal education and an examination leading to a state license, and being licensed as a broker and running an independent business takes even more education and another license. Continue reading

Is Your House Underwater: Short Sale Vs Foreclosure

When you are dealing with an underwater mortgage, one of the major benefits of completing a short sale is that you are in control of the sale, not your bank. As illustrated by the informative infographic above, you have control and you know exactly who will purchase your home. Therefore, you will generally feel less stressful than someone who is having their home taken by the bank. Furthermore, you do not have to deal with the negative stigma that society has placed on foreclosures. On the whole, your short sale experience will likely feel very similar to the experience of selling your home in the traditional way. Therefore there are more benefits of short-selling your property, rather than allowing for foreclosure with your bank. Continue reading

Smith Lake Front Short Sale Properties

Smith Lake is a beautiful lake in Winston County, Alabama. Obviously many people would want to own property here, especially on the lake front. There are stunning views of the lake’s rocky shoreline with beautiful hardwood trees surrounding it. People come here to enjoy the quiet and the beauty as well as being able to swim and boat on the lake and watch the wildlife. Luckily there are some Smith Lake front short sale properties available. Continue reading