Premier Island Properties Blog

FSBO Tips for Selling your Home

FSBO tips

If you’re planning to sell your home, you typically have one of two options: you can hire a real estate agent, or you can sell your home yourself. The latter, known as “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO), allows sellers to do all of the work themselves while bypassing the commission fees of a real estate agent, […]

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What is a Homeowner’s Association? What Benefits Does it Offer?

homeowner's association

When searching for a new home, you may discover that some properties are in neighborhoods which have a homeowner’s association (HOA). Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around on the subject. To clear up the confusion, we’re going to explain HOAs, how they work, and the pros and cons of joining them.   Homeowner’s […]

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Buying a Home? Why You Should Work with a Qualified Real Estate Professional

real estate professional

If you’re in the market to buy a new home, the best course of action is to work with a qualified real estate professional. Some people assume that it may be an unnecessary expense, in reality, engaging the services of a real estate agent is a smart investment that can pay off in several ways. Here are some […]

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Home Relocation Resources to Simplify your Move

home relocation resources

If you’re planning to move in the near future, there are many resources to help make the process a bit smoother. This list of home relocation resources features links to helpful tools and websites, making the otherwise stressful tasks of moving into your new home a little easier.   Home Relocation Resources   Neighborhood Scout Neighborhood Scout […]

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What is A Reverse Mortgage?

what is a reverse mortgage

You’ve probably seen a TV commercial advertising a reverse mortgage at some point. They are often touted as a means for older homeowners to pull money out of their home’s equity. But unless you’re familiar with the process, you may have some questions on what is a reverse mortgage and how do they work.   What […]

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The Importance of Beautiful Landscaping for your Home

landscaping for your home

Landscaping says a lot about a home. It’s the primary element in “curb appeal,” setting the tone for the rest of your home’s design, both interior and exterior. However, landscaping offers more than just aesthetic benefits. Keep reading to learn more about the importance of well-designed and maintained landscaping for your home.   Increases Home Value […]

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6 Staging Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

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If you’re eager to sell your home, you should invest the necessary time and energy into “staging” it properly. By preparing your home so it’s more appealing to prospective buyers, you may have an opportunity to sell it quicker and for more money. Staging encompasses a wide range of techniques, including both interior and exterior design. Here are […]

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6 Tips for a Smooth Home Renovation

home renovation

Renovating your home can serve many purposes. Not only does a renovation increase the value of a property, it can also make a home much more comfortable and appealing. If you’re thinking about remodeling your home, here are 6 tips for a smooth home renovation.   #1) Go Energy-Efficient When renovating your home, focus on energy-efficient […]

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What is a Foreclosure Property? Should You Purchase One?

what is a foreclosure

Whether you’re looking to buy a new home as your primary living residence, vacation home or investment property, you may consider buying a foreclosed home. Because they’ve been repossessed by the lender, they often cost less than their non-foreclosed counterparts. However, there are a few things you should know about foreclosures before signing a sales […]

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When is the Best Time to Refinance a Mortgage?

refinance a mortgage

When done correctly, and at the right time, refinancing a mortgage can save you big bucks over the course of your home loan. Refinancing refers to the process of paying off your current mortgage with a new mortgage. If you obtained your original mortgage with a high interest rate, for instance, you might be able to secure […]

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