Real Estate For Consumers

A consumer's guide to the world of real estate

Check our recent articles from leading consumer advocates in the real estate industry.  Whether you are buying, selling, or just wanting to learn mmore about real estate, these articles will help you to learn what other companies don't want you to know.    

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400,000 home sales hidden from the public

400,000 home sales hidden from the public

As if the market wasn't challenging enough, especially for first-time homebuyers, Redfin reported earlier this year that an estimated +400,000 homes will be sold by an agent this year without the public knowing about it. Learn how this is happening and why...

Where does all of that commission money go?

Where does all of that commission money go?

Commissions should always be discussed before you sign a contract with an agent. But, how can you prepare yourself to negotiate on commissions if you don't know who is getting paid what? Here is a clear and transparent breakdown of who is getting a cut of that 6%. Read more

How do moving companies work?

How do moving companies work?

Bruce has spent the past 16 years helping clients move all over the world, and was recently interviewed by Lindy Chapman on relocation and how moving companies work. This article covers highlights from the interview including how moving companies price your move, how to save money, and how to plan Read more

Things To Do

Things To Do

Selling later this year? Take this time to start working on these home projects now to get you ready! Read more

Explore: Freedom, Pennsylvania

Explore: Freedom, Pennsylvania

Within minutes from family farms and the fast growing Cranberry Twp, this borough is the perfect place for those that want the quietness of a small town, but just a short drive to access everything they could ever need. Join us in Exploring: Freedom, Pennsylvania Read more

Explore: Weirton, West Virginia

Explore: Weirton, West Virginia

With only five miles separating this town from two other states, join us as we Explore: Weirton, West Virginia! Read more

Explore: Shippenville, Pennsylvania

Explore: Shippenville, Pennsylvania

Surrounded by state game lands, Shippenville is the perfect place for those that want to slow down and enjoy nature. Read more

Explore: Leland, North Carolina

Explore: Leland, North Carolina

With an array of beautiful golf courses, short drives to the beach, and an abundance of naturally growing Venus Flytraps, let's explore Leland, North Carolina! Read more

What about the grout?

What about the grout?

Our friends at Fireclay Tile are back with some helpful hints on how to select the perfect grout for your tile. Read more

Explore: Rapid City, Michigan

Explore: Rapid City, Michigan

Join us as we take a look at Rapid City, Michigan. A community in Northwestern Michigan located near one of the worlds most beautiful lakes Read more

How To Be A Prepared Homebuyer

How To Be A Prepared Homebuyer

Are you buying a home for the first time? There are free resources available to you that can help you understand the home buying process, as well as understand what you can afford to buy. Read more