Researching NeighborHOODS

September 4, 2018
 
 
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investment that you will make in your lifetime and it is a 15-30 year commitment. So you want to feel safe about the area. Here are some tips for conducting research so that you don't fall in love with the eye candy home and know nothing about the area. Your agent will find you the best house for the right price but it is YOUR responsibility to learn about the community even if you have lived there in the past or if you are familiar with the area because demographics change often. Don't be a victim to eye candy! Do your research! Thanks for listening. Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE.

Whether you are buying or selling a home, keep your head up, your hopes high and remember that it is not over until the keys are exchanged!
The websites mentioned includes:

Websites Mentioned:
Researching Homes: realtor.com and homesnap.com
Demographics: city-data, Movoto, The Census Bureau, City websites, County websites, Neighborhoodscout, Google
Crime: Neighborhoodscout, spotcrime, city-data
Sex Offender Registry: The Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (public information)
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The Step by Step Process for Buying a Home

August 29, 2018

Whether you are a 1st time homebuyer or you haven't purchased in years, this podcast is for you.  Learn the step by step process of purchasing a home so that you will know what to expect and be empowered to make informed decisions.  Also join us on Facebook to get your questions answered or to share your experiences www.facebook.com/groups/divahomeandlifestyle or feel free to get in touch with me at realestatedivabrenda@gmail.com.  Thank you for listening

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Home Modifications to Help you Age in Place

July 17, 2018

More people are choosing to "Age in Place" in their forever home instead of downsizing and moving into an assistant living or retirement community.  In this episode, I share some ways that you can make modifications to your home so that you can gracefully age in place. Follow Us www.facebook.com/divahomeandlifestyle or www.facebook.com/realestatedivabrenda 

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How to Identify an Overly Active Neighborhood

July 14, 2018

Do you know how to identify an over active neighborhood? Purchasing a home is a 30 year commitment and so you want to make an informed decision especially if you are relocating/moving out of state. If an overactive neighborhood is of concern to you, listen to this podcast www.facebook.com/divahomeandlifestyle realestatedivabrenda@gmail.com

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Is Rent to Own Worth the Risk?

April 6, 2018

Is rent with option to buy risky business?  Find out why by listening to episode #2 and then follow up in the Diva Home & Lifestyle Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/groups/divahomeandlifestyle.  Hosted by Real Estate Diva Brenda 

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Introduction of Diva Home & Lifestyle

March 27, 2018

Episode #1-The purpose of this episode is to introduce myself and the purpose of this podcast that caters to current & prospective homeowners. LISTEN & CONTINUE the Conversation in the Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/divahomeandlifestyle

 

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