The Home Construction Process: Ten Steps to Building a Home

Having a home built from the ground up can be an exciting and a rewarding experience. Home buyers have the opportunity to create homes that meet both their functional and aesthetic needs. Yet, going through the home construction process can be a daunting experience. Gaining a clear understanding of this process can help home buyers alleviate some of the stress.

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How Real Estate Professionals Should Increase Their Safety

Real estate agents and brokers can face serious risks in the course of conducting business. Real estate agents and brokers are targets for crimes because of the nature of their work. These activities can reduce real estate agent safety because would-be assailants (a) might believe they are easier targets and (b) can more easily determine their whereabouts. In addition to these inherent risks, some real estate professionals engage in practices that they may not realize place them in danger.

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Contractual Problems with Residential Real Estate Transactions

A residential real estate transaction is a complex process that involves multiple parties, extensive details, and serious legalities. The National Association of REALTORS® reported that 5.51 million existing homes and 612,000 newly constructed homes were purchased in 2017. Realestatece.com’s course, Avoiding Common Mistakes, discusses mistakes that agents and brokers commonly make and provides a guide for modifying contracts.

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