Whether you are buying or selling a home, you will encounter the words home appraisal at some point in your homebuying journey. For most homebuyers, a home appraisal can be scary as it can dictate whether the bank will approve or disprove their loan applications. However, k...
How to Know You’re Getting a Great Deal for a Property
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, July 14, 2021
It is every homebuyer’s goal to successfully get their dream property for a great deal. However, everyone knows as well that this is a lot trickier than it seems.
The home buying process can be arduous and be filled with negotiations. It can be extremely emotional as ...
How to Prepare Your Home for Showings
By Mclain Properties Tuesday, June 29, 2021
For every homebuyer who is aspiring to sell their current home, the process starts with hiring a professional real estate agent. Once you have found the right real estate agent, your journey to selling your home officially begins. But with a saturated market, how do you inc...
Home Maintenance 101
By Mclain Properties Monday, June 14, 2021
Becoming a homeowner is a lot of responsibility. Whether you own a 3-bedroom home or a 10-bedroom home, you still have to exert effort into maintaining your home because it is your biggest investment. For most, home maintenance can be a daunting task which is why most choos...
Disadvantages of Downsizing
By Mclain Properties Monday, May 31, 2021
More and more homeowners are now inclined to downsize. There are numerous benefits to downsizing. For one, it’s cheaper. It’s cheaper in the sense that a smaller home will cost less and therefore, leave you with a smaller mortgage. It is also cheaper in the sense that you...
Why You Need to Hire a Real Estate Agent
By Mclain Properties Thursday, May 13, 2021
You’ve decided that you’re going to purchase a home. It’s an exciting time for you and your family. In a digital age when everything can be accessed and bought online or through the internet, more and more homebuyers are now considering buying a home on their own. Thi...
Common Pitfalls When Selling a Home
By Mclain Properties Thursday, April 29, 2021
Selling your home can be an extremely challenging process and this is especially true for first-time sellers. Most first-time sellers fail to recognize the amount of time one has to dedicate in order to successfully sell a home. On top of that, it’s is also an emotionally...
Common Pitfalls When Buying a Home
By Mclain Properties Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Buying a home is a life-changing decision that involves a lot of time and consideration. Throughout the buying process, it is possible for homebuyers to feel overwhelmed or to get distracted along the way. On top of that, it is also an emotional process. This is especially ...
Home Security: How to Make Your New Home Safer
By Mclain Properties Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Whether you’ve been living in your home for several years or decades now or have recently moved to a new home, home security is always of utmost importance. Here are simple tips you can follow to ensure that you and your family are safe in your homes:
#1 Secure t...
Pros and Cons of a House Inspection
By Mclain Properties Sunday, March 14, 2021
Are you planning to sell your home? If you’re planning to sell your home in the near future, you’ve probably heard of home inspection. But what is a pre-listing home inspection exactly? A pre-listing home inspection is when you, the seller, hire a professional to perfor...