You Live in a Hot Market … Should You Buy or Sell?

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The real estate market is full of ups and downs. So when the market in your area is at the boiling point, should you strike while the iron is hot to buy or sell?

When you’re thinking about testing the waters with either a home purchase or sale, there’s a lot to consider before you make a decision.

Get expert advice before you make a jump into or out of a market. Here are some tips to get you started.

Determine just how hot your market is

Unless you activ…

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/buy-sell-in-a-hot-market-204577/

The real estate market is full of ups and downs. So when the market in your area is at the boiling point, should you strike while the iron is hot to buy or sell?

When you’re thinking about testing the waters with either a home purchase or sale, there’s a lot to consider before you make a decision.

Get expert advice before you make a jump into or out of a market. Here are some tips to get you started.

Determine just how hot your market is

Unless you activ…

Could You Live 'Tiny'? See How a Seattle Couple Found Room for Their Dreams

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Our boots sloshed around in the mud. It was a dreary Pacific Northwest day filled with slate-colored clouds and the feeling it could downpour any minute.

After several “pardon mes” and “coming throughs,” we got the tripod inside and forgot about the looming storm. We settled into a world of nooks and crannies, warm blankets – and the smell of chocolate.

It’s what you do when you live in a tiny home. You get cozy. …

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/living-tiny-seattle-couple-175453/

Our boots sloshed around in the mud. It was a dreary Pacific Northwest day filled with slate-colored clouds and the feeling it could downpour any minute.

After several “pardon mes” and “coming throughs,” we got the tripod inside and forgot about the looming storm. We settled into a world of nooks and crannies, warm blankets – and the smell of chocolate.

It’s what you do when you live in a tiny home. You get cozy. …

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Tiny Home

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Are you ready to go “small”? Tiny homes are popping up across the country as many look to save money, reduce their carbon footprint or see what it’s like to live with less.

But buying or building a tiny home is easier said than done. There’s a lot to consider – from the actual construction to the lifestyle – and it’s not for everyone.

See if you could live in less than 500 s…

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/tiny-home-checklist-176055/

Are you ready to go “small”? Tiny homes are popping up across the country as many look to save money, reduce their carbon footprint or see what it’s like to live with less.

But buying or building a tiny home is easier said than done. There’s a lot to consider – from the actual construction to the lifestyle – and it’s not for everyone.

See if you could live in less than 500 s…