While perusing real estate listings on Zillow, Redfin, or Trulia, you’ve probably encountered terms like “half bath” and “full bath.” Or maybe you’ve seen it expressed numerically, like “1.25 bathrooms” and “1.50 bathrooms.” Or even 3/4 bathroom. What does it all mean? Do I need a calculator? I thought a bathroom was simply a bathroom,… Continue reading Half Bath vs. Full Bath: Where’s the Value?
Cul-de-Sac Definition The word cul-de-sac literally means bottom of the bag But it’s a good thing when it comes to real estate Because it means you don’t live on a through street And there’s a safer area for kids to play Even if you’ve never shopped for real estate, you’ve undoubtedly heard both the term… Continue reading Cul-de-Sac vs. Dead-End Street: From a Real Estate Perspective
Realty Q&A: “Condo vs. house.” If you’re currently looking to buy a piece of property, perhaps to take advantage of the record low mortgage rates on offer, and also the reduced home prices, you may be torn between a house and a condo. But which is the better buy and why? Well, it really depends… Continue reading Condo vs. House: Which to Buy and Why?
There have been plenty of exciting match-ups throughout history. Rabbit vs. turtle, cobra vs. mongoose, Magic vs. Bird…the list goes on. But how do you choose when three very similar real estate listing websites with equally ridiculous names are all wooing you for your business? Well, you break it down to see what each does… Continue reading Redfin vs. Zillow vs. Trulia: Which Is Better?