Month: January 2014
Tips On Buying Time Shares in LGBT-Friendly Resort Towns
Buying a timeshare in a gay hot spot is a sensible economical solution for LGBT snowbirds that want to go somewhere warm for the winter. There are many wonderful time shares in the United States that are located in gay and lesbian friendly resort communities such as Sedona, Long Beach, West Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, South Beach, Province Town – just to name a few! First off it is a good idea to travel to the vacation resort and check it […]
Replacing Windows Adds Curb Appeal And Value
One the most effective and expedient ways to give a home-for-sale an instant face-lift is to replace the windows. Brand new windows sparkle and give your home a more polished look. They help make a property look contemporary, clean and less lived in, thus making it easier for a buyer to imagine a life in the space. If the home has distressed or unpainted sills, missing pane frames or absent screens then it can really look shoddy from both the […]
Emerging Real Estate Trends in Top LGBT Cities in 2014
The Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) recently co-published the 35th annual edition of Emerging Trends in Real Estate. This publication provides an outlook on annual market trends that is widely read by real estate professionals. The analysis for 2014 includes information about the top markets in the United States thus provoking the question, “Of these top markets, which ones are LGBT-friendly?” The answer, not that surprising, is that all of the top markets (especially with revitalized downtowns) were also […]
Should You Hire An Expert to Stage Your Home for Sale?
If you want your home to sell for more than is expected then it is crucial that you have two professionals in place: a real estate agent who can tell you what your home is worth and a home staging professional who can help you present your home to the buying pubic in the most favorable possible light. The real estate agent can help you decide on the asking price of your home by advising you about how much your […]
Top Cities With Great LGBT Peer Support
Some cities are definitely more LGBT-friendly than others in the United States and then there are those few cities that actually excel when it comes to offering their LGBT residents real support in the form of community groups, friendly laws and a low incidence of hate crimes. One of the friendliest of these cities is Palm Springs, CA that is not only known as a real party spot for gays but also as a LGBT haven for artists and married […]
The Commuter Versus The Downtown Lifestyle – Which is Best For You?
It’s possible to find the ideal home at the ideal price but quite often it ends up being far out in the suburbs and away from the downtown core where the center of the LGBT community happens to congregate and celebrate life in general. If you want to be “where the action is” then you might want consider living downtown, but the problem is that in many U.S. housing markets homes in the downtown core can be two to five […]