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Gay Realtor | Feng Shui Your Home
The origination of Feng Shui is, unsurprisingly, from the far reaches of China more than two millenniums ago where its primary use was to ward off bad luck. Unlike most eastern spiritual processes, gay realtor reports Feng Shui has been adopted in western culture as well in a manner mixing both the essentiality of good luck with traditional ambiance. Feng Shui in its core is simply put as a fine way to decorate your house for those more organized minded […]
Interview Questions to ask a Real Estate Agent before Buying a Home
Real estate agents are varied and have multiple levels of experience and motive. Finding a good real estate agent before you purchase a home is worth shopping for. It will take time to find a home that you like, and you should be as determined to find a great real estate agent that you like and trust to keep your best interests at heart. A professional real estate agent or REALTOR® should not have a problem answering some of the […]
To Buy or Not to Buy, that is the Question
Whether or not to buy a home is one of the largest financial decisions most individuals will ever have to make. There are both advantages and disadvantages to buying a home. Owning one’s own home can provide a sense of satisfaction, stability, financial security and comfort, although home ownership does not come without certain costs ~ both the benefits and the costs should be considered before making a final decision. Homes are expensive both in their upfront costs and in […]
Trick or Treat ~ What to Look for in a Home Inspection
Buying a home isn’t as clean cut as you would like it to be, requiring that you take the time to inspect the home before you decide if it’s the right fit for you and those that will be living with you if you have a family. Your inspection should involve several things, most importantly, electrical, roofing, pluming and foundation. In addition, whether or not the floors are stable, without drooping spots or sink holes, and whether or not the […]
When Buying a Home, How Do I Find A Good Area?
Making the decision to choose an area for your next home is a complex one. You’ll need to consider the school district, if you have or plan to have children, proximity to work, and a vast array of other variables that making the right decision often seems overwhelming. A good area is a very subjective idea; one property may be perfect for one family, yet a deal breaker for another. It’s important to identify a baseline set of criteria so […]
Should I Remodel my Home or Sell it “As Is”?
This question is a common headache for many homeowners when placing their home on the market. On one hand, a remodel could create a diamond in the rough, and possibly even encourage a faster sale. On another, selling as-is in a competitive market could save months of listing time if priced right. When You Should Remodel Analyzing your competition can be a great way to gain insight into what buyers are looking for in your market. It’s easy to assume […]
Featured Gay Realtor: Ray Gernhart, ReMax Allegiance ~ Washington, D.C.
With Ray’s successful career of over twenty five years in real estate, he has personally experienced all the ups and downs of the market. Since 1985, he has coordinated thousands of new home sales as well as easing the transition for families as they move on to new horizons. Ray’s expertise lies in his complete understanding of all facets of real estate, from buying and selling, to an all-encompassing grasp of the individual financial aspects for each client. Ray’s background […]
Obama Administration Releases July Housing Scorecard
At Gay Real Estate, we keep you posted about all the residential real estate news affecting the LGBT community coast to coast, and in your neighborhood. Click here for list of gay realtors, lesbian realtors and gay friendly realtors Nationwide. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the July edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard – a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. The latest […]
NAR amends Code of Ethics to protect LGBT, yet finances anti-LGBT candidates
Code of Ethics amended In January of this year, Article 10 of The Realtor Code of Ethics was amended to include sexual orientation as a protected class. Article 10 in its entirety now reads as follows: Realtors® shall not deny equal professional services to any person for reasons of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or sexual orientation. Realtors® shall not be parties to any plan or agreement to discriminate against a person or persons on […]
Homes Of The ‘Real’ Jersey Shore
If you’re one of the millions who tune into MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” you probably picture the state’s coastline communities as a thick cluster of tourist towns like Seaside Heights, crammed with debauched guidos and guidettes packing summer crash pads and looking for love, or the one-night equivalent. But what you don’t see is the other side of New Jersey, where expensive estates fill some of the country’s most affluent areas. Ask longtime real estate agents about the real Jersey Shore […]