GMAC Auto Insurance not only offers motorcycle insurance, but also handles vehicle financing, real estate services, mortgage lending, auto and homeowner insurance, banking, and investing. When offering all these products with the “promise” of the no hassle process in buying insurance and being there when you need them, no wonder they are one of the largest resources to handle your insurance needs.
As our society ages, trading down is becoming a more common phenomenon these days. Why? Well, a generation of baby boomers are now reaching a magical age – an age when kids move out of the house to go to college or get on with their lives. Once kids move out, couples find themselves living in a home that is too big for their needs. The solution is to sell the home and move to one that fits better. Since the new home will typically be smaller, it will also often be priced less than their current home.
Play the role of a buyer. Observe your house in the eye of a potential buyer. Is there anything you see that makes you think “This is good, but it looks like they’re still working on that…”? You can ask your friends or neighbours also to do the same if necessary.
Alex Rubin, with Douglas Elliman Immobilien Hannover in Long Beach, is advising his clients not to offer or accept low ball prices that will hurt long-term property values, but to subtract needed repair costs plus an “inconvenience fee” of $25,000.
Waterfront homes before Sandy brought in high prices and probably will again. As in Lower Manhattan after the September 11 terrorist attacks, very low prices may rebound even higher than ever, so sellers should remain patient. An October analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas showed that after thirteen hurricanes caused significant damage in coastal areas from through house prices first fell but then real estate services increased between three and four percent in three years over what they would have been.
There are luxury services that many middle-class people are accustomed to using. Two examples are lawn services and gutter cleaning. Our neighbor across the street spends $80 per week to have his lawn manicured. But many folks don’t want to spend that money in this time of economic crisis and therefore they are taking over those chores for themselves. Just like the home repairs above, they need lawnmowers and other equipment, supplies and sometimes ‘how to’ instruction.
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