How to protect yourself from the trick when buying a house?
The number of buyers of suburban real estate is growing day by day, along the way, the number of incorrectly executed transactions and typical mistakes is also multiplying. Today, the…

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Repair that you started
Remember the long children's poem about the house that Jack built? Everyone, probably in childhood, wanted to be in that house with a beautiful picture. But now we have grown…

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Apartments in prestigious areas of Jerusalem cost less than on the Kiev periphery
In the midst of the New Year’s marathon, fate brought me to the same table with a married couple from Jerusalem, who arrived in warm Kiev in Israel to see…

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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Competent plan for buying an apartment

Every year, many people make plans for the year. Such a task as the purchase of an apartment requires a correct and detailed step-by-step plan, which will become a reliable assistant in solving the housing problem.

The good thing is computers! They not only gave us new opportunities (which alone is worth the Internet!), But also taught people to think differently. Such a concept as an algorithm, i.e., a sequence of actions aimed at solving a task, is also from the world of computers. And such a task as the purchase of an apartment is ideal in order to create an algorithm for it.

Step One – Money. First of all, you need to understand what means of purchase you have. Continue reading

What do we pay a realtor for? (part 2)

If a client asks what he pays a commission for, then the service is not clear to the client. A convincing answer should begin with a counter question: “What do you want and expect from a realtor?” I believe that the real estate service today is positioned incorrectly. Traditionally, it is offered to the buyer, and money is taken from the buyer. We are not working properly, gentlemen! Realtor services should be aimed at protecting the interests of the seller – the owner of the property. We must help him sell the property as profitably as possible, which means more. This is the essence of the work of a realtor. Therefore, for our services, we must take money from the seller, not from the buyer. And the realtor must help the buyer choose the option that he wants. Continue reading

What do we pay a realtor for? (part 1)

Despite the fact that the profession of “realtor” did not appear yesterday, the attitude towards it is still ambiguous.

Some consider realtors to be an unnecessary link in the “buyer-seller” chain, others are sure that the realtor is a reliable assistant and guarantor of the transaction, while others believe that realtor services are not worth a penny. By the way, the size of the commission is the most worrying for customers who still do not want to understand why a realtor claims to be their rightful 5%. Another answer to the question – what is the meaning of a realtor’s service and what does he charge for? – we offered readers in a recent article “Where is free cheese?” (“Real estate on the move” No. 20 of 05/31/06). Continue reading

Documents required to complete a purchase and sale transaction
The performance of notarial acts in Ukraine is entrusted to notaries who work in state notaries, state notaries (state notaries), or engage in private notarial practice (private notaries). Notarial acts…

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What settlement schemes are possible when buying a property?
The first thing that any buyer of an apartment in a real estate agency will encounter when discussing settlement problems is the passive participation of a realtor in the scheme…

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With documents - to professionals
At the office, try to feel confident and do not hesitate to ask for a license for the repair and construction works and company registration documents. Today, a company operating…

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Cutaway Kitchen
The main benefit for every sane person at work anywhere is convenience! A housewife, whose workplace is limited, as a rule, to the kitchen, can “wind” a dozen kilometers per…

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