Just because the term of the lease is over does not mean that the landlord automatically gets their seasonal rental property back. In many States, the tenant must surrender possession of the property prior to the landlord retaking possession.
What is the future for the dream of homeownership these days? Actually, it may not be the fact that the dream is alive but unattainable. It may be more that the dream isn't as big a deal to the younger generation.
Houses almost always look better when furnished than when empty -- they also look larger! If you are moving to another residence and plan to take your furnishings with you, if possible, arrange things so that you show the house before you move out of it.
My home. Our homes. Real estate is back... if ever so slightly and I'm excited. Others may shout that "REAL ESTATE IS BACK!" with all the gusto of those almost always incorrect pundits I see on television.
For the week of November 6th, The Cribline looked at and reviewed 10 homes this weekend, from Capitol Hill, Kalorama, Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, and Cleveland Park. Of the 10, we have one House Pick of the Week.
In the high-rise jungle that is New York City, there's a lot more to your next apartment than meets the eye or the checkbook. Don't plunk down your money until you rule out these eight quality-of-life factors.