Selling a property can be a costly and stressful time for anyone. It takes a great deal of your time and effort, so it’s natural for vendors to want the process to end with the best possible outcome. All vendors naturally have the ultimate goal of seeing their property sell quickly and at a high profit. Yet in many cases, houses can sit on the property market for months if not years with little to show for the time and effort. This may be due to your agent and or partially due to common mistakes on the part of the vendor. There are many factors that go into a successful sale, including the estate agent you choose to work with and your marketing strategy. You can improve your chances of avoiding typical mistakes by working with a very proactive, highly recommended and experienced agent. With that in mind, here are some mistakes to avoid when you’re selling your home.
Poor planning and budgets that are too small can lead way to some wayward, inconvenient and disastrous mistakes. When you plan on building a new home, you must look at the home from many angles. You must consider your current and future lifestyles. You need to take family planning into consideration – Will your family be expanding? Or will your children be leaving the nest? Do you entertain often and host overnight guests regularly? Take your time and do your research both online and in person. Be sure to take the time to meet with professionals in the industry. Poor design choices can make your home not only uncomfortable, but downright unhealthy. Architects, engineers and builders are all trained to help you make effective decisions. They will help guide you as to where you can save and where you absolutely should not cut corners.
Whether you are moving to a new country or city, because of work or college, the process itself is usually very stressful. It’s draining both physically and emotionally, due to the amount of work that needs to be done and to the fact you are leaving the place where you have spent a certain amount of time and possibly grown roots. Temporarily, your life becomes chaotic and reduced to countless boxes and lists, and you can’t help but worry all the time if anything will be lost, damaged, misplaced or mishandled.
Indeed, packing and moving is an overwhelming process, but there are things you can do to prepare and try to go through it all with as little stress as possible. Read More
Relocating and changing one’s place of abode is commonplace and the process can be quite stressful. People move or relocate for different reasons, whether it is to start a new job, for business purpose, to attend college, the desire to experience other cultures, or simply to change environment. It is estimated that over 2.2 million Lagosians are going to relocate within the next 5 years.
There will always be diverse reasons to relocate from one place to another. Whatever the case for relocating may be, it is imperative to note that there has to be some plans that should be carefully put in place so that your move is as satisfactory as possible, leaving no room for regrets. Therefore, you need to consider some vital factors when you are looking to relocate to another city or country; a thorough job has to be done here. Read More
Moving is not fun; the process leading from moving from one place to another cannot be done alone. You will need help especially from moving professionals to help you make it right and free of hassle as it can get.
However, while the right moving company can make for a smooth move, choosing the wrong mover can make your relocation a nightmare. Read More
Moving can be a tedious undertaking, especially if it is not well planned. To help lightens your burden and help make your move a lot smoother, we offer these 10 moving tips. The list is not exhaustive but if you adhere to these tips, you are assured a better moving experience.
1. The do-it-yourself approach
Under the guise of saving some cash, some may want to opt for the do-it-yourself route. While DIY can be a good option and save you a lot of money, however, in regards to moving, it should never be an option. The time, the stress, the dangerous job. Paying someone to do the dirty job (pun intended) of packing, moving and heavy lifting can save you a lot of stress and frustration. Read More
Moving a house can be one of the most stressful of job you really don’t want to try! With some hindsights and planning, however, you can make your move as free of hassles as it can get.
This article highlights some key action steps that could lighten your load and ease your worries as you plan to move:
Eight/Seven Weeks to Go
What to Keep: What are the things you really want to move with you and what are those things you want to get rid of? Moving present one unique opportunity of disposing off things that are long due for disposal; you don’t want to take these things with you to your new home. Read More
Moving/Relocation is a time consuming process that involves packing, loading and transporting of your possessions from your current location to intended destination. The conventional process of moving in most parts of the country(Nigeria) is to hire a truck from a truck company not minding the types of items that are going to be relocated which sometimes end up in either loss of items or damage of items.
This particular hiccup can be solved by hiring a professional mover to help with the process which will ensure that the items are handled with care throughout the process right from the packing stage to the unpacking stage. Read More