We Know - You're dedication.... You have compared square footage, wiggled your way through the crawl space, explored the town, and even researched the neighbors online. But there's a good chance yo're overlooking some little-known checks that reveal how a house really measures. You will probably have several homes to choose from that are the right size and in the right location, but you want to differentiate between good, better and best. Easy physical test con disclose many things about how a house was made. BanCorp would like to share these tests that will help you get the best home for your family.
1) Check the temperature of the property: If it changes when you are wandering around the house - especially from the first to second
1) String Lights: Add a whimsical aspect to your space and lay rope lights along the edges of your garden or weave them through the trees. It is a small detail that can add character, especially when you are hosting a get-together.
2) Plant Lavender: Even if you don't have a green thumb, you can't lose with lavender. It doesn't require much water, it's a natural bug repellent, and it gives off a de-stressing scent. Plus, it's just pretty.
3) Designate one area that is just for relaxing: hang a hammock between two trees for weekend naps, tie a wooden swing to a sturdy tree branch, or simply place a small table between to chic lounge chairs - it will become your go-to place to sip a glass of wine after work.
Comfort is key, especially when you are speaking about properties in Orange County, California. After all, your home is where you spend most of your time at and should be one that is as enjoyable as possible. Let us introduce you to spray polyurethane foam insulation (aka "spray foam). It is a sprayable plastic that forms a barrier between the outside and inside, and it works better than conventional insulation to maintain that boundary. It makes sense that spray foam adds to the quality of a home. It was initially used in the 1930s but was reserved for the uber-wealthy for mansions and estates and commercial structures. Many Orange County builders not make it the standard form of insulation in all of its homes, including entry level, which is
Your family is in the process of upgrading your home, buy when you are blessed with young, rambunctious kids plus a playful canine, is it worth the risk and challenges that come with it? Just because you have kids does not lead to the fact that you can't have a stylish and luxurious living areas. It is all about finding that delicate balance between functional and fashionable. With that in mind, select materials and finishes that will stand up to test of time to the unavoidable messes that come with an active family. This includes wipeable paint for walls; durable, washable fabrics for furniture, such as denim and twill; and sturdy floors, such as tile or hardwood. And remember: the right textures, patterns, and colors can very easily disguise
Millennials are realizing the long-term value of investing in a property. The have had an over 35% increase in home ownership since 2017 - the highest amount of of all age groups, that is according to the National Association of Home Builders. If you are a millennial making the jump to ownership, getting pre-approved for a a home loan in advance can make the process easier and faster. You will know ahead of time what you can realistically afford, and your seller will know your offer can be taken seriously. To make yourself an appealing candidate, check your credit score, and, if needed, give yourself at least six months to improve it before going to a mortgage banker. Round up W-2's, pay stubs, and tax returns from the past two years for proof of
What better need to motivate you to declutter and tidy up that buying a new home?
When a family moves, they want to develop a warm, casual and inviting home, and through proper organization this will help you to be less stressful and better prepared so that your new home will be user-friendly, efficient, functional and practical (you are checking off all the boxes here). You will also save a boat-load of money on moving expenses and packaging headaches by being organized as well.
To make this process less stressful, break it down into smaller, manageable piece - predetermine a recurring time that you'll allocate each day (or week) to tidying up.
The first action step is to declutter your home. There is a high probability that you have
BanCorp Realty would like to wish our; former and existing clients (and future ones!), our families, and all Professionals within the Real Estate industry a Happy New Year!
We hope that 2019 will be a fantastic and prosperous year for everyone, and that our Country will remain strong holding true to our original foundation of a Christian based Country. We pray that every person that comes in contact with our organization will recognize our underlying Corporate principals of Truth in Real Estate and People Before Profits.
We will continue to "Trust the Lord with all of our hearts, and will not depend on our understanding, and will remember Christ Jesus in all we do, and that He will give us success" (Proverbs 3:5-6).
BanCorp Real Estate Group wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas and certainly hopes you are able to enjoy this very special time of the year with family, friends and loved ones. Unfortunately the true meaning of Christmas gets lost during this last weekend while we are busy shopping and we forget that what we are really celebrating is the birth of Jesus Christ who was born a little over 2,000 years ago and has changed history more than any one who has ever walked on the earth.
Consider the following facts about Jesus Christ.
“More than nineteen hundred years ago, there was a man born contrary to the laws of life. This man lived in poverty and was reared in obscurity. He did not travel extensively. Only once did he cross the boundaries of
The number 1 reason companies fail in America – selfishness.
When a team-member cares only about them self, they are by definition no longer part of a team. They have become an employee, and they no longer work for BanCorp Properties. Why? Well we don’t have employees we have team members and as soon as this happens, the germ of failure has entered the organization and has begun to spread.
Quickest way to get fired by this firm? “It’s not my job”
Leading by example: Management aat BanCorp Realty should be the first one in line when a desk needs to be moved to the other side of the office or when a huge box of a paper needs to be unloaded from a car. This is part of ‘servant leadership’, but is also conveys the message
Being a Leader in The Orange County real estate market with Humility.
Humble Defined: Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking less of yourself.
Being humble in real estate is not beating yourself up and thinking of yourself as low or small full of defects and shortcomings. Humility rather relates to minimizing the selfish ambitions and vain conceit which is so prevalent in the real estate industry.
Selfish Ambition and Vain Conceit is just Jealousy rearing its ugly head
Humility is about building up others around you and reducing conflict in our day-to-day business dealings
If management learns humility in real estate we will reduce conflict and conflict is just another word