Merit Real Estate

Must a Death in the Home be Disclosed when Selling?

If you are selling a home, you will be required to make disclosures about many of the material facts about your home. One specific disclosure that many sellers are often confused about is in regard to a death occurring within the home. The laws for disclosing a death that occurred in your home (when you […]

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Tips for Negotiating Repairs After the Home Inspection

Home Inspection Negotiations

How to Successfully Negotiate Home Repairs when Buying a Home As a home buyer, getting a home inspection is one of the best ways to determine if the home you are purchasing is structurally sound and that all systems are operating properly. A home inspection may also uncover minor defects and a list of items […]

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Does the Drop in Lumber Prices Equal Big Savings for New Home Buyers?

Residential Lumber Prices

The rise in costs of residential building supplies and shortage of skilled laborers over the past 18 months has been well documented in the news. The effects Covid-19 pandemic on the supply chain for products and materials used to build new homes has created a myriad of challenges to builders and to the end consumer. […]

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Are 3D Printed Homes the Future of Residential Construction?

Over the past 18 months, the new home market has faced a number of challenges, notably, the rise in building costs, shortage of building materials, supply chain issues, and access to qualified labor. These challenges are no doubt the direct effects of the Covid19 pandemic. With the demand for new homes is drastically outpacing the […]

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Things to Consider for First-Time Home Renters

Planning and Research is Key for First-Time Home Renters Renting a house or apartment for the first time is an exciting moment, but can also be an intimidating and overwhelming experience. It’s like anything else that you are doing for the first time, there is a big learning curve. Before you start, do your research […]

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