Melissa McHarney

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @MelissaMcHarney | Owner/ Broker of Weichert Realtors On-Site Associates 

Should You Find a Home Inspector or Go With Your Real Estate Agent's Recommendation?

You've trusted your real estate agent's advice throughout the home-buying process, but should you also rely on her to find a home inspector, too? …

The Features Homebuyers Are Looking For Might Surprise You

When looking at homes, we all have our own preferences for different home features—one person might want a huge, modern kitchen and another might not …

Real Estate

These 10 U.S. cities have the best quality of life

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Work less, spend less, worry less. Enjoy life more.<p>It’s an elusive equation for many …

Calgary sees first downtown office vacancy dip since start of downturn

CALGARY - CBRE says Calgary's downtown office space got a little less empty in the last quarter for the first time since the sector was gutted by the …

HGTV's Property Brothers announce their most personal project yet

The Property Brothers are preparing to tackle their most personal project yet.<p>In the name of Home Improvement Reality Television, Drew and Jonathan …

What You Need to Know About Buying Foreclosures

Whether you're looking to buy your first home or you're already an experienced homeowner, you've probably heard that purchasing a foreclosure is one …

Real Estate

Investing In Todays Tiny House Market

Trying before you’re buying is the latest fad in adventure rental. You can claim your stake in the cash flow now and it may very well be easier than …

Real Estate

World’s most expensive home for sale wants $413M in the South of France

The 18,000-square-foot French mansion once belonged to Belgium’s King Leopold II<p>If you marveled at the most expensive homes in America and China, you’re in for a treat. France’s 187-year-old mansion Villa Les Cèdres has just hit the market for a cool $413 million, making it the priciest home on …

10 Old Homes for Sale That Look Totally Haunted to Us

If your idea of a dream home is the same as April and Andy's on <i>Parks & Recreation— "</i>This was a holding cell for people who went insane on the …

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Two more real estate errors to avoid: Ask Joe | Toronto Star

• Assuming everything is included<p>Being mindful of these avoidable errors can help ease the process of buying or selling a home.<p>And now: the final pair …

Landlords worry about tenant damage, lending rules

Lisa Dudson: 'There's a lot of talk about evil landlords but not a lot of talk about tenants damaging property.'<p>Property investor Lisa Dudson has had …

Housing

Homes That Sold for Around $750,000

<b>Manhattan | $795,000</b><p>260 West End Avenue, No. 5E, Upper West Side<p><b>18 WEEKS</b> on the market<p><b>$795,000</b> list price<p><b>0% ABOVE</b> list price<p><b>SIZE</b> 1 bedroom, 1 bath<p><b>DETAILS</b> A prewar co-op with hardwood floors, a living room with a beamed ceiling and an eat-in kitchen with granite counters in a doorman building with …

Real Estate

For $395K, a stylish Washington Heights co-op with garden views

Just when you thought spacious and affordable didn’t mesh when it came to Manhattan real estate<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>When …