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LAUNCH OF REAL ESTATE TOKEN (RET) SIGNALS THE START OF COMMERCIAL APPLICATION OF BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY FORT WORTH, TX — Serene Country Homes Group, an American property developer based in Fort Worth, launched a new digital asset token called “RET” (Real Estate Token) and announced its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) last May 19. With the help of Pencil Blockchain Company, the American developer became the first corporation to use Acchain blockchain tool for asset digitization. Serene Country Homes introduced their first property to be digitized in the platform: Sender....
Buying a house, especially for a first-time homeowner, is exciting. However, it can also be confusing. Apart from the price tag of the home, there are additional costs that buyers are also expected to shoulder. Some of these costs even need to be paid before the buyer gets the keys. When saving for a down payment, home buyers should consider these costs and account for them in their budget to avoid any surprises at the closing. Appraisal   Most lenders require a professional appraisal. This document tells the lender about the condition of the property and its approxim....
The time has come for buying a house. For some, paying rent has become more of a hassle than a help, yet others wish to move to something bigger or smaller when their circumstances have changed. Regardless of why this decision has been arrived at, certain choices must be made, with one being whether to purchase a fixer-upper or a new house. This remains a controversial topic with many, so how does one know which is best when buying a house? Costs of a fixer-upper   Budget often plays a big role in this decision, with many believing a fixer upper is cheaper. However, t....
Preowned homes are currently selling faster than the agents can set up a marketing plan. Since it can be very time-consuming to find and purchase one of these houses, many savvy buyers are looking at new construction as an affordable alternative to the high prices of older homes for sale today. There are a few tips that can help buyers as they plan for moving into a brand new home. Get preapproved for a mortgage. Taking this proactive step shows builders a buyer is serious. Work with an independent agent. Builders often have their own agents. However, a buyer who hasn̵....
Today’s homeowners prefer sophisticated, stylish designs, and this year is no exception. Here are four home decoration trends to watch for in 2016. Elegant Metals As the popularity of stainless steel wanes, other types of metal are taking its place in the home decor category. A few have already become hot sellers, while others are poised to be in high demand this year.   Instead of stainless steel, blackened steel is a new favorite. It can be found as an essential part of some small tables and bathroom fixtures. Copper is also a top choice. From faucets to lamps,....