Homeowners often spend a lot of time and money improving their home over the years. So, when it comes time to sell, they’re hopeful that it will appraise for more than they purchased it for and invested in it. When these appraisals come back low, many times they are left wondering why? The Importance Of… [Read More]
You Inherited A House, Now You’re Ready To Sell It. How Will Your Profits Be Taxed?…
When you sell your home and make a profit, you are required to pay a capital gains tax. But is this true when you sell a home you inherited from a relative that has passed away? You might be excited about inheriting property but when it comes down to it, dealing with taxes and selling… [Read More]
Frequently Made Mistakes Made By People Handling a Deceased Relatives’ Estate…
As if losing someone we love isn’t hard enough, having to handle their estate just adds to the pain. On top of dealing with all of the emotions, you then have the overwhelming task of dealing with selling your loved one’s home and sorting through any property or possessions that are left behind– and this… [Read More]
4 Myths You Hear About Selling A Home In a Seller’s Market…
The seller’s market at times can get competitive and when that happens sellers start dreaming of big profits. While this isn’t impossible, it is important that you take the time to assess your market and handle your sale accordingly. As a seller’s market softens there are fewer interested buyers and prices start to get lower…. [Read More]
Why You May Want To Consider Adding an Attorney to Your Team of Real Estate Pros
A home is an enormous investment, and as with any big purchase, it’s tempting to cut corners wherever possible. Hiring a real estate attorney or having one available to you through your broker is often deemed an unnecessary expense as your agent is already there to help you with any concerns. However, there’s no way of knowing… [Read More]
Real Estate Tips – A Low Appraisal Can Happen But It Doesn’t Have To Be a Deal Breaker!
You’ve spent months searching for your dream house and finally get your offer accepted. Time to celebrate…or is it? What if the house doesn’t appraise for the agreed-upon price? Your dream just turned into a nightmare. How do you proceed? What is the next step? Take a Deep Breath It can be heart-breaking for both… [Read More]
Home Inspection Tips – 6 Home Inspection Findings That Could Have You Walking Away From The Deal!
Whether you are buying or selling a home, you need to be made aware of any potential issues that could affect the overall deal. A home inspection report can uncover minor issues like a blown-out light or perhaps a major one such as a leaky roof or bad foundation. Both buyers and sellers need to… [Read More]
DIY Disasters That Can Ruin A Prospective Buyer’s First Impression Of Your Home…
The initial impression your home makes says it all and this goes beyond just the first glance they get when they pull up. Most buyer’s take the time to fix up their home before listing it and some of these improvements include do-it-yourself projects such as making simple repairs including painting the walls and cabinets… [Read More]
What’s A Pre-Inspection? Should You Consider Getting One Before You List Your Home For Sale?
A pre-inspection is a home inspection by a home inspector to check out a property before the home seller puts their home on the market. Oftentimes a seller will order a pre-listing home inspection to uncover any potential negative issues associated with their home before they list the home with a realtor. Let’s take a… [Read More]
7 Things That Should Be Left Unsaid by You When You Are Selling Your Home…
Most times when selling your home, it’s better to let your real estate agent do the talking with potential buyers. However, there may be moments when it’s just you, the buyer, and the buyer’s agent having a conversation, so it’s important for you to understand what not to say, as well. Most buyers will be… [Read More]
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