How Can You Add Value In A Changing Market?

Published: 07/28/2022

To be successful in real estate through all the market cycles, you need to be able to add real value to real estate deals. The more ways you can add value, the more you will succeed in differing cycles and markets.  There are four major points in a remodel project where value can be added: ... (Read More)

How to Get Started Flipping Houses

Published: 07/11/2022

There is a difference between flipping a house and flipping houses. You can flip a house without a business, but successfully flipping houses requires building a business that is bigger than a single ambitious individual. There are many ways to add value to a single house. If you want to get starte... (Read More)

What Makes a House a Good Flip Project?

Published: 05/03/2022

We are frequently asked, “What makes a house a good flip project”? Our business, New Again Houses®, has flipped hundreds of houses locally in the Tri Cities market and we are now leveraging our brand nationally through Franchising. Along the way we have learned enough hard lessons to develop a f... (Read More)

Selling Inherited Property: What You Need to Know

Published: 05/03/2022

You’ve inherited property and are not sure what to do next. Here is what you need to know to make the best decision. Why do you want to sell? Selling an inherited family home is complicated. There may be several dynamics at play and it’s important to be honest about why you are selling. If th... (Read More)

Facing Foreclosure? What to Expect.

Published: 05/03/2022

Are you facing foreclosure? You know you’ve missed several mortgage payments, but you just can’t seem to get back on track. Your mortgage payments seem to be getting away from you.  And then, it happens. You get a foreclosure notice. And the realization hits you—you’re going to lose your home... (Read More)

The Top 5 Things To Check Are Updated When Buying a Home

Published: 10/28/2021

Are you getting ready to buy a house? If so, you need to think carefully about how much work you have to do before purchasing a home. Even though a house may look like it has a low price tag, you may have to do a significant amount of work to make it conducive to your lifestyle. Therefore, there are... (Read More)

More People Are Flipping Houses; Is This a Good Thing?

Published: 10/22/2021

The housing market attracted a lot of attention in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic created unique conditions for houses to appreciate significantly in value. There were a lot of people looking for a new home, mortgage rates hit historical lows, and the pandemic impacted the supply of new construction ho... (Read More)

Why More People Are Selling Their Houses Without a Realtor

Published: 10/15/2021

Are you thinking about selling your home in the future? If so, you might be thinking about selling a house on your own. Most people use a real estate agent when they sell their homes because they are unfamiliar with the rules and regulations surrounding real estate. They also want to make sure they ... (Read More)

The Top 5 Benefits of Cash Offers in 2021

Published: 06/10/2021

If you are getting ready to put your house on the market, you may be worried about the amount of time and money you are going to spend getting your house ready to sell. You may have to complete repairs, upgrade areas of your house, and stage it appropriately. You might also be worried about finding ... (Read More)

Do Companies Buy Houses for Cash?

Published: 06/10/2021

Are you looking for a fast way to sell your home? If so, you may think about selling your house for cash. Even though you may receive a cash offer from a potential buyer, you may be wondering if companies will purchase your house for cash as well. This may be an even quicker way for you to jettison ... (Read More)

How to Avoid Being Scammed When Selling Your House

Published: 04/07/2021

When someone offers to buy your home out of the blue, it’s not unreasonable to question their motives. You don’t have a “For Sale” sign in the yard. The house is not listed on the market. You weren’t even considering moving. So why is this person interested in your home? Not all so-called "ho... (Read More)

How to Know If You’re Ready to Purchase a Home

Published: 04/01/2021

It happens to the best of us. You get tired of sharing walls with your neighbors, and you start to wonder what it would be like to move out of your apartment and into a house. But paying a mortgage and owning a property? Those are big steps. Are you prepared to buy your first house? Here’s how to... (Read More)

What to Expect When You’re Restoring a Home for Another Family

Published: 03/30/2021

If you’ve inherited a property that you’re thinking about selling to someone else, you may have a lot of work to do before it’s ready for the real estate market. After looking over the home, you may have some ideas about the changes you’d make if you were living there. But how do you make those kin... (Read More)

The Most Common Issues When Selling a House

Published: 03/23/2021

When you sell your house on the real estate market, passing a home inspection is part of the process. It can be a stressful situation. You don’t know what defects the inspector will find or how much it’s going to cost to repair them. Here are some of the most common issues when selling a house and... (Read More)

Using Your Tax Refund Wisely Toward Buying a Home

Published: 03/11/2021

If you’re expecting a large tax refund this year, and you’re looking for a change of scenery, you may be thinking about using that money toward the purchase of a home. The average tax refund for the 2019 tax year was around $2,500, according to Bankrate. It makes sense to try to work that extra cas... (Read More)

Mortgage Interest Rates: What to Expect in 2021

Published: 02/22/2021

Despite the economic hardships of 2020, the housing market boomed because of high demand, low supply, and low mortgage interest rates. If you’re looking to take out a mortgage this year, you need to know whether rates are expected to stay low or if there’s an increase on the horizon. Here’s what t... (Read More)

What’s the Housing Market Outlook for 2021?

Published: 02/18/2021

As the pandemic took shape in the spring of 2020, the housing market was disrupted. But low-interest rates, limited supply, and high demand resulted in a quick rebound and dramatic surge toward the end of the year. Should we expect something similar or different this year as vaccines roll out and w... (Read More)

How to Deal with Tenants Not Paying Rent Because of COVID-19

Published: 02/10/2021

The pandemic has left millions of people unemployed and caused families to struggle with their mortgage and rent payments. Where there are renters not paying rent, there are also landlords who may not be able to pay their bills. It’s a sensitive situation, and there’s not an easy solution. But the... (Read More)

What’s the Difference Between Pre-Foreclosure and Foreclosure?

Published: 01/26/2021

If you find yourself facing foreclosure, you may be confused by the term pre-foreclosure. What’s the difference? Here’s what you need to know. What Is Pre-Foreclosure? Your bank may begin the pre-foreclosure process when you are 90 days behind on your mortgage payments. You s... (Read More)

How Quickly Can a Cash Buyer Close?

Published: 11/19/2020

Selling your house to a cash buyer is about as close to instant gratification as you can get.  You’ve probably heard the home-selling process is faster with a cash buyer. But why is it so much quicker? There are many reasons why a cash buyer can close the deal on your home faster than the traditio... (Read More)