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)

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)

Do Cash Buyers Really Purchase Homes As They Are?

Published: 11/17/2020

Yes, it’s true. If you think your home is in too bad of shape to sell, think again. Cash buyers purchase homes in all conditions, sizes, and locations. They can save you the time, effort, and money it would take to get your house ready for the real estate market. Find that hard to believe?  Here are... (Read More)

Selling a House That Needs Repairs: What You Need to Know

Published: 11/10/2020

There’s no way around it; you’re stuck. Your home needs a lot of work, and you can’t afford to fix it up. You want to list it, but who’s going to buy a money pit? There are things you can do to make your home more attractive to potential buyers without spending your life savings. There are al... (Read More)

Why You Should Seek an Alternative to Payday Loans When You Need Cash

Published: 11/04/2020

Payday loans are expensive! These short-term loans carry crazy high-interest rates and fees. Though they can help you out in an emergency, they can also start a cycle of debt that’s hard to break out of.  Here are other options than a payday loan you should consider and how selling your home for c... (Read More)

My House Failed Inspection. Can I Still Sell It?

Published: 11/03/2020

No house is perfect. There will be items that come up on an inspection report when you’re selling your home that will make you scratch your head. Yet, major issues will prevent your home from passing the test. It’s these kinds of repairs and how you decide to handle them that can make or brea... (Read More)

How to Spend the Least Amount of Time, Money, and Effort Selling an Outdated House

Published: 10/27/2020

There’s so much that needs to be done.  You don’t have a clue where to begin. The appliances are decades old. There’s shag carpeting in the bedrooms. And a rotary phone is still sitting in the hallway cubby hole. Your house needs to be updated. In general, it’s in good shape, but it definitely co... (Read More)

Selling During a Divorce: How to Part Ways and List Your Home

Published: 10/23/2020

First and foremost, we’re sorry you have to go through this. Divorce is one of the most stressful events of a person’s life. We know you didn’t make this decision lightly, but now you’re ready to handle the details of a permanent separation.  Since you’re reading this blog, you’re probably leaning... (Read More)

How Much Can Cash Buyers Offer for a Home?

Published: 10/21/2020

What is a cash buyer? You’ve probably heard the term on TV and seen it floating around on internet ads.  But what exactly does a cash buyer have to offer that a realtor or wholesaler doesn’t when it comes to selling your home? A cash buyer gives you the chance to get rid of the headache that is t... (Read More)