6 Tips for Starting Probate and Settling an Estate Plus How a Cash Buyer Can Help

Published: 08/12/2020

What is probate? When a loved one passes away, their property or estate must be distributed among their heirs and beneficiaries (or handled in some other way). The person responsible for overseeing this process is typically named in a will as the executor or personal representative. Dealing with p... (Read More)

Why You Shouldn’t List Your Property and What a Cash Buyer Can Do for You

Published: 08/07/2020

Love it or list it? You may have seen the reality show on HGTV where homeowners decide whether to love their renovations or list their home for sale. But staying put or selling on the market aren’t the only two choices if you’re unhappy with your home. For one, listing your property can be a lengt... (Read More)

Timeline for Selling a House with a Wholesaler, Real Estate Agent, or Cash Buyer

Published: 08/06/2020

Do you have the time? It’s a legitimate question to ask yourself once you decide to sell your home. There are several options to choose from, and the path you take can depend on how big of a hurry you’re in to seal the deal. This article examines the typical timelines for selling your home with a ... (Read More)

Your First Step after Inheriting a House and What Comes Next

Published: 07/27/2020

Inheriting a house can be overwhelming. Maybe you were expecting it. Perhaps it was out of the blue. It could be you just weren’t prepared to deal with the circumstances that led you to this point—let alone figure out what to do with a piece of property. When you’re dealing with an inheritance, th... (Read More)

5 Things to Consider Before Listing Your Home Plus the Fastest Way to Sell It

Published: 07/20/2020

Your mind is made up. You’re tired of worrying about repairs. You’re not interested in being a landlord. There’s only one thought that keeps popping up in your head. “I want to sell my house.” If you’re confident it’s time to move on, selling your home will lift a burden and give you peace of min... (Read More)

10 Ways to Cope with an Underwater Mortgage and Get Some Relief

Published: 07/13/2020

An upside-down mortgage is a heavy burden to bear. You are probably behind on payments, don’t really care about the property, and feel like you’re drowning. Being underwater on your mortgage means you owe more than your house is worth. Though the situation may seem hopeless, you do have options. S... (Read More)

Why Renting to Family Is a Bad Idea and What to Keep in Mind If You Go Through with It

Published: 07/08/2020

If you’ve recently acquired property from an inheritance, you have some important decisions to make. You could make it your primary residence. You might want to sell the home, take the money, and run. Or you may know someone who would be interested in renting a house—like your niece or your son. A... (Read More)

4 Things You Can Do With an Inherited Property

Published: 01/24/2020

Typically, one receives an inherited home from a deceased relative. Inherited homes can be a great opportunity for the inheritor, but sometimes the home can also pose a problem. Many inherited homes have not been taken care of and need many upgrades. When money needs to be put back into the home, it... (Read More)

3 Things To Keep In Mind If Your Goal Is To Buy A Home

Published: 01/23/2020

Buying a home can be one of the most gratifying gifts you can give yourself and your family. It can feel like a rite of passage ushering you into many new and exciting seasons of life. It’s a goal for many, but it is only attainable for few. But why? Today we are going to unpack 3 things to keep in... (Read More)

Should I Trust Zillow to Determine the Price of My Home?

Published: 01/16/2020

Buying and selling a home today is very much different compared to how things were done a decade ago. Today, there are several tools that the average person can use to search for homes and to sell a property. There are online resources for anything and everything related to real estate. From vi... (Read More)

5 Improvements You Can Make to Sell Your Home Fast

Published: 12/31/2019

Are you looking to sell your house in a few months? Before you make any moves, there are specific considerations you must first look into. These considerations specifically involve home improvement projects that will further increase the resale value of your property. The good thing about these ... (Read More)

The Best Time of the Year to Sell Your Home

Published: 12/09/2019

The best time of the year to sell your home depends on the location of the property. It is a common knowledge among homeowners that the fastest time of the year to sell a property with the most ROI is during spring, but it’s not true for some cities. In places like Florida, Texas, Southern Califor... (Read More)

5 Tips for Selling a Run-Down Property

Published: 12/02/2019

Selling a run-down property can be a difficult task, especially when compared to the homes on HGTV. In reality TV, it insists to the public that an ideal home needs to be in a perfect location with upgraded interior designs, stainless steel appliances, and beautiful lawns. They do this to create a h... (Read More)

Options to Consider if Your Home Isn’t Selling 

Published: 11/21/2019

What should you do if your home isn't selling on the traditional market? One of the most discouraging feelings for home sellers is seeing their property sitting on the market for a long time. To add insult to injury, it is tougher if the home doesn’t even attract a single offer. This, after all th... (Read More)

When Should I Clean My Gutters?

Published: 11/12/2019

Keeping your gutters clean is the most important step to avoiding unnecessary water damage to your home! Full gutters are, most often, the culprit for causing water damage to homes that we look at. Don't let a simple task stand in the way between water damage and a healthy, happy home! When it r... (Read More)

Real Estate Definitions

Published: 10/10/2019

When involved in real estate transactions it can sometimes feel like people are speaking adifferent language. Here are some definitions of key terms to help you! PMI - Private mortgage insurance is what borrowers have to pay when they take out a mortgage from a commercial lender and pay a down payme... (Read More)

How to Sell A House In Probate

Published: 10/01/2019

A relative of yours has passed away, and they owned a house. You or someone you know has inherited that house. However, you do not want the house. Now you need to sell a house in probate. What steps do you need to take to be able to sell the house that you’ve inherited? Written by Derek Malcolm of ... (Read More)

How to Sell a Home with a Lien

Published: 06/18/2019

If you’ve ever sold a home, you know how lengthy and stressful the process can be even when both parties bring no obstacles to the table. Selling a home with issues attached can take the entire transaction to a whole new level if you don’t know what to do. It is very important to have information ... (Read More)

What to Expect when Buying a Foreclosure Home

Published: 06/11/2019

Buying a home facing foreclosure, a.k.a. “pre-foreclosure,” is often thought of as a great way to get an incredible deal on a property that may otherwise be much more expensive. This can be true to an extent, but it can also be a tedious process to move through, not to mention complete. Define “Pre-... (Read More)

How to Find Your Home's Value

Published: 05/02/2019

One of the first steps a real estate agent takes when meeting with a potential seller is figuring out your home’s value. Luckily you don’t have to be licensed to know how to come up with a value. With a computer, a little research, and some mathematical ability (basic math with a calculator), you ca... (Read More)