How To Find an Investor to Buy Your House

It’s a seller’s market in much of the United States and you have a house to sell. But there’s a catch: you need to sell quickly.  If the thought of finding a real estate agent, readying the house for showings, and waiting for the sale to close seems like it will take too long, you…

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Selling Your Rental Property – When is the Best Time

You own several rental properties as investments through ups and downs in the housing market. When you meet with your financial advisor, you always discuss whether to sell or hold onto those properties. Things have changed with your situation and you’re thinking about getting out.  When to Consider Selling You’re moving out of the area…

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Selling a House That Needs Repairs

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’ll need to decide which repairs and upgrades must or should be done before you put your home on the market.  What buyers will overlook when it comes to needed fixes and updates may depend on your home’s location. If your home is showing a little wear…

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Moving to Senior Living: Is It Time to Sell Your Home?

You chose your forever home as the place you planned to live for the rest of your life. Lately, though, you’ve considered making a change. It could be that as you’ve gotten older, an illness or injury has begun to limit your ability to live independently. You may not want to live in the house…

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Selling A House Without Paying Commission

When you sell a home using the traditional real estate agent model, you’re going to pay about 6% in commissions. Yes, “commissions” plural: you’ll pay an average of 3% to your listing agent and another 3% to the buyer’s agent. The United States’ decades-old commission structure is the highest of any industrialized nation. If you…

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Selling Your Home in the Winter: Five Essential Tips (Part 1)

Selling your home during the winter presents opportunities and challenges. There are fewer homes on the market and buyers who must buy a home now are typically more motivated. Knowing how to stage your home outside and indoors can boost your chances of selling more quickly and for a great price.  This blog post is…

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Selling an Inherited Home: 5 Reasons to Sell Now

An inherited home can be a blessing for some and a source of inconvenience for others.  Once you’ve figured out the financial implications of selling your inherited home, you may decide that putting it on the market is the best choice.  Even so, many homeowners find themselves in a holding pattern. The market may not…

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8 Reasons Why Selling Your House to Investors is Better than Realtors

1. You Don’t Have to Pay Commissions and Fees Most of the time, sellers have to pay commissions and fees to their real estate agent and the agent of the buyer. So, if you sell your house for $200,000, for example, you’ll probably have to subtract about $12,000 off that price and pay it to…

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Seniors Selling or Downsizing – Tips

Considering Downsizing and Worried About Selling Your Old House? Growing older has some unique perks, and  probably ranking at the top is the wisdom of doing less and enjoying more. As we look toward our golden years, that wisdom often tells us we no longer want as much house to maintain and might want to…

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Relocating and Selling Your Home in Maryland

Relocating is complicated, even in the best of cases. As local Maryland real estate professionals, we’ve met hundreds of people who need to move out of town, whether it’s to pursue a job, be closer to family, or retire to a sunnier locale. You have to find a new place to live, whether you’re relocating…

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