Have You Budgeted Enough for Closing Costs?

If you’re selling your current home to buy your dream home, it’s important to be aware of all the costs you’ll face during both transactions. On the selling side, you want to be aware of commissions and other fees. We’ve previously discussed how commission works and whether or not no-commission sales are real. Now, we’d […]

Harness ALL of the Equity in Your Home

If you want to sell your home but don’t have the cash needed for repairs, you may have considered a cash-out loan. Why not refinance and get extra money out when that money will be going back into your house? Surely you’ll get it back when you sell… right? Unfortunately, the answer is often no. […]

Ready for a Change?

If you own an older home, you might find yourself scrolling through new and updated homes on Zillow, drooling over current trends. You might ask yourself “will someone just buy my property so I can get an updated home?” We understand: There’s definitely a lot to love about current housing trends. Whether you’re a casual […]

When to Get Rid of a Rental Property

Do you have a rental property you’re thinking of selling? No matter your particular situation, deciding when to get rid of a rental property is tough. We’d love to help you with your decision. Here are 5 situations where it might make sense to get rid of a rental property: Situation 1: Repairs are outweighing […]

Should You Rent Out Your House or Sell It?

You’re buying a new home. What do you do with your current home? Either renting it out or selling it could be profitable, and it isn’t easy deciding which option is best. At MarketPro Homebuyers, we buy houses in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. We’re experts in this area, and we put together this […]

No-Commission Home Sales Are Real

If you’re thinking of selling your home, you’re probably dreading paying real estate commission. You might wonder if there’s any way to avoid paying it. It’s not a small chunk of change, after all—the total commission usually ends up being about 5-6% of the selling price, so if your home sells for $250,000 you’ll be […]

What is FSBO?

Anyone who has bought or sold a home is probably familiar with the acronym FSBO–For Sale by Owner, meaning sold without the help of a real estate agent. If you’re thinking, “I need someone to buy my home,” and are considering listing FSBO, it’s important to fully understand what that entails. Don’t worry, though: The […]

How to Increase Curb Appeal to Sell Quickly

Spring is approaching! It’s a great time of year to sell your house. When the weather starts warming up, buyers get serious about their search for their next home. One of the first things that visitors to your home notice is how your home looks from the curb. If you want to sell your house […]

Should I Put My Things in Storage While I Sell My House?

If you’re getting ready to sell your house, you might have one big question: What do you do with all of your belongings? You probably realize that a cluttered home does not attract buyers. They need to be able to visualize their ideal life in your home—and their ideal life likely does not include excess […]

6-Month Plan to Sell Your Home

If you’re thinking of selling your home, don’t wait until the last minute for repairs, updates, and sale prep. Instead, start now and do something every month so your home is ready to go when that listing date rolls around. At MarketPro Homebuyers, we know exactly what goes into prepping a home for sale. You […]