“I Want to Sell My House Fast!” Does This Sound Like You?

To sell your home quickly, you’ll either need to invest money in hiring pros or your time and elbow grease to get your house ready.  Motivated buyers ready to close quickly have likely already sold their current home, their apartment lease is about to expire, or they’ve just moved to town for a new job….

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Replace Roof Before Selling – Is This on Your Home Pre-sale List?

Doing an in-depth assessment of your home should be on your to-do list before putting your house on the market. If you live in the house, you’re already familiar with most of its quirks and issues. However, you may not be the best person to decide whether or not to tackle a major project before…

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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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