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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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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5 Pros and 5 Cons of Selling Via a Realtor

Most people sell their home through a realtor or real estate agent. Often, with this option, you can trust the process to your realtor and they’ll take it from there. But that’s not the only option! Like most choices in life, hiring a realtor has its upsides and its downsides. If you’re on the fence,…

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Should I Take a Cash Offer for My House?

Wondering whether it’s a good idea to sell your house for cash? Maybe you know people on both sides of the argument: some saying that a cash offer is a great deal and others saying that it’s risky. So, should you take a cash offer for your house? The answer: not always. We’ll explain when…

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