The loss of a loved one can easily be one of the most difficult events in life. On top of the grief associated with the loss, many families face the stress of managing the deceased person's estate. And unfortunately, the probate process can be very complicated, and finding the answers to pressing questions can be difficult.
Perhaps you're considering selling your home, but you haven't paid off the mortgage yet and are worried that will prevent you from selling. This is a common fear. After all, over 60% of the homes in the United States have mortgages on them. Are all these homes unable to sell until their loan balances are paid off?
Earnest money is a common term amongst real estate professionals, but there can be quite a bit of confusion surrounding it for people who don't deal with real estate transactions every day. Many people have questions such as, "Is earnest money refundable?" "How much is enough?" Or, "Does earnest money go toward the down payment?"
If you're considering selling your house soon, you've likely considered the option of selling it as is. And why not, right? Who wants to deal with the hassle of all those pesky repairs anyway? The thought of selling a house without lifting a finger sounds much better! But in reality, selling as is is not the right solution for everyone, and there are trade-offs associated with it.
You may or may not be familiar with wholesaling real estate. But if you are planning to sell a house in the near future, it is something you should pay attention to. Many of the signs that say "We buy houses for cash!" are actually wholesalers. But what does this mean?
Did you know there are more ways to sell a house than the traditional route where the buyer goes to the bank to get a loan? One of these ways is when the seller finances a portion of the purchase price - also known as a seller carry back loan. This is one of the financing strategies that fall under the umbrella of owner financing.
Several terms get thrown around in the real estate industry (earnest money deposit, down payment, escrow account, contingencies, agent commissions, and more). For those that aren't heavily involved with real estate, these terms can be overwhelming, and most have accepted that they will always be confused. The purpose of this article is to make a distinction between an earnest money deposit and a down payment. We will define what they are and the intricacies of each one.
Cash offers have always been around in real estate, but they have exploded in the last few years with the emergence of iBuyers, hedge funds, and prospective homeowners just trying to get a leg up on the competition. But what does a cash offer on a house mean exactly? It can certainly simplify the process of selling a house, but there are also a few misconceptions surrounding them.
With the crazy market fluctuations we've seen over the past couple of years, many homeowners are wondering, "How much is my home worth?" The problem is that there are countless home value estimates available to homeowners - Zillow Zestimate, letters from agents, the house that sold down the street, and more!
This article will explore the health benefits of a clean and tidy home, along with some tips for organization and upkeep.
Learn how to flip a house and make money in today's market with this complete guide for beginners. From finding the right property to renovating it, we show you everything you need to know!
I want to highlight 10 mistakes commonly made when selling a house. These errors can cost homeowners thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars. Do you want to make a $10,000 mistake when you sell? With house prices soaring, any minor mistakes are now amplified. And this means if you make an error, you miss out on cash at closing!
It is not uncommon for water damage to happen in homes. It can be caused by many things, such as roof leaks or leaky pipes, but the water is often just sitting there until it causes a bigger problem. If you are thinking about selling your house and know it has water damage, this article will help you sell your home faster than ever before! We'll go over some common causes of water damage and how to fix them so that you can get this issue behind you.
A termite infestation is an expensive problem for any homeowner to deal with. Not only does it cause structural damage, but termites can also eat away at your home's value and make it difficult to sell. There are two ways you can go about getting rid of termites before selling your house: (1) repairing the termite damage yourself or (2) selling to a cash buyer who doesn't care if there's termite damage because they specialize in repairing homes. We'll discuss both options below!