Sell a Home This Week

Most people might think it’s impossible to sell a home this week. But it’s entirely possible when you know the right people to call. In the next seven to ten days, you could be out from under the responsibility of a house you no longer wish to own. Maybe you never wanted to own it. Maybe you inherited it or had to accept it for value in a divorce settlement.

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Holding an Open House to Sell My House

I’m thinking about holding an open house to sell my home. Although it’s more common for real estate agents than for homeowners to hold open houses, it’s not necessarily clear to prospective buyers who is hosting the open house when they stop by for a visit. Attending an open house is an easy way for buyers to see the inside of a home they like.

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Avoiding Title Company Delays for Home Selling

First-time buyers experience their first real estate transaction whey they buy a house. When they sell it, there may be some surprises involved. Here are some good ideas for avoiding and handling delays at the title company for home selling. First-time buyers experience their first real estate transaction when they buy a house.

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Trusting an Agent to Sell My House Fast

I’m having a hard time trusting an agent to sell my house fast. Maybe I’ve heard too many stories from other sellers over the years, friends and family members complaining about their real estate agents. The main thing I remember hearing is, “agents don’t really do anything unless somebody calls them for a showing.”

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To Sell a House or Abandon It

If a property has been damaged in a fire or a natural disaster and it’s beyond repair, you might be considering whether to sell a house or abandon it. Many people find themselves in this difficult situation and they are dealing with tough decisions after losing their possessions, pets and possibly family members.

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Getting a Settlement or Selling My Home

I’m in a frustrating situation right now, waiting for a settlement to come through. Any day now I will be receiving a lot of cash. But that doesn’t help me today. Each day I check my bank deposits and my mailbox, waiting to see the settlement funds. At this point, I need some quick cash.

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Landscaping Before Selling My Home

The front yard is the first thing homebuyers see when they drive by or when they see photos online. If they don’t get a good first impression of the house and yard, they may lose interest in it. That’s why I’m thinking about landscaping before selling my home. It is one way I might attract a buyer.

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Who Pays for Closing When I Sell My House?

Typically, there are costs of closing a real estate transaction that are billed to the seller and other costs that are billed to the buyer. These costs are itemized on a Closing Disclosure document, also called a closing statement or a settlement statement by seasoned real estate professionals. Many of us simply want to know who pays for closing.

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Time to Sell a House As Is

If you have a house you don’t want and it needs a lot of work, it may be time to sell a house as is. Even if you don’t have monthly mortgage payments, the cost of repairs can be crushing. For most people it doesn’t make sense to pour more money into a property in order to sell it and recoup the money at closing. It might make more sense to sell as is.

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Unemployed and Trying to Avoid Selling My Home

It’s frustrating and embarrassing, but I’m in a bad financial situation after losing my job. So, I’m trying to avoid selling my home to cut monthly and yearly expenses. My property taxes have doubled since buying the house, and homeowners insurance goes up every year, so it’s time to consider options.

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