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.
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.
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.
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.
Craigslist.org is a huge website with classified ads in various categories, including real estate. I’m thinking about running craigslist ads to sell my house because the ads are free, and they are seen by thousands of people every day, in hundreds of cities and dozens of countries.
Snow looks beautiful when it’s falling through the trees with fall leaves clinging to the branches, but it eventually piles up on streets, sidewalks, driveways and parking lots. Snow removal is a problem for homeowners and businesses, and an even bigger problem for cities to maintain their streets.
It’s one or the other… I’ll have to remodel my kitchen or sell my house because it feels like I’m living in the past right now. Maybe it wouldn’t bother another person as much as it bothers me, but all the Golden Oak-stained wooden cabinets look like a kitchen my mother and my grandmother would love.
Surfing the web for alternatives to listing my home with a real estate agent, I have one question in mind. How do I sell my house fast online? I see several websites offering to buy houses online. And the more sites I visit, the more I think about checking the Better Business Bureau for customer reviews.
Are you looking for a nice, young couple to come along and buy your home so that you can move on with your life? Millennials are most likely to be buying starter homes now, and for a variety of reasons they are not always eager or able to become homeowners.
Until you become a landlord and have the experience of seeing your rental house destroyed by the renters, it’s hard to believe. But once you see what careless, thoughtless people have done to your investment property, and you estimate the cost of repairs and remodeling, you may want to sell a house the tenants trashed.
I notice helpful, new real estate articles online every day, but none offer tips or tricks for selling my home in a way that works for me. Listing my home to be shown by real estate agents or putting up a For Sale by Owner sign is the first step for many homeowners, but not for me.
How do I know the best asking price to sell my home if I don’t choose to involve real estate agents or brokers? For a lot of complicated reasons, I don’t want to list my house on the open market. I just want to sell it quickly on my own. But I don’t have any idea what it’s worth today.
Generational communities are populated by people in a similar age group. The best examples of generational communities are those built around the needs of senior citizens and those catering to millennials. Those are two distinct populations with different interests and needs.
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