8 posts tagged with "sell-my-home"
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.
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.
Of all the things I can do to sell my home, putting up a For Sale sign is the most obvious. It’s a public announcement that all the neighbors will see, as well as anyone passing by on the street or sidewalk. What are the consequences of putting up a For Sale sign, and why do they matter?
Every parcel of real estate has a history going back to the original land grant from the government. The process of clearing the title to sell my home involves searching the historical, legal records on it. That’s not a job for a novice because it takes special training and skill.
It doesn’t happen every day, but when you mention that you’ve accepted a new job another state, your neighbors might ask when you’ll put your house up for sale. That’s the moment you have the thought, “I might sell my home to neighbors and not have to pay a real estate commission.”
Real estate buyers who are planning to borrow money often choose to get pre-approved for a mortgage loan. Does buyer pre-approval help you sell your home? The answer is – it may help you, but it’s no guarantee that buyer will get a mortgage to close a transaction on your house.
You might be surprised to know that professional home buyers occasionally hear a homeowner say, “I need to sell my home with everything in it.” They might not have time to schedule an auction or hire a moving crew. They are obviously in a hurry and have no time to deal with their belongings inside the house and garage.
If that thought is running around your head, you know it. “A bad thing happened so I need to sell my home.” You might not want to reveal the nature of the bad thing, an event or a situation that’s a problem for you. Avoiding any discussion about the bad thing may be your #1 goal, until you realize you just want to move away.