Moving is never fun or easy, but the headaches are compounded exponentially if you’re facing a sudden relocation due to a job change or promotion. The thought of putting your home on the market, leaving your furnishings behind for staging reasons, and finding new digs in another city can leave your head swimming. And [...]
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Is it time to downsize from your current home into something smaller? You might be averse to downsizing because, let’s face it, moving is no fun. But downsizing could turn out to be a great decision if you are able to move into a living environment that better suits your current needs. It’s Just [...]
When a homeowner sits at the closing table and looks at the fees collected by the realtors involved in the sale of their home, very few are happy to pay 3% of their home’s selling price to each agent. Most sellers underestimate the amount of work real estate agents, for both the buyer and [...]
I Can’t Make My House Payments – Will Bankruptcy Allow Me to Keep My House? If you have fallen behind on house payments, there are usually options available to prevent foreclosure. Most lenders will try to work with you to avoid foreclosure—after all, they want the debt to be paid, and trying to prepare [...]
Owning your own home is one of the few goals we all share. And when it’s time to buy a home, you have a lot of decisions to make and including whether or not you will go the traditional real estate route, or if you will take advantage of the great home values that [...]
When someone is trying to sell a house “as is,” they mean they do not intend to make any improvements or repairs on it. In other words, what the buyer sees is what they get. While that seems simple enough, there are many factors to consider before you sell a home “as is” and [...]
You’ve tried everything—talking to them, threatening them, changing the locks (assuming that was written into their lease). Nothing has worked. Your tenants just won’t pay their rent no matter what you do. You need then out of your rental property right now. But what do you have to do to evict non-paying tenants? In [...]
When a job is lost, accident or illness strikes, or another economic hardships occurs, many people find themselves behind on mortgage payments. The ultimate risk is foreclosure and losing your home. This can be devastating in more ways than one. In addition to losing your shelter and security, losing a home to foreclosure can hurt [...]
Selling a house yourself might seem like a good way to go—after all, you’re cutting out the cost of a real estate agent. However, selling a house “by owner” is a lot of work, with you handling all of the marketing, showings, contracts, and negotiations yourself. You may want to think twice before selling your [...]
Selling a home is stressful. One way to take the stress out of it is to sell to a home investor like SellMyHomeToday.com. But you have questions about selling a house outside the traditional real estate route. (Don’t worry, you are not alone!). Below are frequently asked questions about selling to SellMyHomeToday.com. Q: How [...]