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What Happens When a House Sits Vacant?

What Happens When a House Sits Vacant?

Just because a house is vacant doesn’t mean it will stay in that exact same condition where you left it. In fact, a home's condition can go downhill significantly when you're not there to keep up on maintenance and the daily housework that keeps a property looking its...

What’s the Best Time to Sell A Home?

What’s the Best Time to Sell A Home?

So, you’re thinking of selling your house, and you want to be sure you choose the best time to list the home. Though it certainly depends on where you live, the best time to sell a home is typically later in the spring or the summer months. The reasoning is quite...

Selling A House Without a Realtor: Pros and Cons

Selling A House Without a Realtor: Pros and Cons

When attempting to sell a house, it’s not always the right decision to hire a realtor. While they’re a wonderful resource when time and money are not a factor, a realtor is not always the best option when you’re trying to sell quickly. If you’re looking to sell a home...

What Is a Second Mortgage?

What Is a Second Mortgage?

If you’ve fallen behind on your house payments and are worried about losing your home, you may be considering taking out a second mortgage. But before you do, it’s important to know exactly what a second mortgage entails and the potential consequences it can have on...

How to Downsize Your Home in 2022

How to Downsize Your Home in 2022

Whether you're approaching retirement, have a reduced income, you’re empty nesters, or are simply looking for less work and greater flexibility; the decision to downsize your home makes sense, but is it the right time, and how much work is it going to take?  If you’re...

Should I Repair My Home or Sell it As-Is?

Should I Repair My Home or Sell it As-Is?

You may be ready to move on and move out, but is your house? Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you should sell your house as-is or invest the time and money in needed repairs before you list it. Will that stained carpet impact your profit? Will those old windows...

Can I Sell Fire Damaged Property?

Can I Sell Fire Damaged Property?

A house fire is certainly a traumatic event. Obviously, the most important thing in such a situation is the safety of all involved. However, after the flames have escaped and the fire has smoldered, homeowners must still face the devastating reality of all that was...

Managing the Stress of Selling a House

Managing the Stress of Selling a House

From worrying if you’ll get the price you want in the timeframe you need and whether you’ll have to negotiate, to waiting on buyer responses and requests or lender approvals, the process of selling a house can be super stressful! Pile on the additional pressures of...

How to Sell an Inherited Home

How to Sell an Inherited Home

Selling an inherited home can be a challenging and emotional experience, especially if the home holds special memories. While the process may seem daunting, if you’ve made the difficult decision that selling the property is the best choice for you, there are steps you...

5 Things Not to Fix When Preparing Your Home for Sale

5 Things Not to Fix When Preparing Your Home for Sale

If you’re selling your house, you want to get top dollar, but to do that, you often need to make some updates or repairs. Ah, but those fixes cost money and it can be tricky to know what’s worth fixing versus what doesn’t add enough value to justify the price. Here’s...

What Can I Do to Lower Monthly House Payments?

What Can I Do to Lower Monthly House Payments?

If you’re looking for ways to cut down on living expenses, a lower monthly payment on your home can relieve some financial stress and help give your budget a bit of wiggle room. After all, mortgage payments typically take a big bite out of your paycheck, so reducing...

Rehab vs. Selling
Your Home

When it comes to selling or rehabbing your home, you want to make the right decision. This guide will give you all the information you need to make a decision that’s best for you and your family.

Cost of Selling Your Home Through a Retail Transaction

Homeowners enter into the retail transaction process because it’s the only option they know. This guide will help you better understand the transaction process.

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