Can you really sell your house by yourself? Yes, of course you can! But the question you have to ask is: What provides the biggest value to me as a homeowner? Perhaps you are looking to save costs? Or maybe save on the amount of time it takes to sell your home.
Selling a home is often viewed as a monumental task by home owners. Selling a home can actually be fairly easy if the proper preparation is taken and the right advice is obtained. One of the best ways to be prepared for the sale of your home is by reading top real estate articles and resources.
No one ever said moving was easy. The process of gathering all of your things - typically far more things than you realized you ever had - and transferring them from one place to another is difficult at the best of times. The work is substantial and is rarely something that can be done quickly.
What you should not do when selling a home. Avoid making these home selling mistakes mentioned in the article for a smooth sale.
With the real estate market steadily improving, many condo owners are looking to sell. But selling a condo is not usually as simple as putting a sign up. It takes a lot of work to sell quickly, and for the best possible price.
Unless you are one of the rare homeowners with the financial ability to pay two mortgages at once, buying a home before selling your current home is not really an option. Given the fact you need to sell your current home to pay for a new one, you will need to prepare yourself for a certain level of uncertainty.
Whether you are looking to put your house on the market or you're simply investing in the future, it's never too late to start on projects that will increase the value of your home. However, no one likes to spend tens of thousands of dollars on renovations, especially ones that don't carry a return on investment.
One of the popular questions I get from homeowners after accepting an offer on their home is who will be at the home inspection. If you have not sold a home in a while it is certainly a legitimate question to ask. The answer however, is not clear cut and dry.
A good real estate agent is the ideal partner for selling a home, but even the best agent can only do so much without the cooperation of the homeowner. As a seller, it is important for you to understand that your actions can make the job of your real estate agent much more difficult.
Even with lending standards tightening up following the financial crisis, there are still a number of no-down payment and low-down payment loan options for qualified buyers. Unfortunately, some sellers and their Realtors are making the mistake of pushing away these buyers by demanding a higher down payment than is truly necessary.
When you consider making improvements or additions to your home, it can be tempting to try and skirt the permit process. In some cities and towns the cost and hassle of getting a permit can seem unnecessary, especially if you are handy and like to make renovations, or you have a friend who offers to do it for you.
Over the last couple months I have had more people ask me how to fire a real estate agent than in the last few years. There is obviously quite a bit of dissatisfaction out there from folks trying to sell their home.
Every now and then one of my clients will see an advertisement for a guaranteed home sale program and ask me what they are all about. Guaranteed home sale programs were originally started many years ago by ERA Real Estate. Since that time there have been many other individual agents and companies who have copied various forms of the program.