While the real estate market from coast to coast has, for the most part, certainly come up since the recession of 2008, this doesn't necessarily mean that homes will automatically sell quickly - especially for asking price - if they don't have the right pricing and marketing strategies backing them up. For example, even during a [...]
Now that President Trump's new tax rules have been put into motion, there may be a couple of additional items that you'll need to put on (or take off) your To-Do list if you are planning to purchase a new home. You may also find that being a home owner might not have all the [...]
If you've been thinking about putting your current home on the market, one of the first things that may come to mind is how much you will be able to list it for. For many sellers, the price figure is extremely important, as it can be the starting point for how much you will have [...]
If you are considering putting your current residence on the market, you may be concerned about the competition, and what it could mean in terms of getting offers, as well as for your ultimate selling price. Today, home buyers have many options to choose from. With that in mind, someone who is interested in your [...]
When it comes to the purchase or sale of a home, there can be some out-of-pocket expenses involved. For example, as the buyer, you will typically need to come up with a down payment, as well as various fix-up and moving related costs. Even as a seller, you could have to reach into your pocket [...]
With spring now fully in the air, you may be ready to tackle some of the items on your home's to-do list - one of which may be listing it for sale. Traditionally, when the weather turns warm, many people who are considering making a move will take action.
If you've been toying with the idea of moving, but you aren't quite sure whether you should sell your present residence or keep it as a rental property (and in turn, as a possible income stream), there a some important factors to consider that may help you to decide whether to sell or rent. First, [...]
If you've been considering the sale of your current home, you may have high hopes of receiving the full price from a buyer. But, while this can be the case in some instances, in other scenarios, a property may end up sitting on the market for quite some time - eventually prompting a reduction in the asking price.
If you've recently inherited a home or other property from a loved one, you may be wondering whether or not to put it on the market for sale, or to keep it and use it as a rental. In any case, though, there may be certain tax related issues for you to be aware of. [...]
When purchasing a home, most people will need to come up with at least some amount of money for its down payment. Many lending programs today will require that a buyer put down a minimum of 3.5%. Although in a number of cases, 10 to 20% will be the norm. Depending on the purchase price [...]