Category: Buying or Selling a Home

Being a homeowner is part of the American dream, but that white picket fence comes with a side of unexpected realities. While buying and owning a home can be fun and rewarding, it's not all HGTV makes it out be. From hidden expenses to housekeeping demands, it involves a lot more mental and monetary effort than...
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A lot can go wrong when buying a home. The seller, the lender, the appraiser or your real estate agent could do something to inadvertently sabotage the purchase of your new home. And, yes, even you could make a mistake. Home buyers make plenty of them. Recent Articles Hard Truths About Buying a Home That...
If you're planning to list your home for sale in the near future, you'll want to attempt to look at your décor through fresh eyes. There is a difference between decorating to reflect your own style versus decorating to entice a would-be buyer. If you're planning to live in your home for the foreseeable future,...
Are you getting ready to sell your house? Before you list your property on the market, you should get ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Selling a home typically requires more work than planting a "For Sale" sign in the yard. If you're hoping to get the best return for your...
Everyone wants to get the most money for their home. In fact, most sellers are hoping to make a bit more than their home is worth to prove their investment was wise. However, you cannot just list your home and hope for the best. Selling your home for the top price requires some effort on...
You've taken the step to list your home for sale. And, then you wait. Why isn't anyone interested in what you've worked so hard to create? There are many reasons your home may not instantly attract a wide variety of buyers. Sometimes, there's little you can do, such as if you are in a sluggish...
Selling a home can be hard work—you should repaint it, trim your lawn to bump up your curb appeal, maybe replace the cabinets in your embarrassingly outdated kitchen, and more. But if you’re moaning, “There’s got to be an easier way,” you’re in luck, because there is: You can learn the steps on how to sell a home “as is.”...
Most people don’t plan on living in their first (or second or maybe even third) home forever but knowing when the time is right to put that baby on the market can be tricky. In fact, it can feel kind of like breaking up with a longtime boyfriend or girlfriend. Deep down, you knew you wouldn’t...
You want your place to look like those expensive home design website images you drool over, don’t you? Of course you do! Problem is, your budget may not match your design aspirations. Fear not! Making your home look high-end isn’t always about spending tons of cash. It’s a matter of taking the time and care to...
Ever wondered “What is my home worth?” During the housing bubble years leading up to 2007, it was with the pleasant thrill of imagining money piling up in the bank; after the crash, it was with a sense of dread, remembering that looming mortgage debt. That’s why determining how to price your home is important if you...