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What You Need to Know About Buying a Home with Foundation Issues
Buying a Home
A home’s foundation is as essential as it sounds. The job of the foundation is to transfer the structure’s load to the rock or soil underneath, without excessive movement or settlement. Without a proper foundation, a house will not stand the test of time.Therefore, before buying a house, make s...
2 days ago
Sterling Place
How To Get A Home Buyer Rebate – Without Negotiating
Buying a Home
In today’s real estate market, home prices are increasing rapidly. It’s common for homes to sell for above-asking price with multiple offers on the first day. In a seller’s market, home buyers need to use every tool at their disposal to make a competitive offer and stand out from the rest. Th...
2 days ago
Ben Mizes
Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate
Investing
Whether it’s planning for retirement, building a college fund, or earning a passive income, many individuals consider investing. Some choose to invest in stocks and bonds. However, there are other approaches (perhaps, more effective approaches) to consider. So, how about real estate? We’...
3 days ago
Leisl Bailey
10 Questions to Ask Before Investing In Real Estate
Investing
You’ve wanted to make a real estate investment for a while now, but you still haven’t quite committed. Why? Maybe you’re still in the learning phase and realize there are many answers you need before moving forward. Here are 10 of the most common investment questions answered.How much inc...
3 days ago
Leisl Bailey
How to Save on Realtor Commission Fees – Without Sacrificing Service
Home Selling
Selling a home can be an expensive endeavor. The average cost of selling a home in the US — which includes preparing for sale, closing costs, and real estate agent fees — is over $15,000. In more expensive markets, this number can be easily as high as $50,000. The largest part of these ...
6 days ago
Ben Mizes
How Much Are Realtor Fees For Selling a House?
Home Selling
Ready to jump in head first to selling your home? Before you immediately list with the first realtor you can, do your research! Understanding a bit about what your realtor will do for you and how much money they’ll get in return is a great way to ensure that you’ll have an enjoyable experience....
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
Who Pays Closing Costs?
Home Selling
After an offer is accepted, there’s a lot of paperwork and fees that need to be taken care of before the house changes hands. These fees are called closing costs and can get pretty complicated– which is why we’ve prepared a short guide for you. Who pays the closing costs on a home...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
Understanding A Comparative Market Analysis (CMA)
Home Selling
If you’re looking to put your home on the market or list with an agent, you may have heard the term comparative market analysis. You may have also been the target of emails, ads, or mailers that promise to do a free comparative market analysis to find the value of your home. So, what is it? D...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
What Is The Difference Between Pending And Contingent
Home Selling
The hunt for your dream home is always an adventure. While searching online listings, you may have come across the terms “contingent” and “pending” on a listing. What does this mean? Do you still have time to put an offer on the home? Let’s find out. What does continge...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey
How to Negotiate Realtor Commission
Home Selling
The average 6 percent sales commission that it costs to sell a home is a high price to pay — especially when almost everything is now done online. If a real estate broker is only putting listings on Zillow and other listing websites, are they even necessary?  For 9 out of 10 home sellers in ...
1 week ago
Leisl Bailey

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