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Home Selling

Looking for a Cheap Realtor? (Seller Beware!)

Are you looking for a cheap Realtor? Then you might be getting cheap service. When trying to decide on a person to sell your home, your main motivation might be who will sell it for the least amount of money. While this is totally understandable, something you have to keep in mind is that you are p...

  • 4 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Investing

How to Calculate Depreciation on Rental Property

Wondering how to calculate depreciation on a rental property? We’re here to teach you. Purchasing rental properties is a smart financial move. You can earn a steady source of income from your tenants while also building equity in a property. There are also pretty sweet tax deductions for landlord...

  • 4 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Investing

These Were the Cheapest Cities to Buy a Home in 2018

Are you ready to make a big move? Around the country, the housing markets in big cities like San Francisco and New York are currently soaring. The increase in demand for housing and the lack of available units is driving the prices up exponentially. This is causing many families to think long and h...

  • 4 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

Is There A Benefit To Paying 6% Realtor Commission?

What are the benefits of paying 6% commission over 5% for a real estate agent? Are there any at all? We are here to tell you. Realtor commission can be one of the biggest costs associated with purchasing a home. This is because on a $200,000 sale, a 6% commission is $12,000. That’s a pretty big c...

  • 4 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

Preparing for the Hidden Costs of Selling a Home

Most people correlate selling their house with making money. While this is (hopefully) the case, selling your house can also cost you quite a bit as well. Here’s a breakdown of the hidden costs of selling a home that you need to be prepared for. Preparing for the Hidden Costs of Selling a Ho...

  • 4 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

Realtor or Real Estate Lawyer: Which Is Cheaper?

Deciding whether or not to use a Realtor to help you buy or sell your home is a big choice. It’s also mainly a financial one. While some people might decide to sell their home on their own or purchase a home without a Realtor, when it comes to the nitty-gritty legal aspects, you need a second pai...

  • 5 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

How much do hardwood floors increase home value?

Looking to install new flooring in your home? If so, you may be wondering, “How much value does hardwood floors add to a home?” That question is usually followed by its sister question: what’s the return on investment? In this article, we’ll dive in to answer both of these q...

  • 5 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

What’s the Best Day to Put Your Home on the Market?

Not many people just wake up one day and decide to put a For Sale sign in their front yard. It just doesn’t happen all that often. People usually hem and haw, update and renovate, and then they sit and ponder the question, “What’s the best day to put your home on the market?”...

  • 5 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

Must-Have Paperwork for Selling Without a Realtor or FSBO

If you’re wondering about the paperwork for selling a house without a Realtor, you’re in the right place. In this article, we will walk you through everything you need for a stress-free and simple sale. Must-Have Paperwork for Selling Without a Realtor or FSBO When you decide to sell your house...

  • 5 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

When is Home Refinancing a Good Idea?

Sometimes refinancing a home can be a smart financial choice. This is because restructuring payment plans can help you spend less on your mortgage each month, allowing you to save up for other areas of your life, like building up retirement or medical funds. While many factors can affect your choic...

  • 5 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

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