Thinking about Selling Archive

Thinking about selling your home? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s everything you should know before you commit to putting your house on the market.

5 Things to Know About Taking a Loss on Sale of Your House

5 Things to Know About Taking a Loss on Sale of Your House

When you first bought your house, you most likely never imagined a scenario where you’d have to sell your home at a loss. Rather, you assumed when the time came, you would sell your house well over ...

What Is Variance in Real Estate: 6 FAQs About Zoning

What Is Variance in Real Estate: 6 FAQs About Zoning

Zoning laws dictate what can be built and where in a city or town. They may apply to issues like building height, signage, or billboards. For homeowners, particularly those living in older homes, comm...

The Average Real Estate Timeline For Selling Your Home

The Average Real Estate Timeline For Selling Your Home

How long will it take to sell your home? You may be timing the sale so it finishes before you close on the purchase of another home. Perhaps you’re moving out of state for a new job and need to s...

6 Considerations When Selling a Property with Multiple Owners

6 Considerations When Selling a Property with Multiple Owners

Perhaps you and some friends purchased a vacation rental home years back and now want to sell it. Maybe you and your siblings inherited your parents’ old home but no one wants to spend the time or m...

6 FAQs About the Definition of a Principal Residence

6 FAQs About the Definition of a Principal Residence

The IRS has the unique skill of making things much more complicated than they have to be. Home sellers may come across the term principal residence and scratch their heads. That’s because no one cal...

5 FAQs About How to Divide Inherited Real Estate

5 FAQs About How to Divide Inherited Real Estate

Deciding how to divide inherited real estate isn’t just a matter of preference, it’s also legally complex. Inherited property has different requirements, especially if there is more than one heir ...

What You Need to Know About Dominant and Servient Property

What You Need to Know About Dominant and Servient Property

Unless you’re a lawyer or a paralegal, wading through legal jargon can be a nightmare. With so many latinate terms that sound like they’re straight out of a fantasy novel — “appurtenant” wou...

What Does a Property Valuation Mean When Selling a Home

What Does a Property Valuation Mean When Selling a Home

When selling a home, you’ll face many tough decisions. One of the most important decisions you’ll need to make early in the selling process is determining the right listing price for your home. To...

What Is a Half Bath and Do the Add Value to a Home?

What Is a Half Bath and Do the Add Value to a Home?

It’s not so surprising that bathrooms can be a point of contention within a household, especially with a full house. Timing out when you can use the bathroom before someone starts pounding on the do...

7 FAQs About Alienation Clauses in Real Estate

7 FAQs About Alienation Clauses in Real Estate

If you have no idea what an alienation clause is, it sounds like something scary and foreboding. In reality, the concept is quite simple and alienation clauses are included in many financial contracts...