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Home Selling

What Exactly Is a Transaction Broker?

There are many different people who can help you successfully buy or sell a home. While most tend to turn to Realtors for assistance, you can also partner with a transaction broker. Although less common than typical agents, these can be a less costly alternative in certain situations. But what doe...

  • 6 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

How Zillow’s Make Me Move Tool Actually Works

Zillow is trying something new in the real estate marketplace. It’s called the Make Me Move tool and is meant to revolutionize the way people sell their homes. Is it a good idea? You’re about to find out. Here is everything you need to know about Zillow’s new Make Me Move tool: What i...

  • 6 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

Wondering How to Buy a HUD Home? Step-by-Step Guide

HUD homes are one of the most affordable housing options out there. But also one of the hardest to buy. If you’re wondering how to score a HUD home, we’re here to walk you through everything you need to know about the sometime tricky process. We will briefly explain the HUD home progra...

  • 7 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

Why Wisconsin Home Buyers Should Know About WHEDA Loans

Thinking about buying a home in Wisconsin? There’s a program you should know about. It’s called the  WHEDA loan. Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Loans Don’t let lower credit scores or a low income deter you from buying the house of your dreams! The Wisconsin ...

  • 7 days ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Investing

The 5 Best Real Estate Investing Apps

The best real estate investing apps can really take your profit margins to the next level. This is because they allow you to locate and bid on great properties, enhance your investing knowledge, and balance your project budget all from the comfort of your smartphone. Investing in real estate has nev...

  • 1 week ago
  • Jamie Ayers

Investing

Build Your Wealth With Long Distance Real Estate Investing

Investor working on business Sometimes you are unable to be in the same city as your investments. Whether it’s because you move to a new house and do not want to forfeit a great property or the market in a faraway city is booming and you can’t bear to miss out on a location that provides inc...

  • 1 week ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

How Valuable Are 360 Tours in Real Estate? (Hint: Very!)

According to a recent survey by the National Association of Realtors, over 51% of Americans now pick out their homes online. Because of this, having a digital presence is essential in the modern real estate industry. Any Realtor who takes their job seriously will have a strong online platform, be ...

  • 1 week ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Home Selling

The 5 Best Real Estate Apps for Buyers, Sellers, and Investors

We live in a digital age. Everything is moving online – including the real estate market. Nowadays, buyers, sellers, and agents tend to view homes, arrange meetings, and make bids from the comfort of their computers or smartphones. We’ve put together this list of the best real estate apps so yo...

  • 1 week ago
  • Leisl Bailey

Buying a Home

Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification: What’s the Difference?

To qualify for a mortgage, there are certain financial requirements you have to meet.  You’ve probably heard about mortgage pre-approval and mortgage pre-qualifications if you are in the midst of the application process. But do you need both of them to obtain financing? Are they even differe...

  • 1 week ago
  • Luke Babich

Buying a Home

Is Using an iBuyer Worth It?

If you want to sell a home quickly, then working with an iBuyer could be the perfect fit for you. While they’re still a relatively new trend in the real estate world, market forecasts project that iBuyers could be the next big thing. We are here to tell you exactly how they work, so you can s...

  • 1 week ago
  • Thomas O'Shaughnessy

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