How to Sell a House After Someone Dies

Selling a home is often a complex and emotional process, but when it comes after the death of a homeowner, it can become even more challenging. The intertwining of legal obligations, familial responsibilities, and personal emotions can create a web of complexities that requires careful navigation. Whether it’s a family home filled with memories or […]

When Should Seniors Sell Their Home?

When Should Senior Citizens Sell Their Home? Considerations, Tips, and More As the golden years approach, many seniors find themselves faced with a multitude of important decisions, not least of which is the question of housing. For those who own their homes, the decision of whether or not to sell can be both complex and […]

‘We Buy Houses for Cash’ Signs: Possible Scam or Legitimate Offer?

Think about it. These type of signs and tactics never read “We buy apartment building, hotels, or strip malls”. Why? Because owners of bigger assets generally understand the value of good representation from a good agent. These tactics don’t screen through a good REALTOR®. At the residential level, most agents are entry level qualified, and […]

Alternatives to Bridge Financing for Your House

What is bridge financing? Bridge financing, also known as a bridge loan, is a type of short-term financing that helps bridge the gap between the immediate need for funding and the availability of long-term financing. It is a type of loan that is usually taken out for a period as short as a week, or […]

Can I Put Offers on Multiple Houses?

Every real estate deal comes with its own set of challenges, and while it may be legal to put in multiple offers on homes, you will need to be careful as there are some issues you may run into by using this practice. Beyond the ethical considerations, there are also some legal issues that you […]

How to Set a Home Buying Budget

When you purchase a home, there are many costs that must be accounted for besides your mortgage. You want to ensure that you don’t fall into the trap of being house-rich but cash poor. The Golden Rule 30% In the past, the Golden Rule for mortgage affordability has been 28-30% of your gross income. Example: […]

Condo Maintenance Fees vs House Expenses

There are many things to consider when considering whether to purchase a home or live the condo lifestyle. The difference in expenses between a condo and a home is one of the largest questions that a future homeowner needs to calculate before deciding what is right for them. While both houses and condos require maintenance […]

What happens if you can’t pay your mortgage?

Whether you have lost your job, gone for a vacation, or are struggling with severe health conditions, there could be many reasons that make you fall short on payments even after doing everything to adjust your budget. So, in that case, here are the consequences and solutions if you’re unable to pay your monthly mortgage […]

What happens when you inherit a house?

Inheritance is the distribution of an individual’s property after their death. The situation can get complicated if a person dies without a valid will. The first thing to know is that you don’t have to pay money to transfer the house to your name if you inherit a house. Inheriting a house can be daunting […]

What paperwork is needed to sell a house without an agent?

While selling a home on your own may seem overwhelming at first, with some organization beforehand you can avoid costly mistakes and missing out on potential buyers. Selling your home without a real estate agent is often done to cut costs and increase profits. However, it’s not as easy as just listing the house for […]