Curb appeal is the view you see when you drive by or arrive at a house. First impression lasts and many prospective buyers are drawn to buying your home just by its curb appeal. If you intend to sell your house, look at it in the buyer’s eyes. What are the best exterior features does your house have and what you can do to enhance them? What are the worst features of your house and what Read more →
Lease renewals are full of myths and misconceptions. There are those who look out for landlords’ interests and those who look out for the best interests of tenants. Don’t be mislead into thinking that one broker or brokerage company can do both or that you’ll get the best lease if you deal directly with the landlord.
Myth #1: “The broker listing the space I am interested Read more →
Rent arrears are not at all good and if you encourage rent arrears to increase than you can land up by losing your home where you are currently staying. You will have to manage your debts and can sit with your landowner to find out the solution of this problem. If you are unable to pay the rent there are three things that you will have to make sure is:
1. What kind of tenancy you are in 2. Try to talk Read more →
When it comes time to put your house on the market, pricing can make or break your sale. If you overprice your home, you risk watching it languish on the market, but under-pricing it means minimizing your investment. The starting point for pricing should be based on recent sales in the neighborhood, not on personal attachment. Regardless of what you think your home is worth, the pricing should Read more →
When you are trying to sell your home first impression count for a lot. The first impression anyone has of your home is from the outside. Homes that have great curb appeal have a better chance of getting those house hunters to take a serious look at the inside of your home. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to spend tons of money on landscaping to give your home great curb appeal. There are many simple Read more →
When it comes down to it the typical thought process is to sell your home in the spring. It is definitely true that the number of sales is highest during the months from April to July. Typical the number of homes that sell during spring and summer months are double the number of homes that sell during the fall and winter months. So at first glance it seems like a no brainer, sell your home during the spring Read more →
In a down real estate market (also known as a buyer’s market), sellers need to find out-of-the-box strategies for selling their home quickly. In many areas, it’s now taking the average homeowner up to one year to sell their home. In other areas it may be less. The following is a list of suggestions based off of company wide experience, interviews with experts, and market research Read more →
Give yourself a mental enema, turn off the emotions and read the facts below about why it probably makes more sense to short sell your home than modify your loan.
This information comes from first hand experience and that of thousands of others who have faced the dilemma of losing their homes.
First understand that you have a financial hardship, which is probably something new to your life. Read more →