Why Am I Being Asked to Make Repairs?

Most people eager to sell their home want to do so as is, with as little effort involved as possible. However, if you are in any way handy with home repairs, or have a family member or good local handyman, making repairs could mean the difference between your house selling right away or staying on the market for months, and …

Are Foreclosure Properties Worth Buying?

Buying a foreclosed home is different in several important ways from buying a typical home. Being aware of these key differences can help you spot a bargain versus a property to pass up. The Pros The house will be vacant so once the deal is done, you would be able to move in right away. Sometimes the price will be …

What Are Seller Concessions?

There are many different costs and fees involved in buying a home. If a buyer is not careful, they can really start to mount up. Therefore, smart prospective buyers will often ask for concessions from the person selling the home. They do this in order to keep down expenses. Closing costs can really become overwhelming. They are rarely budgeted for …

How Long Does the Realtor Listing Agreement Last, and Are the Commissions Negotiable?

A realtor listing agreement is a written, binding legal document between you as the seller of your property and a real estate agent who will help handle the sale of your home and earn a commission from it once the sale is made. The realtor earns their commission through marketing your home in a range of ways and handling a …

Always Learn All You Can On Real Estate Investing

No doubt investing in real estate can be a little scary. You need to have good information to begin with. With good knowledge about investing, you can profit easily. Check out these ideas to give you a great place to start. After you are comfortable learning about it, you can feel better about the decisions you make. When you’re trying …

Don’t Sell Your Property Without It

Learn to stop being cheated, by selling your property yourself.  Here are the revealing insights that most home sellers don’t know about. For most people, the prospect of selling their home can be positively daunting. First of all, there are usually plenty of things to do just to get it ready for the market. Besides the traditional clean-up, paint-up, fix-up …

Stones, Bones, and Emotional Overtones – Dwan’s Health Journey of 2020

July 28, 2020 SO THIS IS HAPPENING: Many of you know I was diagnosed with RA last year. The past several months I have been feeling very poorly. Long and short..Due to some great doctors, I am now having parathyroid surgery next week! My calcium numbers are thru the roof and I am experiencing EVERY side effect. The worst being …

7 Steps to Becoming a Dynamite Real Estate Agent

Most real estate agents want to be extremely successful. Goals are set and then the hard work begins to reach those goals. So what steps can you take to skyrocket your success as a realtor? Here are 7 powerful steps that will get you on the road to success: 1. Realize your Potential In order to succeed as a real estate …

Steps To Real Estate Investing Success!

Real estate investing is always good and sometimes it’s red hot. When it’s hot dozens of real estate seminars begin rolling across the country and thousands of people spend thousands of dollars for investing education. It’s startling to learn that of all those thousands of eager folks who attend these seminars only about 5% buy even one investment house. Why? …

Getting Top Dollar for Your Home

When you decide to sell your home you should immediately begin referring to it as a house. You’ve become emotionally attached to this place and it’s now time to say goodbye. Start detaching yourself by making some changes that will help you with the sale of the house. You probably have accumulated a lot of clutter over the years. This …