Some of the biggest mistakes made in real estate happen during the negotiation process. Sometimes, the buyer is too stubborn and the seller caves too easily, or sometimes the seller is too stubborn and loses the buyer completely. The housing market is better than it’s been in years, but you don’t want to take any chances. It’s best to be armed with negotiation skills when trying to sell your home…. [Read More]
Will the seller back out? Am I being treated fairly? These are questions everyone asks, so you shouldn’t be alarmed…. [Read More]
Real estate investments can be highly lucrative or total flops. It all depends on the housing market and your ability to track it. It’s important to keep a close eye on the trends and activity over the last several years if you want an accurate depiction of how the market is performing…. [Read More]
Under most circumstances, a home purchase is the single biggest transaction you will make in your lifetime. It involves lots of money changing hands, piles of paperwork and legal documents, and plenty of negotiation…. [Read More]
As the real estate market has picked up, especially over the past 12 months, some sellers have automatically assumed their property will sell within days of going on the market.
This might be the case in certain markets, but you can’t afford to take it for granted. Particularly if you commit certain mistakes, you can slow down the sale of your home … even in the most active real estate markets…. [Read More]
One of the most common reasons that people move from an apartment to a home is the arrival of children, but young parents often aren’t in a position to buy a home, so they turn to rentals. This can be great news for landlords, but it can mean a change in tactics. To rent to families, you need to understand the difference between what childless adults look for in an apartment, and what families with children are looking for. With some simple adjustments and a new emphasis, however, landlords can welcome families with open arms…. [Read More]
Closing a speedy real estate sale that also turns a profit doesn’t have to be a distant dream. You just need to know the secrets to selling a home quickly.
Try some of these tried-and-true approaches for getting your home off the market in no time…. [Read More]