Home appraisals can make or break a sale or refinancing. In particular, low appraisals are a big problem for many would-be buyers and refinancers as home values have started to stabilize and rise in most markets. Click here to read what you can do.
We can’t resist commenting on the story which appeared in the Wall Street Journal a while back regarding Colby Sambrotto, the founder and former CEO of forsalebyowner.com. It seems the founding father and lifelong evangelist of the concept of selling your home without a real estate agent was forced to hire a broker to sell his home after failing at what he preaches others should do. The rest of the story here.
A bathroom renovation is an exciting task. But before jumping to choosing the latest tile or bathtub design, there are some less exciting things to consider so your project turns out just the way you dream it. Read on.
Have you ever said something in the heat of the moment, then wished for weeks later you could reel those words back in? Truth is, all of us commit emotion-driven mistakes in some areas of our lives. But when it comes to selling your home – read: cashing out your most valuable asset – the stakes are simply too, too high to allow yourself and your transaction to fall prey to predictable emotional pitfalls. Read more.
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Renovating a bathroom can be overwhelming. You have to decide how much you can spend, select the right products, and determine if you’re going to change the layout. And that’s often before you call a contractor. To ensure that your bathroom renovation runs smoothly, here’s a checklist to keep your project on track.
The conventional wisdom is that buyers and sellers go together like oil and water. That is to say, they don’t go together at all. Some say they are at odds simply by virtue of sitting across the bargaining table from one another, which – along with negotiation and legal issues that are par for the home buying course – create the presumption that they want totally different things. Nevertheless, there are things that sellers can see from their side of the table that you cannot.
Previewed a lovely property today: not my price point, but lovely nonetheless. The house was built in 1773 by the Rev. John Witherspoon, leading patriot, signer of the Declaration of Independence & 6th president of Princeton University. It’s grown a bit since then. Click here to see more.
Buyers sit on a wealth of knowledge that sellers crave to know, most of which could be filed under how to attract buyers and make them want to buy a home. Since buyers and sellers don’t get together, click here to reveal what buyers would tell sellers, if they could.