Category Selling Your House

Why Hire A Professional Photographer For Your Real Estate Listing?

I’m consistently amazed by the number of real estate agents ( either collaborating with home-owners or going rogue ) that decide to take on the challenge of photographing their client’s properties themselves.  Browsing your local Zillow and Redfin yields inconsistent and sometimes hilarious results; there’s the guy who staged his own bedroom ( empty beer

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12 Reasons Why Landlords Fail

There are many reasons landlords often fail when investing in income properties.  If you are invested in or are thinking of investing in income properties, it is important to avoid common mistakes many landlords make.  Here are 12 reasons landlords fail: Tenant Screening Overpricing Under Pricing Tax Issues Trash Removal Renting to Family and Friends

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Is it Time to Downsize?

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they no longer need a big house.  Downsizing your home makes sense when you do not need all of the space you once used and you want to save money by living in a smaller house.  Here are three signs it may be time to downsize your

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What is a Short Sale?

A short sale is a sale that occurs before a foreclosure on a home and is when you sell your home for less than the amount of the remaining mortgage.  Your mortgage company will need to agree to a short sale and you will be able to pay off your mortgage with the proceeds.  The

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How to Sell a House with Little or No Equity

Homeowners who are looking to sell a house with little or no equity invested can have a hard time completing the sale.  The issue is recovering the total costs of the mortgage, closing, and other costs invested in the house when it was originally purchased.  When you sell your house, you likely will not be

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