Why You Should Sell Your Home in 2018

If you haven’t given much thought to selling your home this year, you might want to think again. Real estate information company Trulia commissioned a survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults, conducted by Harris Poll, to get a feel for expectations and plans for housing and homeownership in 2018. The survey results show 31 […]

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Selling Your House – Here’s What to Do With the Windfall of Cash

It’s a seller’s market in much of the country. Real estate is a hot commodity, with properties in some areas being snatched up virtually as soon as they are listed. That’s good news for sellers who can command a higher price for their homes. At closing, they may find themselves with extra money in their […]

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Is Retirement a Good Time to Sell Your House

When we put our suburban house on the market last summer we were surprised to find all our neighbors coming over to check it out. Some people wanted to know where we were going. Other neighbors came to check out the kitchen, bedrooms and to find out the asking price. It turned out that many […]

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Want to Sell Your Home Faster

When you’re getting ready to list your house, the goal isn’t just to sell – it’s to sell quickly! The longer your house is on the market, the less likely it is to fetch top dollar. Want to sell your house as quickly as possible? These tips are essential. Hire a Real Estate Agent and […]

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Make Your Home Buyer Friendly with Focused Staging

With the move to buyers’ markets in many areas, you’ll want your for-sale home to look its best. And that requires focus. Focused staging, that is. Staging your home can increase the offer amount by up to 10%, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2017 Profile of Home Staging. But what if you […]

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How to Avoid the Common Pitfalls of Real Estate Investing

Learning to invest in real estate is just like any other business or career: It takes time to get good at it. Too many people get frustrated very easily and give up, and this is not only the case with real estate. Study and learn as much as you can about the process, the industry […]

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Tis the Season to Invest in Real Estate

Print media and digital outlets from coast to coast devote December space to their versions of an ultimate holiday gift guide. A quick online search of this year’s hottest items reveals some usual suspects leading the pack: noise-canceling headphones, high-tech fitness trackers, high-end coffee makers, tablets, cellphone cases, beauty products and the latest celebrity fragrances. […]

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How to Make Money Flipping Houses

Want to make some serious money this year? While there are plenty of ways to achieve that goal, flipping houses is one surefire way of earning cash. And quickly. The problem? Most people have pre-conceived notions. They think that in order to flip a house you need plenty of capital or great credit. Well, you […]

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8 Proven Ways to Make Money in Real Estate

Real estate has produced more wealth than any other industry in the history of time. However, people still remain skeptical about entering into the fray. Most think that they need to start with some sort of capital. That’s clearly not true. The one magic power you do need is to be able to find the […]

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Mistakes people make when selling a home

Eighty-three percent of people view their home as a good financial investment, a 2014 survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found. Not only is their home the biggest single asset most people own, but it’s also filled with memories — the average seller has lived in his house for a decade, according to […]

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