Open houses have long been a staple of the home-selling process. All you have to do is clear out for a day, and your realtor will be able to talk up your house to everyone who comes in. And getting as many potential buyers through the door as possible can only be a good thing,..
Although house flipping – buying a run-down house, fixing it up, and selling it at a profit – isn’t quite as popular as it used to be, it’s still a viable option to boost your income, especially if you have some home improvement skills. It’s important to go about it the right way, though, or..
Of all the hoops you have to jump through when buying a home, often the one that seems to make the least sense is the appraisal. Your realtor has negotiated with the seller, you’ve settled on a purchase price, you’ve had the home inspection done – so why do you need to pay for an..
One aspect of staging a house to sell that is often overlooked is increasing its curb appeal. What does that mean? Curb appeal is just another way to say “how attractive your house looks from the road.” Features such as landscaping, the front entrance, and the quality of the paint or siding are major factors..
Surely you remember the stress of buying your first home: finding the right house, securing financing, getting an appraisal, and finally moving in. Now it’s time to do it all again – while selling your current house! Both of these processes are difficult enough on their own, but when you’re juggling both at the same..