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How hard is it to sell a house these days?

If you think these troubled times have decreased house sales, you’re right. One of the many things suffering during this crisis is the sale of homes. Real estate brokerage Redfin reports that 150% more houses were taken off the market the last week of March 2020 than in the same week the previous year. […]

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Cost of Asbestos Removal

Photo credit What is Asbestos? Asbestos was used to a great extent in home construction from the 1940s through the 1970s. It’s a highly efficient and cheap material used for thermal and acoustic insulation, as well as a fire retardant. Homes that were built before 1975 can have asbestos, which was used on basement boilers […]

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Dangers of Selling to Amateur Home Investors

Photo credit Homevestors: We are cash home buyers. We buy houses in any condition. As a homeowner, you may find yourself in a position of having to sell your home quickly. Many times in these cases, homeowners will turn to investment companies for help. Unfortunately, when dealing with many investment companies, it’s not uncommon to […]

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist for Selling Your Home

Photo Credit Now that summer has officially arrived, it’s time to make the most of the warm weather and sunny skies to get your house in tip-top shape for the season. If you’re looking to sell your home this summer, it’s going to be especially important that you tend to these season-specific home maintenance tasks. […]

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Selling a House After A Flood

Photo Credit If your house floods, you’re going to experience water’s mercilessly destructive power. The infrastructure of your home, as well as your precious personal belongings can be damaged beyond repair. Water from a flood creates inordinate amounts of mud and grime, and contains harmful contaminants. Here are some things you’ll to have to attend […]

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How Much is My House Worth?

Photo Credit With home prices changing at such a rapid pace over the past ten years, many homeowners are dying to know how much their house is worth. There is any number of reasons for this. You could be looking to refinance your home, given the current low rates. Or, maybe you need to take […]

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Selling Your House After a Fire

photo credit How to Sell Your House After a Fire The pain and destruction caused by a house fire can be traumatic. Besides the loss of priceless personal belongings, a typical home fire causes more than $18,000 in damage, making it difficult to sell the home. Fires damage more than 350,000 homes every year, according […]

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How to Deal with Difficult Tenants

photo credit The wrong tenants can cause expensive repairs, legal trouble and other headaches that make you wish you had never become a landlord. Here’s your guide to dealing with common tenant troubles. 1. Non-Paying Tenants Unpaid rent may be the most frequent problem landlords face. When tenants make excuses or try to avoid collection […]

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How to Walk Away from a Negative Equity Mortgage

photo credit Have found yourself in an upside-down mortgage, where you now owe more than the house is worth? If so, you are not alone in this economy. The US housing market has been recovering since the industry bubble burst in 2007. But as recently as 2015 more than 4 million U.S. homeowners still owed […]

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I need to sell my house in another state. What are my options?

photo credit Selling an empty house isn’t easy. You’ll have to take on expenses for maintaining two homes until your previous home sells, get additional insurance and more. What are the most pressing issues homeowners and landlords face when selling a house in another state? Realtor Whether you’re a homeowner or a landlord, the first […]

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