5 Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop. It looks so easy! Buy a house, make a few cosmetic fixes, put it back on the market, and make a huge profit. At any given time, a half-dozen shows on television feature good-looking, well-dressed investors who make the process look fast, fun, and profitable. Continue reading “5 Mistakes That Can Make House Flipping a Flop”

6 reasons to refinance your mortgage. If you’re a homeowner, you might be hearing everyone—from your neighbors to news anchors—talking about refinancing. So, should you be considering it too? There are many situations in which refinancing your mortgage may be right for you. Let’s go over some of the major reasons: Continue reading “6 reasons to refinance your mortgage”

Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure. Are you having trouble keeping up with your mortgage payments? Have you received a notice from your lender asking you to contact them? Continue reading “Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure”

Who Pays the Real Estate Commission and Closing Costs: The Homebuyer or Seller?

Do you know how much an average real estate agent commission is? Or who pays these fees? Continue reading “Who Pays the Real Estate Commission”

Buying A Fixer-Upper House: Pros And Cons. It’s no secret that buying a house is an expensive ordeal. However, if you’re willing to put the work in, you could purchase what’s known as a “fixer-upper” at below market price. This type of home buying is a serious investment, though, so make sure you’re committed before going through with the purchase. Continue reading “Buying A Fixer-Upper House: Pros And Cons”

Ranch vs Two-story: What is the ideal house for you? “Everything old is new again.” The song’s lyrics apply to so many things–fashion, restaurant trends, hobbies, and most certainly, architectural styles. To name just one, the ranch vs two-story house trend has swung from one to the other and back again over the past few decades. Continue reading “Ranch vs Two-story: What is the ideal house for you?”