The Best Way to Sell an Inherited Property

February 19, 2015

Selling an inherited property isn’t as cut-and-dry as selling a purchased property. Potential tax liabilities and hidden expenses are just a couple of issues that can prolong the selling process. If the predecessor leaves the property to two or more siblings, additional issues can arise if the siblings are at odds. Even with these potential snags, it is still possible to sell an inherited property in a very practical manner.The first thing you will need is legal advice from a real estate attorney. He or she can assist you with the probate process if it is a requirement for your property. They can also help you with the negotiations between other heirs that may be splitting the inheritance with you. Once you take care of the technical issues, the real estate attorney can check the property for liens and debt issues. If anything shows up, you will need to pay the difference prior to putting the house on the market.Once the attorney gives you the consent to sell the house, you should see
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Selling Real Estate Due To Divorce

February 16, 2015

In addition to the emotional toll of a divorce, there can be financial consequences as well. One of those often involves having to sell real estate.Deciding whether to sellWhether or not you have to sell your home during a divorce can depend on a number of factors. For example, if you have children, a judge may determine that it’s best for them to stay in the home along with the custodial parent. If one spouse bought the house and the other spouse’s name is not on the deed, that spouse may have less of a claim.Options for sellingThe best and easiest way to sell the home is for one spouse to release his or her claim in the home by filing a quitclaim deed. If both names are on the mortgage, then the spouse remaining in the home will have to be able to qualify for a mortgage on his or her own salary and also be able to pay the spouse who is leaving his or her share of the equity.The most common outcome of a divorce, however, is that the couple that is splitting up will have to sell the h
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Things to Prepare When Selling A House

February 11, 2015

I want to sell my house, but how do I get it ready? That’s a common question asked of realtors. They realize that you’re living there already and understand that it’s going to look lived in. It shouldn’t look cluttered and in disarray though. Buyers will know that you live there. Make the best impression that you can with what you have to work with.First impressionCurb appeal might be an overused phrase in the real estate industry, but it does create much of the first impression of a home. A well maintained lawn with trimmed shrubs and flowers is an eye catcher. A freshly painted front door with a shiny handle, along with a fresh and clean exterior mat makes the house smile from the outside while inviting the potential buyer inside.Less is moreInside, you want to create a roomy impression and capitalize on the natural light that’s available. Minimize on furniture and take all of those family pictures off of the wall. As long as you’re at it, spackle the nail holes and paint as much of
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We Buy Houses – Sell Your House Fast

February 8, 2015

There are many reasons why you may need or want to sell your home, and many who decide to sell a house need to do so quickly. Common reasons include relocating to take advantage of employment opportunities, building a new home or falling behind on mortgage payments due to financial challenges. If you are interested in selling your home for these or other reasons, you may not have time to waste. You may need to sell your home quickly and in as-is condition. We buy houses like yours quickly and at a fair price.The Challenges With Listing Your Home for SaleIt is most common for homeowners to list their property for sale through a real estate agent, but this traditional route does have its challenges. For example, a real estate agent may advise you to improve the curb appeal, repaint the walls and make other changes to the home before listing it. This takes time and money. Once the home is listed for sale, you must keep it clean while potential buyers tour the home. It may be days, weeks
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Ways to Sell House Fast after Relocation

February 2, 2015

When you are relocating for work, you may not have much time to list your home for sale. This leaves you wondering “How can I sell my house fast?” so that I do not have to cover the cost of two homes. When you are living in a new state hundreds or thousands of miles away from the place that you once called home, using traditional sales methods is not practical. Instead, you will need to consider your alternatives so that you are able to sell your property for a fair price without leaving on the market for months on end. Here are just a few ways that you can sell your house fast following your relocation.Work With a Talented Real Estate AgentBefore you even leave for your new state, you should take the time to meet with prospective real estate agents. Be sure to do some homework and choose superstars in the area so that you know they have a large network of buyers and agents to work with. Let them know your situation and how important it is that your home sells quickly. An agent who ca
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How Do You Buy And Sell Real Estate In The US?

January 27, 2015

When you want to buy and sell property in the country, you need to make sure that you are following some simple steps that will help you. The steps are designed to make your life easier, and they will allow you to buy and sell real estate to meet your needs. These properties can do anything for you if you are playing your cards right.Buying For Living And WorkWhen you are buying properties for your home or business, you must make sure that you are selecting a place where you can grow. Your family needs room to grow, and your company needs room to grow. You cannot keep moving every time you need more room, but you can get a property that will allow you to expand slowly. A couple decades from now, you will look on the property and see that you have built additions and expanded greatly. However, you will not feel the strain of moving constantly because you stayed put.Buying For ProfitYou can buy and sell property for profit, but you must remember that those properties need to come at a g
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Can I Sell My House while it is in Foreclosure?

January 26, 2015

When a home goes into foreclosure, the bank is starting a process of reclaiming property that they have a lien on. Generally, foreclosure proceedings start after one or two missed payments and can take up to a year or more to complete. While the foreclosure process is ongoing, a homeowner has a variety of options. Can I Sell My House During a Foreclosure?Yes, you can still sell your property during a foreclosure as you still have a legal right to the property and any equity that you have built in it. Many times, homeowners will attempt to negotiate a short sale with the lender. Short sales allow the property owner to sell the home for whatever they can get for it. The bank typically forgives any outstanding balance or is only able to claim a portion of the balance according to state law. You May Be Able to Get a Stay of the Foreclosure Although selling the property is an option, it may be possible to stop your lender from moving on a foreclosure proceeding. This may be done by filing
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