Selling House Before or After Divorce is Final?

March 18, 2015

A house can be a sticky item in any divorce. Especially if you have been living with your spouse in the same house for many years, a house can represent more than just a home. It is a familiar setting, a place where friends and extended family come to visit and you have become quite fond of the nice elderly couple who lives next door. In short, it is difficult to move out of a house that you have gotten used to returning to every day after work. Even if you and your spouse cannot stand each other anymore, it is also the place where your children live; consequently, trying to figure out when to sell a house, before or after a divorce, is never an easy decision. Here are a few things to consider that might help you to effectively work through this issue.Should I Sell My House After the Divorce?Selling your house after the divorce will inevitably involve a bit of risk on both parties. Assuming that the court will split the amount obtained for the house equally between both parties in a d
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How To Sell A House In A Short Sale

February 23, 2015

When you are looking for the answer to “What is the best way to sell my house?” one of the answers may be to offer it as a short sale. Short sales have become more common in the last ten years and many real estate professionals prefer this method for a quick sale.What Is A Short Sale?A short sale is when the owner of a home is given permission by the mortgage holder to sell their home for less than what is owed on the loan. These types of sales can only be approved by the loan holder, and the owner must have this approval prior to offering the home for sale in this manner.Once you have the ability to place your home up as a short sale, home owners would benefit from working with a real estate professional to help market the property. Many buyers are specifically looking for homes that are offered as short sales because the buying process can be quicker than buying a home in other ways.Working With The LenderIf you want to sell your home as a short sale, you must contact your lende
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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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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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Sell My House Fast: Using Realtor to Earn More

January 18, 2015

Selling your home can be a daunting task. From dealing with inspections and the constant stream of potential buyers to the headaches of pouring thousands of dollars into repairs needed before the sale is final, selling a home can drain your energy and eat up days on end. Hiring a real estate agent to sell your home for you is the best way to alleviate any stress and maximize the profit you receive after the sale is final.Can A Realtor Help to Sell My House Fast?Real estate agents don’t like to waste time. Their main objective is to make money while helping you sell your house. Because they’re well versed in the sales process and know how to negotiate a favorable price for you, they can complete the transaction quicker with a minimal amount of mistakes. Homeowners who try to sell their properties by themselves often run into serious problems with paperwork and negotiations.Price Comparison and Market InformationPrice comparison is essential when selling a home but the market informatio
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