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Home Selling

3 Ads That Draw Distressed Homeowners to You

If your real estate investing business includes dealing with foreclosures and pre-foreclosures – mainly distressed homeowners – the playing field is somewhat different than simply wholesaling or flipping and rehabbing. The rules of the game are different.

Best Rehabbing Tips to Stay on Budget

Buying an under-priced house that needs fixing up, and then doing the rehab and reselling it is a great way to make a profit in real estate investing business. While it all looks good at the outset, there are pitfalls along the way that can eat up your profits.

2 Most Common Problems Keeping You from Buying a Home

Today is probably the best time to buy a home in a lifetime, but there is a problem. You may be experiencing the frustration of talking to banks today, it seems like the lending standards and credit scores required to qualify change every day. Home prices are more affordable than they’ve been in decades and mortgage rates are at all time lows. Even if you were able to qualify 3 years ago, and even if your credit score has not changed, you may not be able to qualify today. There are 2 main reasons why people are not able to buy a home, but there is also hope and the American dream of home ownership might still be within your reach.

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 3

Would you like to know how you can make a quarter of a million dollars by sleeping? Well, keep reading. The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting. In Part 1, we saw that homeowners enjoy steady payments helping them fight against inflation and the wonderful tax savings we can have by being able to deduct the mortgage interest from our regular income. Then, in Part 2, we looked at the benefits of building equity. In Part 3, we’re going to put it all together and see the phenomenal difference the tax benefits and equity build up can make on your family wealth. So, now we are ready for benefit #5:

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 2

The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting. In Part 1, we saw that homeowners enjoy steady payments helping them fight against inflation and the wonderful tax savings we can have by being able to deduct the mortgage interest from our regular income. Now, we’re going to look at the benefits of building equity. We’re now ready for benefit #3.

Top 7 Benefits of Home Ownership, Part 1

The last few years have been really difficult for the real estate market, and many people are wondering if now is really a good time to buy a home or not. Many other people want to buy a home, but are stuck in the rent trap because the banks continue to tighten their lending standards and shut people out who would have qualified only a few short years ago. This article will discuss the Top 7 benefits of owning a home versus renting.

Foreclosure- Don’t Lose Your Home to Foreclosure Like Octomom

Helping folks in Real Estate

Is it possible to help both a buyer and a seller and make a killer profit in a flipping transaction? Read on and see an example of how I did it last year.

Power of Networking

Equinox Advantage believes in the power of a great sphere of Influence!

Simultaneous Closings Vs Option to Purchase

As a selling technique, which is better for you a Simultaneous Closing or an Option to Purchase to agreement? Here I show you the choices.

A Little Interest Pays Handsomely When It Comes to Selling Your Home

Regardless of whether someone is buying for the first time or he or she is a seasoned buyer if you are the seller you will want to make sure your property will show the best it can. The following tips will give you an edge over other sellers in what can be a very tight market.

Flipping Is Illegal !!

Oh No! All this time you've been telling me I could make a killing buying & selling (flipping) houses and now you?re telling me it's illegal, Ron?

The Three-to-Five-Year Holding Plan (Military Strategy)

The issue at hand is whether buying real estate and having to sell it within three to five years would in fact be enough time to recoup and actually make a profit, while at the same time ensuring that when they did sell they would be relatively comfortable in knowing that they indeed would make a fair profit for taking the supposed risk.

Understanding Loan Terms

When considering an investment property loan from an institutional lender, you need to consider many of the variables involved in the loan terms being offered.

Attention: For Sale By Owners!

Why People Are Afraid To Buy From You!

Ten Questions You Must Ask a Realtor Before You List or....You Could Lose Big!

Most of us sell only a small number of homes in our lifetimes. With limited experience in real estate how are we to be capable of maximizing the profits from our home sale?

Seven Selling Mistakes You Don't Want to Make!

Seven common mistakes you don't want to make when selling your home.

How to Sell Your Home at the Highest Possible Price

Making a mistake in selling a home can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in lost profit. Often home sellers make the same mistakes over and over. Avoiding these mistakes is easy and takes little time and effort on your part.

Easing the Transition to Your New Home

Tips to help you make a smooth move into your new home.

Ready To List With A Real Estate Agent?

13 Things Your Agent Must Do To Maximize Your Profits!

How to Get Every Dollar You Deserve....by Getting the Full Value of Your House!

The ability to reap additional profits on the sale of your home can be accomplished easily enough if you make the right improvements.

Finding the Best Real Estate Professional

Finding the right real estate professional requires doing a little research and asking a few questions. You need to know everything about the selling process.

Avoid Mistakes That Could Cost You Thousands

Selling your home can be an exhausting experience. Last minute walk throughs, inconvenient calls, price adjustment and the possibility of being stuck with two mortgages are real concerns. If you are not completely prepared you could end up losing hundreds, even thousands, of dollars in profit.

How To Ask The Right Questions Before You List Again!

Interview With Confidence....Make A Choice That Will Help You Sell Your Home Faster And....For More Money!

What is Escrow?

The Escrow Process - Both buyer and seller deserve the assurance that no funds or property will change hands until all of the instructions in the Purchase Contract have been satisfied.

The 10 Minute Showing Drill

You may receive a call requesting a showing in the next ten minutes. The decision to allow the prospective buyers in is yours. If you elect to cooperate with the showing, the following punch list may help.

Property Condition - Seller’s What to Expect During the Inspection Process

The Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) – Perhaps the most important paper you will complete when selling your home. Most sellers (other than institutional type) are required by law to disclose facts and defects, which materially affect the value or desirability of their home.

75 Tips on Preparing your Home For Sale

If you are thinking of selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to improve the “showability” of your home. But first, let’s look at your home through the eyes of the buyer.

Determining the Listing Price

Pricing your home is an art not a science. Achieving the optimal prices is the result of both objective research into similar properties and instinct in determining how much a buyer will be willing to pay for your home.

The Listing Agent’s Role in Marketing Your Home

Every home seller likes to be assured that their listing agent and or the real estate company will run ads featuring their home. Of course, Realtors and their brokerages will run ads featuring your house, but not necessarily for the reasons the seller expects.

Top 10 Mistakes Sellers Make When Choosing a Realtor

Selling a home should be like any other business transaction, but all too often sellers make emotional or impulsive decisions that cost them money and time. Choosing the right Realtor to market a property and negotiate the sale is the most important step in the process.

Get Full Value with a Full Time Real Estate Professional

It probably doesn’t bother you that your waiter works part-time and is in school full time. Part-time store clerks are perfectly acceptable. On the other hand, you would probably think twice about a part-time surgeon or a part-time nuclear engineer.

A Fast Sale Can Be All In The Way You Market

Why does one home in a neighborhood sell faster than another that is similar in price and size? Marketing!

Should An Owner Keep Rental Property Vacant or Tenant Occupied During the Listing Period?

This has been hotly debated for many years; whether to leave your rental property rented out to others or have the unit vacated during the listing period. You've decided to sell your investment property; a single family condominium, townhouse, or home and you don't know whether to leave it empty or keep it rented.