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sellers costs

How Much the Sellers Have to Pay in Hidden Costs?

‘Selling’ does not ring a bell with spending money, does it? Well, the truth is you have to shell out your bucks even for selling a home! A recent report from Zillow and Thumbtack shows that the U.S. homeowners have to dish out an average $15,190 from listing a home to sign the final deal. Read More →

home warranty

The Ins and Outs of a Home Warranty

The responsibility for the repairs and maintenance of a home is the bonus of homeownership. However, it’s a difficult job for those who have just switched their status from renter to homeowner. Most people can’t perform even small repairs. So, they don’t know what to do when a shower pan starts leaking or the boiler breaks. In such a case the thing that can save your back is a home warranty. Read More →

home sale

5 Major Problems that Could Ruin a Home Sale

So many issues can come forth when you are trying to sell your home. Most of the buyers ignore the minor things such as a bad paint job, broken lighting fixtures, or a messy lawn. However, there are some major affairs that can sabotage your sale. If you are a seller, inspect the entire house before an open house and fix if you find any of these problems: Read More →

credit score

5 Tips to Quickly Improve Your Credit Score

The truth about a bad credit score is that there’s no ‘immediate fix’ solution. Many people think of starting afresh, building the score on a blank slate. But, hitting the reset button and trying to establish a new credit history will further set you back. If the credit score is not too bad, you can try the following tricks, which will start bringing positive changes within 30 to 60 days. Read More →

research

How to Check the Background of a Property

Finding the dream home is only the beginning of a long home buying process. The first thing you should focus on is the background information on the property. It’s important to know the house’s history of sales, recorded sales prices, the record of foreclosure, and other information. The data will help you taking the final decision about the purchase, negotiating with the seller, and figuring out the fixes and updates the property needs. Read More →

neighbors

Do Neighbors Matter When Selling a Home?

Most homeowners focus on preparing the home for listing and the open house at the time of selling. Well, it makes sense to give attention to the makeovers such as painting, cleaning, sprucing up the landscape, taking great photos, and more. However, the potential buyers will not only look at your house but also scrutinize the neighborhood. So, your neighbors are likely to be an instrumental in how quickly your home sells. Read More →

buyer's market

4 Tips for a Seller to Survival in a Booming Market

It’s tough to sell a house at the asking price if the inventory is high. When there’s no shortage of homes, buyers will just move to the next property in case the seller doesn’t accept their offer. However, it’s not that much difficult to sell a house quickly at a reasonable price. Read More →

home renovation

Inexpensive Remodeling Projects to Fix up Your Home

Remodeling a home is always thrilling, and the fun becomes double when you renovate your own home. In fact, who wouldn’t want to take a shower in that newly remodeled bathroom or prep the meals on newly installed countertops? Besides, remodeling your home will add to its value and make you feel good about it. Read More →

home selling

3 Killer Tips to Sell Your Home by Using Social Media

Today’s people are tech savvy, and they like to spend time on social networking sites. For this reason, more and more companies have been targeting those social media users as their potential customers, and it has been paying off!

So, this is the time to take advantage of social media to make your own profit! If you are trying to sell a home, you can use the huge customer pool of the social networking sites to make a good deal within a short time. Read More →

credit score

Small Mistakes that May Ruin Your Credit Score

Your credit score matters no matter if you’re renting in the heart of the New York City or a small suburban town in Iowa. It’s one of the key deciding factor based on which landlords or property managers determine whether you can pay your monthly rent regularly. Read More →