Do You Have the Skills to Sell Your Own House?

Retirement, relocation because of a job change, and health issues are just a few reasons people need to sell their home. If you want to sell your own house, you need to conduct an honest appraisal of your abilities. Selling your home is a lot tougher than just planting a “for-sale” sign in the front [...]

5 Ways To Prepare Your House For Sale

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There will come a time that you might want to sell your house for various reasons. It could be because you want a newer one. The kids might have already flown the coop, and it’s now too big for you.  A change in jobs or retirement might cause you to relocate to another city. Maybe [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Refinance Your Home

Are you thinking about refinancing your home loan? This is not an easy to decision to make. When you refinance your mortgage, what you basically do is pay off your existing home loan and create a new one. The procedures for refinancing a home mortgage are almost the same as applying for a home loan, [...]

What Does it Really Cost to Sell a House?

You would be amazed at the costs associated with the sale of a home and this cost to sell a house involves more than just the realtor’s hefty commission. The realtor’s commission is typically in the 5 to 6% range. That is, 5 to 6% of the final sale price of the property. The average [...]