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North Carolina Housing Market Predictions 2022

North Carolina Housing Market Predictions 2022

Reading Time: 8 minutes A short summary Much like the rest of the country, North Carolina’s housing market has been impacted by the pandemic, however unlike other places, it remains a hot housing market. Take a look at the North Carolina housing market predictions for 2022 below. Jump To The US housing market has

How to Downsize Your Home

How to Downsize Your Home

Reading Time: 8 minutes A quick outline Downsizing a home is not just for those who plan on retiring, many people may find themselves in a situation where they need to downsize their home, as their life changes. To help minimize the stress of this process, we’ve put together a short guide on how

Benefits of Staging a Home

Benefits of Staging a Home

Reading Time: 7 minutes A quick summary Whether you’re selling an investment property or your own home, making sure that your home sells quickly and that you get the purchase price you need, is vital. One way to do this is to use home staging. The benefits of staging a home can often far

California Housing Market Predictions for 2022

California Housing Market Predictions for 2022

Reading Time: 10 minutes A brief overview One of the most bustling real estate markets in the US is the state of California. Home to popular cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco, the economy in California has been strong, which has led to a hot housing market. However, with the recent decline in

What is the FHA 90-Day Flip Rule?

What is the FHA 90-Day Flip Rule?

Reading Time: 6 minutes If you’re buying a house which is a flipped property, with an FHA loan, you’ll need to learn about what the FHA requires. The 90-day rule can throw a spanner in the works, so it’s important and what it means for you. Read on to find out the answer to

what happens to home prices when interest rates rise

What Happens to Home Prices When Interest Rates Rise?

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick summary The pandemic has brought about major changes to interest rates, and this has had a knock-on effect on the price of homes in an interesting way. We take a look at what happens to home prices when interest rates rise and what’s next for 2022. Jump To:

How to sell a distressed property

How To Sell A Distressed Property

Reading Time: 7 minutes A brief overview If you’ve landed in a difficult financial situation where you can no longer keep up with your mortgage payments, don’t panic. There are a variety of ways to sell your distressed property and get yourself out of trouble. Read on to find out how to sell a

How to Find the Historical Fair Market Value of a Home

How to Find the Historical Fair Market Value of a Home

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick outline The historical cost of a home versus the fair market value may sound similar, but they are quite different. The fair market value is not the price of the home, but rather the value, which means what a willing buyer would pay for the house in an

Who Draws Up Contract In For Sale By Owner

Who Draws Up Contract In For Sale By Owner

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick outline Selling a house on your own can be a daunting process, and one of the first things that can trip sellers’ up is the purchase agreement. Don’t panic, this isn’t as difficult as it may seem and there is a standard procedure to follow when creating this

what not to fix when selling a house

What Not to Fix When Selling a House

Reading Time: 8 minutes A brief outline When selling a house, there are often repairs that need to be done. However, in order to save time and money, the trick is to figure out which of these repairs are necessary and which aren’t. So, we’ll tackle the idea of what not to fix when