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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: 7 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

How to improve curb appeal

How To Improve Curb Appeal

Reading Time: 8 minutes A brief outline Improving a house’s curb appeal isn’t just about landscaping, it extends to the entryway, the verges and even the exterior lighting. Learn more about how to improve curb appeal for your home, or one you might be selling, to raise your chances of getting it off the

iBuyer review

iBuyer Review – Should You Buy or Sell with an iBuyer?

Reading Time: 6 minutes A quick outline The buzz word on the real estate streets right now is ‘iBuyers’. These instant buyers offer sellers a quick, seamless real estate transaction to get their homes sold ultra-fast. The question is, how do they work and are they the right option for you? We’ve done an

How to write a counter offer real estate

How To Write A Counter Offer Real Estate

Reading Time: 6 minutes A brief outline Negotiating can be daunting when it comes to buying or selling real estate, however it’s all part of the process. If it’s your first time buying or selling a home, you’ll need to know how to write a counter offer real estate style, and how to react

Homevestors Review

HomeVestors Review with Pros & Cons

Reading Time: 7 minutes A quick summary If you’re selling your home and it’s taking longer than you expected, there are other options to consider that are interesting alternatives to the traditional way of selling via a real estate website and/or agent and listing your home online. Ever heard of HomeVestors? They’re one of