Investors – How to Buy Your First House

For new real estate investors the first one is the hardest. Too many negative possibilities and consequences are running through your mind. The only way to get around that is to jump in and make some offers until one is accepted. Then a new set of fears step in that’s OK because you got over…

Why You Need a Lender to Sell Your Home

Home sellers who are prepared to help buyers find financing will sell their homes faster, and for a larger selling price. Think about your potential buyers: some of them will have already arranged for financing, but many don’t know how to buy a house. By offering financing options and being able to help with buyer…

What Is The Home Sale Process?

Are you wondering “how do I sell my house?” This article will be an overview of the steps that you should take when you are selling your house in order to make a sale. Being Prepared First you need to decide if you’re selling the house with a real estate agent, or if you’re going…

What to Do If You Have No Pension

There is an active Property Investing sector, which is likely to increase significantly over the next 10 years as those approaching retirement age seek to ensure they have one by investing in the buy to let market. Rising living costs and the continued increase in those costs means there is a huge shortfall between the…

Tips for Finding Rentals in Today’s Housing Market

If you’re thinking of moving out of the house or apartment you’re currently renting, you might be feeling some stress or anxiety about the process of securing a new place. However, if you follow a few simple tips, you can greatly simplify your search for rentals and find the perfect living space. First, you should…

The Homebuyer – Multiple Realtor Paradox

Many People think that they will get the best deal by not making any commitments to a Realtor. They think that they will dangle a carrot in front of many Realtors and say that the one who finds the “best deal” will get their business. This doesn’t work because it is such a shaky proposition…

Applying for Mortgage Modification

When it comes to mortgage modification, there are a variety of factors to consider – especially those unique to your own situation. When applying for the modification process, it’s important to know what such a process might entail for you, both in the short-term and also for your financial situation longer down the road. In…

Real Estate Capitalization Rates

Capitalization rates (or cap rates, as they are more commonly called) are one of the most popular returns associated with real estate investing. As such, it’s not uncommon for a cap rate to appear in a real estate analysis inside reports like an APOD or proforma income statement. Those of you who have been engaged…

White House Gift Shop Declares Bankruptcy

Filed under “you can’t make this shit up,” in perhaps the most ironic thing to come out of DC, the Washington Times reports that the White House Gift Shop has gone broke. Long run by a nonprofit group that helps uniformed Secret Service officers and their families the official White House Gift Shop, lists more than $600,000 in…

Can I Still Buy a Home After a Foreclosure?

Experiencing a foreclosure can be very devastating. It is an emotional process that takes a great toll on your life, your finances, and even how you view the future. Thankfully, it does not take very long to start rebuilding your life. In fact, you can even start planning to buy a new home in a…