You don’t need a new year to decide to break bad habits. Bad habits are behaviors that affect your personal life and wreak havoc on your finances. If you’re a homeowner, your home is your biggest financial asset (most likely). When it comes time to sell, it’s easy to fall into some bad habits that will undoubtedly cost you some of your equity. Let’s break these habits and look at better options to make you more money. Continue reading 7 Bad Habits Sellers Should Break for Bigger Profits
Investment properties exist for one reason: to make money. Hopefully, your property is increasing in value and your rental income is solid. So why would you sell? There are several reasons that may cause you to liquidate your inventory. Continue reading Cashing Out: 7 reasons to sell an investment property
The end of the year is coming fast. As a homeowner, there are some timely issues that will benefit you financially to review. In between the holiday celebrations, get yourself set for a sound new year by going through this checklist before the clock strikes midnight. Continue reading The Homeowner’s Year-End Checklist
Selling real estate has been traditionally paid through a percentage commission to agents involved. The seller pays the agent 1 to 3 percent of the selling price as a commission to sell their home. The seller also pays the buyer’s agent usually a 2 to 3 percent commission. A flat fee real estate brokerage charges the seller a flat fee to list (a buyer’s agent co-op or commission may apply). What’s the better deal? Continue reading Percentage Commission vs Flat Fee: What’s the Best Deal When You Sell?
Jim and Becky were in a time crunch. They needed to sell their home fast for an out-of-state move, but hadn’t been in their house very long. They needed an agent to expedite the sale, but really needed their limited equity for relocation costs. Continue reading The win-win of full service flat fee real estate