Number Of New Listings Shows Improvement
Sellers Pessimistic About Conditions
Naturally, the coronavirus and efforts to slow its spread have affected the housing market. Early on, surveys showed home sellers were more pessimistic about conditions than buyers were.
As a result, the number of homes for sale took a...
Should You Get Your Home "Move-In" Ready Before Listing It?
Most homes have an element that could use some improvement before putting on the market. Perhaps the wood flooring is looking scratched and dingey. Or the tub and shower are showing their years. Or maybe the shingled roof is making your home look outdated.
No matter what needs...
Raise Your Home's Value By Improving Its Exterior
Everyone knows you shouldn't judge a book by its cover.
But while that's definitely true for books, it isn't necessarily the case for homes. The outside of a house can tell a prospective home buyer a lot about how well a house has been maintained.
The Appraisal Institute...
What Happens When You Don't Pay Property Taxes?
Property taxes are a given when you own your property. Some homeowners choose to roll the taxes into their mortgage payment and let the lienholder pay when they are due. However, some prefer to pay it themselves.
Here is what may happen if you do not pay your property taxes.
What is "Property...
7 Myths About Foreclosure -- There's Good News!
The idea of your home getting foreclosed on can send a chill up your spine. It's understandable. Thinking that a bank shuts you out of your home with ruined credit is an awful thought.
But here's the reality check: Not everything that you've heard about foreclosing is true. Here are...