Homeowners sell their homes and buy other homes for a variety of reasons including a need to live closer to a place of employment, to be closer to family, to enjoy a better climate, or simply to upgrade. This article is about finding the best sequence of steps in the process.
Buying real estate overseas is fundamentally about diversification. This is true whether you buy for investment or for retirement and argues in favor of buying for retirement rather than renting.
Tried-and-true tactics such as painting and decluttering can go a long way toward achieving this goal -- but these other simple home staging tips can up your home's wow factor and lead to a quick sale.
An early question many people have if they're getting serious about actively investing in real estate is whether to get a real estate license or not. After all, if you're out there buying and selling homes, it can be great to save the commissions and increase your income on every deal. Especially with fix and flip, there can be some decent savings if you can avoid using real estate agent commissions.
Earlier this year, my wife and I closed on our house in Houston. While she's a previous homeowner, this is my first go-round. And I'm lost. Part of my uneasiness is leftover PTSD from seeing my savings account slashed by a cashier's check, but most of it stems from knowing that everything within those walls is my obligation.
There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all kn...
There is a lot of competition out there, with real estate investors doing wholesaling, fix & flip, ready-to-rent purchasing, and fix to hold for ren...
It looks like quite a few stars are looking to unload some serious real estate this week. Selena Gomez, Adam Carolla and Benji Madden all decided to list their cribs. Take a look at some of these fabulous celebrity homes for sale!
A deed purports to transfer U.S. land ownership. However, possessing a deed is not conclusive proof of absolute or unquestionable ownership. There may...
It doesn't matter if you're searching homes for sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL, or Philadelphia, PA. Type "how much house can I afford" into a Google sea...
It sounds like an old radio play: "Who knows what evil lurks within the hearts of men? The Shadows knows! Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha!"
While spring is often the time that most people look for houses with the intent to buy, fall and winter are the best time to plan a purchase and determine if you are financially fit to be a homeowner.
There are other ways you can locate opportunities for lease to-own-homes, from the classifieds to Web searches and even on the social sites. Are you in a situation that keeps you from buying right now, but you are stable in the area and wanting to own at some point?
These taboos and fears also make us blind to the threat of out-of-control private debt and credit wasted on real estate and speculation rather than growth that lifts everyone. For Turner, thinking radically is the most practical way forward.
Management costs vary, but one thing is pretty constant. In many small vacation oriented areas, especially when we're talking about condos, there is an entrenched management structure you must use.
There is no magic bullet that will protect you from another real estate crash if it happens. But, if you haven't used excessive leverage, keeping cash flow on the positive side should protect you and leave you in a good position when the ultimate recovery is in place.