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5 Risks in Buying a Short-Sale Home — and How to Handle Them
Don’t let the lure of a great deal blind you to the hidden costs and issues in snagging a short-sale property
"Short sales can be great opportunities for home buyers to maximize the bang for their... short sale occurs when a homeowner has fallen so far behind on payments that there... for the sale of the home, with the proceeds settling all the debts. The result: The... short sale would never have happened. Short sales can be a source of a great deal... force the sale to happen; the contract is subject to the approvals of various lien holders..."
Your Home-Selling Guide for a Faster and Better Sale
Learn staging and curb appeal tricks, how to get the best photos and more in this roundup focusing on high-impact house-selling strategies
"was the sale of your home? My home sold mid-2008 within 6 weeks, but more recently... up for sale next year or the year after (depending on how quickly I get things done)... three contracts by the second day on the market. As someone above said, there is... of the sale imo. I agree with taking your own pics. For the most part knowing the... $9K+ yard sale to get rid of most everything! Downsize to move to a small home by the..."
Contractor's Tips: 10 Things Your Contractor Might Not Tell You
Climbing through your closets and fielding design issues galore, your contractor might stay mum. Here's what you're missing
"MANAGER of Contract Sales knows. Now I f I had my OWN "List" I could alert people to... up for sale. Fifth, he does not have a real business. Meaning no business license... General Contracting, in SoCal, who had installed 2 concrete pads for us a few years... design and contracting will go to, in getting you as close to your dream as possible,... other contracts to which they have committed themselves and risk losing if they delay..."
Houzz Tour: From Doghouse to Contemporary Gem
A broken-down Brooklyn row house becomes a light and innovative beauty at the hands of its architect owner
Houzz Tour: From Shocker to Stunner in Houston
10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell
Put these inexpensive but invaluable fixes on your to-do list before you put your home on the market
"ready for sale. But sometimes it’s not the major renovations that buyers notice. Consider... ce of contract or some such after a contracted buyer pulled out of the deal after... unit for sale. We painted the courtyard paling fence dark grey which looked much better... homes for sale in the most appealing way.. We are British and we have recently purchased... 'property for sale south west France' and browse some of the websites which come up. Houzz..."
Houzz Tour: A Texas Home Gets a Healthy, Fresh Start
Mold eradication was just the beginning for this Austin family's home on a creek bed — toxins of all kinds now don't make it past the door
Houzz Tour: Industrial DIY Farmhouse in Ohio
With hard work, a can-do attitude and lots of help from family and friends, a rural couple builds a home that reflects their values
Houzz Tour: Big Bay Views Buoy a Seattle Floating Home
5 Ways to Protect Yourself When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Hidden hazards can derail your dream of scoring a great deal. Before you plunk down any cash, sit down with this
"traditional sales. But that doesn’t mean you have to risk getting stuck with a money pit... draw up contract after contract and often what amounts to a months worth of preparatory... final sale. I baught a 1920s cottage in February. I held back approx $60,000.00... for the sale and not you the buyer. Homes built in the tern of the century were actually... in the contract making the seller responsible for lapses. If medical unions (the AMA..."
Houzz Tour: Openness Meets Intimacy in Wisconsin
Courtyards, a terrace and thoughtfully placed windows connect a home to the outdoors in a dense Madison neighborhood
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Figure out which renovations will pay off, and you'll have more money in your pocket when that 'Sold' sign is hung
"higher sale price in the end. What's a homeowner to do? Learn what buyers want,... the FOR SALE sign on the lawn that DID result in a FULL PRICE sale so I could not have... been for sale before ours switched to our realtor after our house sold so quickly. In... of the sales strategy to show we didn't have any issues. hmsdes - Inspections are... you're in contract and have taken it off the market and are in a weak bargaining position..."
The Latest Info on Renovating Your Home to Sell
"quick sale at the best price. I agree with midmodfan. Clean thoroughly. Get rid... put a contract on our house and our realtor told us they hate stainless steel and... rummage sales, whatever, to reduce what accumulates over the years. Right before I... point of sale to the buyers for home project improvements so nothing comes out of your... home for sale that is not totally empty around here. We are going to redo our kitchen..."
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
"bringing home sale items or searching for the perfect grout color, make sure you measure... I will contract this project out vs DIY. Has anyone gone this route nd f so, were... or re-sale you will need bathtub. Unless you have just one bathroom and disability... about re-sale at all. With a population that's aging this type of renovation can make... years re-sale you'll have trouble selling not realtor. I am frustrated when I am looking..."
The Moving-Day Survival Kit: Lifesaving Items and Niceties
Gather these must-haves in advance for a smooth move and more comfortable first days in your new home
"agent. My sale was her first, and she set the bar very high. When I got to the house... my "for sale" place with 1 pot, 1 pan, a futon mattress, a lawn chair and my toaster... garage sales for other stuff to use or repurpose. I haven't moved in 37 years, and... a home sale: We had our first experience with a Stager with our past move and our... signed a contract for our new home that my real work began. We moved from a two story..."