If you are facing a foreclosure, there may be options to negotiate a workout program with your lender. To get help with a foreclosure you have to start by talking to your lender. Help is available if you are willing to work out a reasonable repayment plan with your lender, while this can sometimes be […]
There are several important things you need to be successful in real estate investing, one of which is a great team. I’m going to talk briefly about who should be on the winning team: every successful entrepreneur needs a good mentor. A guide. By training under the watchful eye of one smarter than us,
There is one word to describe the current housing market: optimistic. Despite months of hearing about a housing bubble and rising mortgage rates, the outlook for real estate is good. The worries of a bursting real estate bubble actually seem to be low among homeowners. In a national survey conducted by ING Direct, most
What can go wrong? About a gazillion things, but this is true if you’re working with a broker, too. A broker is probably more experienced than you, and may well have confronted and solved your problem on a previous home sale. If you can stay calm and think under stressful conditions, you can be your
A person normally sells his home only once or twice in his lifetime. But this is the most important and tedious of work to deal with the selling of a home. As it is so important to list your home with the best of the prices and to the best of the buyer. The
Room rentals? Why would you want to make your home into a boarding house? Maybe you shouldn’t. I enjoyed having people living in my house, and most of them became friends. On the other hand, you might not like that arrangement. I hated being a landlord when I owned rentals that were not my home.
The Chinese real estate sector has rapidly grown in popularity with international property investors who seek maximum diversification within their portfolios because the real estate market in China is in demand locally and internationally and demand spans both the commercial and residential real estate sectors. This means that there is maximum room for profits,
What Is My Home Worth? Understanding the appraisal process and what drives home values. Written by John Tatman Retired Real Estate Appraiser Actually, there are two home values, the value to the homeowner and the value to the potential buyer. Unfortunately, both values are emotional and not facts based on market data. The
If you are considering selling your property, you will need photographs for your marketing efforts. If you are going to take the photographs yourself, here are some tips. Taking Photos of Your Home for Listings I love reading National Geographic to see the amazing photographs of far-off places I will probably never visit.
Buying property has all of its attendant headaches. There are so many negotiations, legal issues, volatile market prices, mortgages, and real estate agencies that you have to contend with and negotiate that it would most likely overwhelm you. Now imagine buying a property in another country and what was already a big headache is further