A common question I'm often asked is "how safe is this area?" The most objective answer I can give is to recommend those concerned to type in an address so you can see the locations of all reported
What does the real estate market have in store for 2014. According to an article in Realtor Magazine Online, about what you would expect. Here are five of the trends that will probably continue and grow
Years ago, I was showing an old Bucks County farmhouse to a prospective buyer. We entered the house via the kitchen. The woman looked around the kitchen for a moment, walked into the dining room, turned
You are desperate!
Your Credit or Finances, or both, will not allow you to go the conventional route:
You need the Seller to help you out!
The Seller will know it, and you are going to pay dearly for this service:
There aren't too many altruistic Sellers out there.
There is no FORM printed by anyone; there are just too many variables.
The terms that can be written into a Lease/Option can be dangerous to you:
How long is the Option period?
How much money are you putting in to the Option?
What happens if you are not able to execute the Option?
How do you know what your financial situation will be 2-5 years from now?
How much is the rent in the meantime?
Who will be responsible for maintenance and repair in the meantime?
What will be the Market Value of the home in 2-5 years?
What will be the Selling price 2-5 years from now?
This is the Ultimate Caveat Emptor!
Good luck and May God bless... more
Install a really, really, really big sign in front of your $750,000 to $850,000 home.
There are many many ways to drive traffic to your listing. However, what you really want is buyers who are qualified, motivated and capable of making a home purchase.
Access to those strategies, that critical mass of buyers, the network of solution providers is worth paying for.
Meanwhile, you always have Craigslist, newpaper, community bulletin boards and of course Zillow and the FATAL ZESTIMATE.
By the way, just to avoid much confusion. the term 'Listing' refers to a home for sale that is 'listed' in the Multiple Listing Service by a REALTOR. What you have is not a listing. It is a FSBO. A home for sale by owner. FSBO Listing is a contradiction of terms.... more
There are dozens of communities in Bucks County. Every week or so, I will feature one of the communities in my “travelogue,’’ telling you a little about each one and what makes it unique, starting
Curbed.com is reporting; Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has pledged to see through his plan to tax vacant lot owners, a move that could affect upwards of 10,000 lots throughout the city, with the highest
Joseph - there are no indicators pointing to the national upswing in housing prices slowing down anytime soon. Whatever type of home you are interested in, most likely it will be more expensive int he spring.
That being said, if you have personal reasons to hold off on making a purchase, like having a bunch of stuff going on during the holidays which prevents you from dedicating the type of time needed in order to make a wise buying decision, then it might make better sense to hold off until after the 1st of the year. I don't see why one would wait until the spring thaw though.... more
So where do I begin? In real estate, there is so much to talk about! First I want to say that finding a real estate agent that you can trust is a really difficult process. I may not have 10+ years under