How to Sell Your Own Home: Secrets From a Former Realtor


Sell Your Home Yourself

Thinking of selling your home? Now could be a great time—interest rates are still low, and mortgages are more accessible to buyers than they’ve been for a long time. Even better—the housing inventory for homes that are not short-sales or foreclosures is very low. Selling your own home, instead of using a Realtor for the transaction, can save you some money. It’s not for everyone, but if you’re up for the task, we’re here to guide you through it. (more…)

What Your Realtor Wants You to Know About Buying and Selling

WhatYourRealtorWantsYouToKnowYour home is such an important part of your life. It’s more than just shelter; it’s your sanctuary. In your home, you’re surrounded by the people you love. Your personal tastes are reflected there. Your life’s history is spread throughout your home—there’s the wall where you’ve marked your children’s height for the last five years… there’s the painting you bought on your honeymoon, there’s your great-grandmother’s quilt. Whether you’re buying a home that will become your sanctuary, or selling your current home, it’s a big deal, both emotionally and financially. Your Realtor is there to help and guide you through the process, but sometimes there are things she wishes you knew. (more…)

Guide to Making Money on Rental Property

Guide to Making Money on Rental PropertyRental property can be a nice asset in your retirement portfolio. Your return on investment can be attractive, if you’ve made carefully considered decisions from the start. But just like any investment, if you aren’t careful, you can find yourself with a money-sucking property that actually hurts your retirement cash flow. Here’s our guide to help you make money on your rental property. (more…)