The sale of your home can depend on the local housing market or the national housing market. Check here for more information and updates about the state of the housing market, and advice on how to buy or sell in any kind of market.
The number of foreclosure filings in 2008 increased a dramatic 81 percent over that of 2007, announced RealtyTrac in its 2008 U.S. Foreclosure Market ...
Buying a foreclosure or short sale is basically the same as buying any property on the housing market. You may be able to get a good deal on a foreclosure or short sale if the market is full, but the market value and property value in your area will drive the pricing and financing the loan. Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips video for more information about short sales and buying a foreclosure.
According to the National Association of Realtors, if all home buyers become eligible for a tax credit without a repayment feature, it could result in...
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What should an agent do before listing your house? They should make multiple visits to the house and create a market analysis. Good agents will give tips on how to improve the marketability and enhance the house for sale. Real estate agents should discuss the location, condition and give other tips and recommendations. Watch this Expert Real Estate segment for more information on what real estate agents should do to prepare a house for sale.
Selling a house in today's tough real estate market? Furniture, paint, clutter and repairs all impact the sale of a house. Is the price right? Maybe not! Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment for tips on how to sell your house from painting to repricing!
What makes a good real estate agent? Trust, integrity, and good communication (phone and email)! Find an agent who is a good advocate, works hard and successfully buys and sells homes. Can your agent communicate the pros and cons to you and find great deals? Watch this Expert Real Estate Tips segment for more information on important characteristics in real estate agents.
If you own a home, you may be wondering, "should I sell my house?" Consider the current housing market, the credit crisis and whether it's the right time to sell your house. Other factors to consider include unfinished neighborhoods and the effect of foreclosures as well as how long one may want to wait to sell a house in this housing market.