You have good reason to List it yourself

Realize the benefits of selling your house yourself.  You have full control of the situation. You are the one who decides when you will show your house and to whom. You know your house better than anyone else, so you are in the best position to sell it. Best of all is the relief of

Good photos add curb appeal

In today’s online world, curb appeal has taken on a whole new meaning. When buyers take a fresh look at your home through the eyes of the internet, you can invoke an emotional response.  It will be positive if you have good photos.  In fact, within the first 3 seconds the impression of your photos

Open Houses

While open houses are promoted as a great way of finding a buyer, a National Association of Realtors study found that their success rate is a mere 2%.Considering that over 50% of house hunters look on the Web, online marketing will have a much higher success rate. Instead of ringing a doorbell and taking off

Smart marketing and pricing

We all know… the single most important factor to consider when selling a house is the “price tag”.  This is why the “assumable” price will be more attractive to buyers.   We also know demand and interest wayne after being on the market for 21 days.   So marketing is important too.  To ensure a seller doesn’t

Selling Power

There is nothing worse than putting a house up for sale and watching it sit on the market. So here is a tip. Use the power of the internet. 20,000 guaranteed showings within 30 days should get the job done! offers services like this.  Homeowners who post their property with our directory can add-on marketing

Negative equity solutions

One of the many issues homeowners in the United States face is negative equity.  Reports calculated 23% at the end of 2010.  You’ll be glad to know, homeowners who want to move are not stuck in their situation.  Nor do they need to wait till the market recovers.  Visit if you have a FHA/VA

Help for homeowners who are underwater on their mortgage

Yes, mortgages everywhere are underwater. Instead of talking about the issue, lets talk about the solution. Lets first deal with the mental anxiety we all have on the subject. Find comfort in the thought that YOU have a place to live. Also accept the fact “the market is going to recover”. It may take years,

FHA Rate Hike/Remedy

FHA is increasing the annual mortgage insurance premium by .25% starting April 18th 2011, This increase in cost will add another $40 per month to a $200,000 loan or drop buying power by close to another $8000. In addition other industry forecast a hike in interest rates. When you add it all up, home affordability

Assumable mortgages: The old way – The new way.

Most people use Craigslist to make persons aware of their assumable property, but they may find to be a more useful resource for this.  They too offer a free service. Takelist is a directory dedicated to assumable mortgages only and currently the only company offering this service nationally. It is otherwise a challenge to

Changing Real estate

Wow! In some states the number of new home listings coming on the market has declined 27.3 percent from a year ago today.  In addition the average days on the market  continue to rise, while the oringal price point shrinks. This is very painful for some of us.  This activity is understandable given the challenges in the market but a change