Thanks to shows like "Flip or Flop" and "Fixer Upper", house flipping is all the rage these days. (And yes it can be a profitable business, that helps too). It's not an easy business by any means. You need construction knowledge, construction trades, housing market knowledge, and ultimately you need the capital. Many people make a living off buying and flipping houses, but it's hard work and very stressful.
1. Let's price it higher, since someone will probably bring a lower offer, then we can negotiate.
You've probably seen the signs all over your town, when you pull up to a stop sign, or exit the highway. "We'll Buy Your Home, Cash" or "My dad buys houses" or "Annie Buys Homes". It looks like this...
Many people think that once you get a home under contract, it's a done deal. But that's not always the case.
It was 2008, and our country was going through the most challenging financial era since the great depression. Big banks were closing down every week, lenders weren't lending, unemployment was at an all-time high, and it felt like 100's or 1000's of homes were foreclosing. It was at this time, I decided to buy my first home.
I remember life before kids... Things were simple. You know, very simple. Dinner & drinks with the wife anytime we wanted, unplanned trips... we lived life on our watch.
In today's world of tech and the internet, there is all kinds of information at our fingertips regarding the homebuying process. Or anything for that matter... Between the google machine, facebook, Alexa, you can get answers to your questions in just minutes.
Back in the day, ranch-style homes were thought of as basic starter homes... Today, they are anything but the basic offerings of years past. New home builders such as Lennar Homes are having great success building ranch homes in the Algonquin, Huntley & Crystal Lake area. Ranches have become one of the most popular styles in today’s home-buying market. Why Are Ranch Homes Popular?
Moving is a stressful process when you're just selling or buying a home. But what about when you have to sell AND buy a home, how does all of that work? I'm going to share some tips & info on the process, so that when you are ready to sell and buy a home, you know How to Close on TWO Homes in One Day!