You just received a purchase offer from someone who wants to buy your home. You're excited and relieved, until you realize the purchase offer is much lower than your asking price. How should you respond? Set aside your emotions, focus on the facts, and prepare a counteroffer that keeps the buyers involved in the deal.
Working with the right real estate agent can mean the difference between getting prompt, expert representation and feeling like you're going it alone when selling your home. Here are 10 questions to ask when you're interviewing agents.
Finding a buyer for your home is just the first step on the homeselling path. Tread carefully in the weeks ahead because if you make one of these common seller mistakes, your deal may not close.
Most home buyers must borrow money to purchase a home. Having housing-related tax provisions like the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID) can help home buyers begin building their future through homeownership. While this has been a long-standing federal government tax incentive to encourage home ownership, not all homeowners qualify.
Moving can be one of the most stressful events in your life, which is where a strong and trusting partnership can make a big difference. Here are a few helpful moving tips to share with your clients.
Many people think there's nothing to selling their home. In some cases this might be true, but for the average homeowner it usually isn't the case. Most homeowners are not tuned into the trends and fluctuations of the real estate market or aware of the steps necessary to maximize profits on the sale of their home.
All real estate licensees are not the same. Only real estate licensees who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" logo on their business card or other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate.
While the Iowa case law on trees on private property is not definitive in Iowa, there are some basic rules to follow regarding trimming and care of trees on private property.
The definition of a bedroom has not been defined on either the national or state level.