It’s like selling a car. You have choices. You can FSBO it or you can take it to a dealer. It’s common knowledge that you’ll get more for the car if you sell it yourself, though.
It’s also a hassle to DIY a car sale. Those who want to avoid having to clean and repair the car, be available for showings and test drives, haggling over price and dealing with all the paperwork choose the dealer option.
Basically, that is what iBuyers are – the dealerships of the real estate world. Just dump your current home and turn your attention to the new one.
That’s a bit simplistic, but you get the general idea.
Continue reading “Are iBuyers Competition?”
As technology continues
to evolve and become vital to our daily lives, it only makes sense to consider
how it can make things easier for you on an everyday basis. And there is
perhaps no better place to incorporate “smart” technology than your home. With
today’s smart devices, you can do things like automatically controlling the
temperature of your home, the brightness of the lights in your space and when
they turn on and off, and even when your slow cooker should begin to cook
dinner. Let’s take a look at how you can make your home smart and reap the
benefits the technology has to offer!
Continue reading “Transform Your Home into a Smart Home”
University of Maryland researchers announced they’ve created a way to make wood stronger, lighter, and cheaper than steel. The researchers see the super wood as having a major influence in the building industry one day.
Paint Companies Use Scare Tactics on Californians to Cover Own Wrongdoing
Paint manufacturers that lost a recent court ruling are using scare tactics to convince homeowners they will be held criminally liable if their homes contain lead-based paint, according to C.A.R. Continue reading “Paint Companies Use Scare Tactics on Californians to Cover Own Wrongdoing”
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How To Buy Or Sell A Home With A Dog
Buying or selling a home is a big undertaking; there are tons of details to think about and plan for, and even if you have help from your family, it can be overwhelming. Keeping your current home neat and clean for potential buyers, looking for a new home, going through the actual buying process, and making a move are just a few of the things you’ll need to prepare for, and if you have a pet, there are even more considerations to think about. Continue reading “Dog Etiquette When Selling A Home”
The Republican leadership in the House has released its long-awaited bill to reform the nation’s tax code, and it raises significant concerns for middle-class homeowners because of limits on the mortgage interest deduction and the deductions for property taxes and state and local taxes. Continue reading “Tax Reform Bill Would Cap MID for New Mortgages”