December 19, 2011 rummy

With tenants and rental property, chances are you’ll have to evict a tenant sooner or later either because the tenant hasn’t paid his rent or because strange people keep visiting him at odd hours of the night. Whatever the reason, the tenant hasn’t lived up to the terms of the lease agreement and you want him out. The question is, how do you go about evicting him? First and foremost, remember that the laws in your state may require different procedures than the general advice in this post, so get familiar with the rules in your area and get yourself…

November 4, 2011 rummy

Unfortunately, too many times, sellers leave great sums of money on the table when they are held in reserve, unwilling or unable to correctly prepare their home for sale. Unless you are in a situation of severe distress, money wise, there really are no excuses to not making your home “Market Ready”. It starts with de-cluttering, cleaning and staging your home and making sure that everything is in working order and good repair. You must keep in mind that buyers will almost always overestimate any type of repair or needed update and want to deduct the perceived cost from the…

October 27, 2011 rummy 2Comment

With the summer season over and the holidays quickly approaching some sellers are more anxious to sell their homes, as others will wait for the spring season to come around. The key to making a great lowball offer is to look for homes that have been on the market for an excessive amount of time. The softer the market the more likely the seller will consider the offer. Buyers can make serious mistakes when making a lowball offer. 1- Before submitting an offer, your realtor should have done a full comparative market analysis of the area the home is in.  Some…