Alternatives to Foreclosure in a Coronavirus World

Credit and homeownership can often be saved if the homeowner takes quick action. At the first sign of not being able to make the monthly mortgage payment, the homeowner should promptly contact a real estate attorney, a Realtor®, and their mortgage lender to review these options

Tips for simultaneously buying and selling a home

Buying or selling a home can be stressful. Buying and selling at the same time is even more challenging, but there are some things that you can do to make it a bit easier. Here are a few tips on buying and selling a home at the same time.

Real Estate Matters: Renting vs. buying- The age-old debate

Real Estate Matters: Renting vs. buying- The age-old debate

Q: I’ve been reading your column with all the letters from homeowners who have all kinds of problems. They sound as though they’d rather be renting rather be homeowners. I’m glad to own my own house and not be renting. When you’re renting, in a way you’re paying your...
Tips on buying and selling a home at the same time

Tips on buying and selling a home at the same time

In an ideal world, you would buy your new home first and have some time to move your belongings before selling your old home. However, if you’re like most people, you cannot afford to carry two mortgages. Additionally, you may need the proceeds from the sale of your...
7 ways home sellers turn off homebuyers

7 ways home sellers turn off homebuyers

When it’s time to sell your home, you can invest a ton of time, energy and money into getting the place ready for sale. You might declutter, stage and even remodel the house to make it as appealing to buyers as possible. Sometimes, though, no amount of preparation can...