What to Do When You’ve Inherited Your Parent’s House


I’ve inherited my parents house and estate. Now what do I do? If you ask your friends for advice, you will get mixed reactions from their responses. Some of them will tell you to rent out, move in or sell the property. The primary aim of this article is to guide you on how you can maximize the benefits you receive from the house you inherit from your parents. (more…)

What is a Short Sale?



Understanding the Process of a Short Sale

A short sale is the process of selling your home under instances in which the proceeds of the sale may not fully settle the outstanding loan balance. The lender accepts a payoff that is discounted to fully settle the loan. The advantage is that the lender meets all the costs that come with the sale. Such costs include repair costs, escrows and titles fees, and commission just to name a few. You can avoid foreclosure by getting assistance to dispose your home and payoff your current mortgage. (more…)

Top 5 Tips to Sell Your Home Fast

Once you’ve decided to sell your home, getting it ready for the market can be a daunting task. Typical home repairs and the usual sprucing up can sometimes take between 2-3 months to complete. There are plenty of “Do-It-Yourself” ways to fix up the house and have it showing well in no time. From repainting a room, to fresh flowers on the table. Small updates, and be huge improvements. Here are the top 5 tips to sell your home fast: (more…)

Is the Stronger Dollar Really Better

Stronger Dollar
It seems like just yesterday when the American (and global) economy was circling the bowl. Now some very creative banking practices have returned the dollar to its former glory. In fact, the US dollar now threatens to catch or surpass the euro in value. This may seem like great news for American companies, but think again. The time to induce a recession might be now, because the stronger dollar seems to be too strong for its own good. The US dollar has actually risen versus the euro– as well as most various other worldwide moneys — this year. However, this new isn’t as good as it seems. (more…)

How to Divide My House During Divorce

How to Divide My House During Divorce
There are very few events in this life that are more trying and harsh than a divorce. Truth be told, even the most amicable divorces can be filled with a great deal of pain and suffering. Additionally, couples continue to be connected by non-emotional issues that arise long after their divorce has been completed. One of the most difficult issues they have to face is what to do with a family home that has been purchased during marriage. In this article we will go over the available options for dealing with your house during divorce. (more…)