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Why You Should Sell Your Home in 2019

Why You Should Sell Your Home in 2019

Few people are predicting that 2019 will be a record-breaking year for home prices. But relatively speaking, 2019 might be the best time for you to put your house on the market. Especially if you’re on the fence about selling this year or next, Nick Ron, CEO of House...

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Home Upgrades Millennials Love

Home Upgrades Millennials Love

A recent study by COUNTRY Financial showed that young people care more about buying a home than getting married, paying off student loans, and traveling. But in a hot real estate market, younger home buyers can’t be too selective. In fact, they’ll often end up with a...

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Best Practices for Credit Bidding at Foreclosure

Best Practices for Credit Bidding at Foreclosure

You currently hold the first mortgage on a rental property in California. The borrower is behind in payments to you and has disregarded all communications from you. You decide to file a notice of default to start the foreclosure process. Three months lapse, the sale...

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A Matter of Credit: When Banks Abuse Their Trust

A Matter of Credit: When Banks Abuse Their Trust

Few relationships matter more than the one between banks and real estate agents, investors, owners, and developers. Or: If a bank has ample credit but little or no credibility with its clients, if a bank is a trust in name only—because it does not enjoy the trust of...

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4 Hazards Facing New First-Time Homebuyers

4 Hazards Facing New First-Time Homebuyers

Home ownership is a cornerstone of the American dream. Unfortunately, there are many ways that the American dream can turn into your family’s personal nightmare. These hazards include purchasing more house than you can really afford (becoming house poor), unexpected...

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Are You Grown Up Enough to Be a Homeowner?

Are You Grown Up Enough to Be a Homeowner?

Forever young. That’s what we all strive to be, right? But when it comes to owning a home, even the most mature of us can want to run and hide like a little kid when problems arise. If you’re looking to buy your first place and aren’t sure you’re up for the...

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Garage Organization: A Chore No More In 5 Easy Steps

Garage Organization: A Chore No More In 5 Easy Steps

When Spring rolls around, you may find what was once a home for your cars has now become a landfill for everything you own but don't use. It's important to define different spaces of your house, and the garage is no exception: it's just as functional as any other part...

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