Home Selling

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, Mortgage Approval

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, Mortgage Approval

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Home Sellers: Is Your Home Really Sold When You Sign a Real Estate Contract Offer? Mortgage Approval_Part III There is another reality to signing a contract offer and selling a home. The majority of home buyers need to obtain a mortgage loan to purchase a home and need mortgage approval from their lender to complete the […]

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, The Home Inspection

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, The Home Inspection

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Home Sellers: Is Your Home Really Sold When You Sign a Real Estate Contract Offer? The Home Inspection_Part II Homeowners like to think that all they need is a signed real estate contract offer and their home is sold, but the truthful answer is maybe yes, maybe no. The initial post regarding a real estate contract […]

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, Attorney Review?

You Signed a Real Estate Contract Offer to Sell Your Home, Attorney Review?

| November 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Home Sellers: Is Your Home Really Sold When You Sign a Real Estate Contract Offer? Attorney Review_Part I Homeowners like to think that all they need is a signed real estate contract offer and their home is sold. The truthful answer is maybe yes, maybe no. While it is true that a home cannot get sold […]

Home Sellers Have Options in Setting The Asking Price

Home Sellers Have Options in Setting The Asking Price

| July 7, 2011 | 1 Comments

Either Price It To Sell It or Price It To Own It! Yes, home sellers have options in setting the asking price! It is quite simple! Sellers can either price the home to sell it or price the home to own it!   A home priced to sell is one that is priced at market value, will attract more […]

Selling a Home?

Selling a Home?

| May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

          Things Every Seller Should Know When Selling a Home! When selling a home, there a number of considerations and decisions which need to be made before the home goes on the market for sale and other decisons which need to made when the home is on the market and is being shown. Decisions like which agent and […]

The Impact of Days on Market MLS Statistics

The Impact of Days on Market MLS Statistics

| April 25, 2011 | 2 Comments

Are Days on the Market an important statistic for the owner, for a home buyer or is it something that only real estate agents pay attention to? Answer: The days on market statistic of real estate for sale is important to home sellers, to home buyers and real estate agents, both the listing agent and the […]

Do Short Sales Affect Home Values in Neighborhoods?

Do Short Sales Affect Home Values in Neighborhoods?

| April 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

What happens to real estate values when short sales are placed on the market for sale in the neighborhood you live in? What happens when the short sale sells, and sells at a price much below the market value range of surrounding homes in the neighborhood? Whether your home is in Iselin, New Jersey, in […]

Mortgage Interest Rates: First Quarter 2011

Mortgage Interest Rates: First Quarter 2011

| April 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

After increasing to over 5% in late December of 2010, mortgage interest rates ranged from 4.75% and slightly above 5% throughout the first quarter of 2011. Image courtesy of BankRate.com. Whether buying or selling a home in Iselin, New Jersey or Colonia or Edison, in Middlesex County or in  any other State, the movement of mortgage interest […]

2010 Middlesex County Real Estate Statistics

2010 Middlesex County Real Estate Statistics

| January 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Wondering what has happened in real estate in 2010? Did real estate sales transactions increase in 2010? Did real estate values increase, drop or level off in 2010? The answer is yes and no to both questions. Whether you are looking to buy, are interested in selling or are just curious about the real estate market, real estate […]

Mortgage Interest Rate Surprise?

Mortgage Interest Rate Surprise?

| January 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Interest rates have been surprisingly low for such a long time, no one really thought they would go up. Well, they did, and everyone was caught off guard. In fact, at the end of December, mortgage interest rates increased to 5%. and slighly higher. A surprise to most people involved with real estate! The Good News is that they […]