Distressed Home in South Florida.

Three Pitfalls to Avoid In Selling Distressed Homes

Selling a distressed home presents different challenges than regular home sales.  When property is in excellent condition with no financial or legal problems, home sellers maximize value with patience and listing on the open market to find buyers using conventional mortgages.  Distressed property is not the same.  Foreclosure, vacancy, repairs and violations, place houses at … Continued

Alternatives To Foreclosure

Alternatives To Foreclosure

Homeowners often find themselves unable to make their monthly mortgage payments.  This can be due to losing a job or income source, or by an unexpected increase in expenses for medical or other reasons.  Delinquent mortgage payments means you are at risk of foreclosure, resulting in the bank taking your home and evicting you.  Foreclosure … Continued

Residential Mortgages With Yale Wolf, March 2016

Residential Mortgage Finance With Yale Wolf, March 2016 Our friend Yale Wolf is a residential lending specialist at PHH Home Loans, LLC.  A seasoned professional, Yale has worked in the banking and mortgage industry for over 15 years. House Heroes spoke with Yale about the state of the residential mortgage lending.  Check out his thoughts … Continued

Finding MLS Deals In A Competitive Market

New to real estate investment and trying to find deals on a budget?  Direct-mail marketing has exceptional returns, but campaigns cost thousands and take months for the pay-off.  Website providers such as InvestorCarrot are cost effective, but earning Google ranking for your site requires months of hard work.  Pay-per-click is cost prohibitive on a shoe-string … Continued

Time to Buy in Miami: February 2016 Market Update

Troy Martin, data scientist at online real estate titan Redfin, released a market update on February 18, 2016.  (See 2016 is Staged for More Competition as Supply of Homes Dwindles).  Based on Redfin’s data collection, Mr. Martin concludes the U.S. housing market will be increasingly competitive in 2016. Compared to January 2015, U.S. home sales … Continued

The Top 5 Reasons to Sell Your Home to a Real Estate Investor

South Florida homeowners typically have two options for selling their house: (1) listing with a real estate agent on the MLS, or (2) selling to a real estate investor.  Both options have their benefits.  Selling a home directly to a real estate investor can be a great solution for homeowners, and here are the top … Continued

Listing Homes and Finding The Right Realtor, with Super Agent Cheri Kaplan

Cheri Kaplan is the Commercial Director at Keller Williams Legacy Weston and President of ASP Accredited Staging Professionals.  She has worked in real estate for over 15 years and is experienced in selling residential and commercial properties.  House Heroes asked Cheri for her insight on listing homes on the MLS and finding the right realtor.  … Continued