Two huge real-estate websites are merging and it has some real-estate agents nervous but others are looking forward to it. Zillow and Trulia have become two well-known names in the real-estate world but will now be one. Here’s what the article had to say about the merge, “Zillow, the most-trafficked real-estate website, agreed to buy Trulia, the No. 2 company, hoping to create a market behemoth that will dominate listings of homes for sale and other information that buyers and sellers covet.” Want to read on to see what else they have to say, CLICK HERE.
Bidding on a house can be the most stressful event in the home buying process. After who knows how long, weeks or months of searching, you finally find the house of your dreams. It’s got all of your must haves and is even in your budget but it comes down to a bidding war and you may lose the house. How do you get your home? Today’s article looks at strategies to winning a bidding war. “…have a clear understanding of what the home is worth to you and how far you are willing to go to win it. Once you know this, the following steps can help you come out on top in a real estate bidding war:” To check out the steps, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article explains big real estate spenders, where they are from and where they bought. Real Estate buyers from this foreign country bought billions of dollars worth of property. Here are some stats from the article, “…sales activity from international buyers surged 35 percent in the 12 months that ended in March. While international buyers represent only 7 percent of total existing home sales nationally over the period, their buying is highly focused on high-end homes in Florida, California, Texas and Arizona.”To read more, CLICK HERE.
Looking to buy a house but you’re not sure how long of a process it will be? Today, we’re bringing you an article that breaks down a timeline of what you should be prepared to do before you buy. “The homebuying journey — from financial preparation and finding the right home to getting under contract and through closing — tends to take a lot longer” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Do you flip houses? Did you know there are certain things you need to disclose? This Wednesday we bring you an article that explains exactly what you may need to tell your potential buyers about the house. Here’s one, “when water gets in where it shouldn’t, it can damage personal possessions, undermine the home’s structure and even create a health hazard if it encourages mold growth. Sellers should disclose past or present leaks or water damage.” To read more, CLICK HERE.