Three tips for staging your home to sell

Today’s buyers are looking for turnkey homes. That is, they want to move right in without having to do a lot of work. Buyers with busy lifestyles pay a premium for listings that are in prime condition. Staging can make the difference between a listing selling or not, the time it takes to sell, and …

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Best cities to invest in rental homes

In Las Vegas, investors willing to take a gamble could win big CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — The housing market in Las Vegas may continue to struggle, but for investors, the city is the best place to buy a home and rent it out, a new report revealed on Monday. HomeVestors of America and Local Market Monitor …

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All-cash buyers pump up the local market

Cash is king in the real estate market throughout Southern California in general and in Orange County in particular, where thanks to falling home prices, more people with the means seem interested in plunking down a lump sum and getting a home free and clear. But many of these buyers aren’t just people in search …

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Should You Move or Remodel?

When your house no longer suits you, you can move or remodel. Find out which big change is the right investment of your housing dollars. Just about everything else—remodeling costs, the hassle of living in a construction zone, or the ability to live happily without one more bathroom–is a personal preference. After all, your home …

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