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There are a few different scenarios for homeowners that are struggling to make their mortgage payments or are “underwater” on their homes (and owe more than what it’s worth)—including short sales and foreclosures.But what, exactly, are short sales and foreclosures, and what’s the difference betwe...
11/30/2022
At this point everyone knows not to fall for the email from a Nigerian prince promising to share his fortune with you if you just send him your banking information. After all, that scam has been around almost as long as the Internet has existed, and most people have seen it at least once!But peop...
11/23/2022
When you buy a home, you want it to retain (and, ideally, grow) its value over time.But how, exactly, do you determine if a home you’re considering purchasing will deliver a return on investment (ROI)—or lose its value in the coming years?A recent article from realtor.com outlined elements that t...
11/16/2022
The market is changing in Northern Delaware. While bidding wars, sky-high prices, and homes flying off the market were a reality just a few months ago, rising mortgage rates, changing economic conditions, and increasing inventory have caused a serious shift in Delaware home sales.And if you’re se...
11/09/2022
Despite the Federal Reserve's best efforts to reduce inflation, the most recent data indicate that it is still high, hovering around 8%. The stock market was affected by this information, and discussions about a recession gained momentum.As you watch the price of goods and services rise, you're p...
10/26/2022
Marcia Castro Socas has been a landlord for years.She says the landlord-tenant relationship is an often-overlooked part of owning rental real estate.She says buying the cheapest place isn't always best, and the news shouldn't dictate your plans.One of my biggest financial goals is to invest in re...
10/19/2022
The playbook for selling a home needs a makeover, and often so do the houses.Selling a house takes much more elbow grease than it did a year ago. Homeowners earlier could expect a bidding war the moment they staked the for-sale sign in the front yard, even if the property was in dire need of upda...
10/12/2022
“Even though asking prices are still climbing, [recent] data shows that more sellers overreached what buyers were willing to pay, and had to reduce their asking price,” says Realtor.com® Chief Economist Danielle HaleThe thing is, many home sellers haven’t gotten the memo yet. Or they have, but ar...
10/05/2022
  1728 W SIXTH STREET, WILMINGTON, DE Get Directions Click Here              Description Features Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Walk Score   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS (1 full, 1 half) 1600 Square Feet   Welcome to Little Italy. This brick twin house is looking f...
10/03/2022
Renovating your home is a great strategy for homeowners for two reasons. The first, and perhaps the most obvious, is that you are able to remodel your home to exactly the way you want it, giving your living space a new life with all the modern amenities and conveniences at your fingertips. The se...
09/28/2022
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