How much does it cost to sell a home?

How much does it cost to sell a home?

How much does it cost to sell a home? I have been asked this question many times by many sellers in the Twin Cities. If you are reading this article from another area, your numbers may be different. Real estate is local, and the cost to sell a home is also very local. I’ll be…

How accurate is Zillow or Trulia?

How accurate is Zillow or Trulia?

I get asked this question all the time. Buyers and sellers alike want to be able to figure out what the value of a home should be. I have a separate post as to how I go about figuring valuation of a home, and you can read that post on Market Valuations here. If you…

Why should I pay for the buyer’s closing costs?

Why should I pay for the buyer’s closing costs?

In each real estate transaction, there are buyer’s closing costs, as well as seller’s closing costs. But increasingly, buyers are asking sellers to cover their closing costs. Why should sellers pay for buyer’s closing costs? The main reason is that this is purely an accounting move. With the way we structure purchase agreements, it is…

Are Auction Homes worth it?

Are Auction Homes worth it?

Once in a while, you may see a home listed for sale at a ridiculously low price of $1. Yes, a dollar. Almost always, this indicates that the house is being sold under auction terms. Some times a different house may be identified as going under auction, with a higher price. Either way, auctions can…