When a Sibling Lives in a Jointly Inherited House and You Want to Sell

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Losing a loved one or family member can be devastating. Becoming an executor of an estate can be both a blessing and a curse. Many times, the deceased was only trying to look out for everyone’s best interest when they were deciding how to divide their assets after their death. Tragically, they may not end […]

Help! I Owe More on My House Than It’s Worth

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Many people experienced the gut-wrenching experience of being upside-down on their home when the economy took a hit in 2008. While it is common in certain areas still, the good news is the statistics are becoming less startling as home values are rising compared to what they were during the recession. Still, this provides very […]

Ways to Sell Your House When You Live in a Bad Neighborhood


If you live in a bad neighborhood, you could be doing everything right and getting nowhere when it comes to selling your house. It’s not just bad neighborhoods, sometimes the location alone can deter buyers. Houses near train tracks, apartments, airports, loud teenagers and less than desirable school districts can have the same outcome. The […]

What are Your Options When You Inherit Your Parents’ House?

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Inheriting your parents’ house has the potential to be a curse as well as a blessing.  In addition to the emotional hardship of losing a loved one, you’re suddenly faced with a financial burden you may not be prepared for. Ultimately, there are three paths you can take: move into the home yourself, rent it […]