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Ugliest house of the year

Bernardo Mazzucco of Orlando, FL., bought the Ugliest House of the Year®. The place was in bad shape when Bernardo paid cash for the opportunity to bring back its potential. He said the house was full of animals, bugs, urine, feces, dog hair, and the yard was wildly overgrown! After a series of trips […]

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Has this quarantine made your problem house worse?

Don’t worry! We Buy Ugly Houses® is still here to help. Are you one of the many whose life was already burdened by a house you really needed to sell, then COVID-19 made things even more complicated? We Buy Ugly Houses® has adjusted to the times and has expanded how we work to help you get […]

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5 First-Time Home Buyer Tips 2018

Buying your first home is never easy, but it’s especially tough in 2018. The inventory of homes for sale has been steadily dropping for the last two years straight, the longest streak in more than two decades. Prices continue to rise, and competition over lower-priced homes is fiercer than ever. To get the best shot […]

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Top 11 Most Expensive Home Repairs That Can Break the Bank

What are the most expensive home repairs? Home Repair Cost  HVAC Repairs  $100 – $1,100  Water Heater Repairs  $100 – $1,400  Electrical Repairs  $125 – $3,000  Driveway Repairs  $300 – $4,500  Asbestos Removal  $500 – $4,500  Roof Repairs  $150 – $5,000  Septic Tank Repairs  $200 – $5,000  Deck Repairs  $250 – $5,000  Mold Removal  $400 […]

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What is an Abandoned House & What To Do About the One Next Door

What is an abandoned house? An abandoned house is a vacant property due to foreclosure, bankruptcy, and financial or legal reasons. Since most homes are abandoned due to financial reasons, they are typically run down and need renovating. This makes abandoned homes attractive properties for investors, flippers and wholesalers because they sell lower than market […]

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7 Ways to Prevent Foreclosure

If you need help paying your mortgage and bills, you aren’t alone. Nationwide, 3.68% of mortgages (one in every 27) are in default, according to the federal reserve. If you’ve found yourself in an ugly situation and are facing foreclosure, you have several options to save your home. The first thing you should do is […]

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Do You Need to Pay Capital Gains Tax on Inherited Property?

Capital gains taxes can apply to anyone who sells a property or other large asset. According to the IRS, a capital gain occurs whenever you sell an asset for more than its value. Following are facts that the IRS wants you to know about paying capital gains on inherited property, including how to avoid any […]

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What to Do After a Wildfire Burns Your House: 24 Point Checklist

After the wildfires in California and other states, many homeowners are now left to pick up the pieces, move on from an ugly situation, and rebuild their lives. Do you know what to do when your house burns down? The damage from a wildfire or even a small house fire can be overwhelming. The hardest […]

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How to Minimize an Ugly Situation When a Hurricane Hits

When hurricanes strike, the lives and property of thousands are put at risk.  How well you fare depends not only upon the strength of the storm, but also on how well you prepare.  According to the Department of Homeland Security, there are several steps you can take before, during and after a hurricane. Before A […]

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4 Tax Questions to Ask When Inheriting a House

Photo credit When you inherit a house, the tax implications can seem confusing. Most people don’t know what to do next. But before you try to sell a house you’ve inherited, make sure you have the answers to your most important tax questions. 1. Does the Home Sale Tax Exclusion Apply to Inherited Property? Ordinarily, […]

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