We Buy Ugly Houses Blog | Real Estate

Cracked Foundation! Will I Be Able to Sell My House?

Can you sell a house with a cracked foundation? You can. It simply must be disclosed to the seller, and they can agree to buy the house on the terms that they’d be accepting the foundation “as is.” It can sometimes be hard to sell a house with a problematic foundation on the traditional market. […]

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How We Buy Ugly Houses® helped this retiree sell his historic house to the perfect buyer!

Marty Rogus had lived in his childhood home for 60 years, but when he fell ill, he was no longer able to care for himself or the property. As his medical bills piled up, Rogus knew that he needed to sell his house quickly. He also hoped to find just the right buyer for the […]

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How To Find Out What Your Neighbor’s Home Sold For

Ever wondered how much a house sold for in your neighborhood, plus other fun data about your community? Let’s be honest, the Internet can be a very creepy place. Show of hands for someone who hasn’t Googled a current, former or prospective love interest? Nobody? That’s what we thought. The amount of information available for […]

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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 […]

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Top 7 Negotiation Tips for Selling Real Estate

Don’t let the stress of selling your home stop you from negotiating like a pro. Use these seven tactics to sell your home for the highest price possible. 1. Let Your Agent Negotiate for You Don’t negotiate directly with the buyer or the buyer’s agent. Conduct all negotiations through your agent. It doesn’t matter how […]

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Does Real Estate Slow Down When School Year Starts?

When Does the Housing Market Slow Down? Most people agree that spring and summer are the ideal times to buy or sell a home. With back-to-school time upon us, we wanted to know, does the new school year affect the real estate market overall? It does, among other things. Is Spring King? While the real […]

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What is a Pre-Foreclosure Home?

It’s one of those words we’d love to go our whole life never having to hear. Pre-foreclosure. The name sounds intimidating enough. But what is it, and what does it mean for you? If your home is in pre-foreclosure, is there anything you can do? What is pre-foreclosure? Pre-foreclosure is the “red zone” right before […]

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The Top 10 Affordable Cities with Cool Summers

Summer is here, and it’s a great time to be outside. There’s nothing like having fun in the great outdoors and not having to spend a pretty penny to do it. If you’re looking for a place to live where you can stay cool and stay on budget, here are our top ten options. 1. […]

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Famous Movie Houses for Sale

We’ve already talked about the Home Alone house and the (in)famous house from the hit thriller Silence of the Lambs. Today we look at some other Hollywood houses for sale. Godfather house Make an offer that won’t be refused on the home featured in one of the most famous scenes in the Godfather trilogy. In […]

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What You Need to Know Before Buying a Home on Well Water

It might seem like a concept that not too many people are used to but there are still quite a few homes that use their own well water and septic tank system, as many as 15% of American homes rely on water from wells. The thought of the maintenance turns many people off of well […]

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