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Selling a House With Lead Paint

How to Sell a House with Lead Paint Lead is so harmful to your health that lead based paint was banned in the United States in 1978. If your house was built before then, it probably still contains some lead paint. Finding the lead paint and removing it can be expensive, but you do have […]

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Selling a House With Code Violations

Can You Sell a Home That Isn’t Up to Code? If your home has seen its fair share of handyman work or DIY home improvement projects over the years, chances are you have some hidden residential building code violations. Even if those problems were caused by a previous owner, you could be on the hook […]

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3 Hidden Dangers of DIY Electrical Work

Sooner or later, every homeowner gets to the point where you ask yourself, “Can I do my own electrical work?” With the right tools and know-how, you could. But should you? Before you head for the circuit breaker, here are three good reasons you should hire a certified electrician instead of trying to do it […]

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6 Tips For Selling Your House For Top Dollar

Getting the best possible price for your home isn’t easy, but you can do it if you know how. Follow these six tips for selling your house and you’ll maximize the money you get for your home. 1. Get into the House-Selling Mindset Of all the tips for selling your home, this one is the […]

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10 Signs That Your Home Has Foundation Problems

10 Signs of Foundation Issues Is that little crack in your foundation just a harmless sign of the house settling? Or is it the first symptom of a massive foundation mess? If you’re worried about a major foundation issue, here are the top 10 warning signs: Leaning walls. (You can check this with a level.) […]

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What To Do If the Contractor Doesn’t Call Back

Many homeowners love taking on renovation projects themselves. Throughout the country, DIY home reno’s are becoming more and more common (after all, who doesn’t love an excuse to grab a Home Depot hot dog with their drywall?). If you need to renovate a house that you’re trying to sell, hiring a contractor often seems like […]

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5 Bad Curb Appeal Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

There are a lot of factors that go into selling a home quickly. You need to have the right price and the features that buyers want. But before anyone inspects the inside of your house, they have to like the look of the outside. Having irresistible curb appeal can make or break the sale of your […]

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How To Fix a Slab Foundation

It almost goes without saying that a house is only as strong as its foundation. If you encounter problems with your foundation, especially when it’s a slab foundation, you’ll need to make repairs as soon as possible. Most problems with slab foundations result from freezing water that has expanded the pipes beneath the foundation, creating […]

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How HomeVestors Helped This Retiree Sell His Historic Home (to the Perfect Owner!)

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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Can You Sell Your House Online?

Many hopeful home sellers tend to go the traditional route and contact their local real estate agents when it comes time to sell a house. Selling a home can be challenging. Homes can sometimes sit on the market for months waiting for the next lucky owner to come along. Even with the assistance of a […]

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