How to sell a house when it's worth less than the mortgage : options for "underwater" homeowners and investors
Dwan Bent-Twyford, Bill Twyford.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
The crash in housing prices and other economic forces have left millions of property owners "underwater"-owing more on their mortgage than their property is worth. If you're one of them, trapped in a home you can't sell and pressured by mortgage payments, the situation can feel hopeless.
6 steps to selling your home immediately -- Tough love on pricing -- Finding an agent who will work hard for you -- 14 days to shaping up your house for sale -- What to do if you're "underwater" -- How to stop foreclosure -- Selling faster "by owner" -- The lease option option -- Finding buyers by offering creative financing -- Extreme selling -- Converting to a rental and holding for better times -- Special help for selling condos and co-ops -- Successful negotiating in any market -- Dealing with a bad inspection report -- What to say on your disclosures -- How to legally avoid paying taxes on the sale -- 7 things to do when it just won't sell.
The house flipping answer book : practical answers to more than 125 questions on how to find, fix, and sell houses for profit
Denise L. Evans.
Naperville, Ill. : Sphinx Pub., 2008.
Flipping houses is one of the fastest growing ways to invest in real estate, but most of the information on the subject is confusing and conflicting. The House Flipping Answer Book is an authoritative reference for you, providing sound advice and immediate answers to your most pressing questions.
Sell your home in any market : 50 surprisingly simple strategies for getting top dollar fast
New York : AMACOM, c2008.
No matter what the conditions of the current market are, you can get top dollar for your home if you use the right strategies. Sell Your Home in Any Market gives you the tools and techniques used by the best real estate marketing experts in the nation to ensure that your home is positioned to sell, both quickly and for the best price possible. You'll find out how to: set the right price, promote your home like a pro, prepare for a showing, anticipate questions, sell the neighborhood, use incentives to encourage a quick sale, gently push a buyer, evaluate offers. The book reveals 10 ways to stage a home, 5 ways to maximize showings with MLS marketing, 25 items inspectors check, 200 ways to improve curb appeal, exactly how to emphasize a home's benefits to potential buyers, and much more. Packed with priceless tips and techniques, this is a book no one selling a home should be without. Book jacket.