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Don’t Forget About Liens and Other Encumbrances

We Buy Louisiana HousesLiens, back taxes, and other encumbrances subtract from your profits when you sell your house. If you aren’t sure of what is owed, check with a title company.

House Selling tip – Harahan LA: In determining what you will receive when you sell your house, there are items that you will be responsible for that may reduce the profit that you will receive, if any. Selling the house when you have already paid it off and there are no other amounts owed on it is the best of circumstances. It’s also quite rare. That’s one situation that allows you to come up with an asking price, and then sell the house knowing you will only be out the cost of marketing the house, the closing fees, and any contingencies the buyer has asked for and you have agreed to.

Three Steps to Selling a HouseThe way the house looks on the outside is critical for those buyers that choose to drive by and have a sneak peak at the house you have listed. Give it a quick cleaning up and keep it neat and attractive at all times.

Kenner Louisiana House BuyersWhen people are looking for a home to buy, they often drive around in their target neighborhoods and look for homes that may be for sale. When they drive by your house, will they be impressed with how great it looks? Will they think that yours is the cutest house on the street? If it’s just a house with nothing special about it, you can improve on that with a little creativity and effort. It will make a difference, as curb appeal is one of the best ways to sell a home.

What’s an Appraisal All About?

Sometimes it is wise to hire your own appraisal before placing your home on the market. You’ll avoid surprises and be aware of any major problems you need to fix before listing the house.

Slidell Louisiana House BuyersGetting an appraisal is something that is done by the lender to assure that the house loan the buyer is asking for is indeed the value of the house. That’s the typical scenario. Under some circumstances, though, you as a seller might want to pay for an appraisal before you place your house on the market. This will help you to price the house correctly the first time so you don’t find yourself changing the asking price during the selling process.

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