Is Inheriting a House with A Mortgage a Problem?

Did you recently inherit a house with a mortgage? When a loved one passes away, they don’t just leave behind a home. Many times, they leave behind a mortgage too. The hardest decision to make when you’ve inherited a property with a mortgage that hasn’t been paid off yet is whether or not to sell. … Continued

Necessary Documents to Sell Your House

In order to separate fact from fiction, let’s answer a few common myths about the closing process and exactly what documents you need to keep – and which ones can be found for you in today’s electronic and digital age. Documents Needed To Sell a House There are a few documents needed to sell a … Continued

How to Maintain Your Property if it’s Vacant

Many home sellers must move before their former property is sold. Additionally, many houses are left vacant after the death of a family member before the house goes to probate. When properties are left vacant, the home faces additional risks. Insurance Homes that are left vacant are at risk of becoming uninsured since many homeowners … Continued

Selling Your Home When There Might Be Title Issues

If you are trying to sell a house, it is important to determine if there are any existing issues regarding the title of the house. If there are issues, they must be resolved before the property can be sold. In this article, we discuss how to resolve title issues when selling your house. Possible Title … Continued

Have it Your Way – Selling Your Home In This Generation

How People Are Selling Their House In The ‘Yelp’ Generation We live in a society where we have access to convenient options for almost every service. Remember when parents told their kids not to talk to strangers on the Internet or get into strangers’ cars? Now with Uber, we use the Internet to summon strangers … Continued

5 Tips If You’re Having a Hard Time Affording Your House

With all of our years being home buyers in the Puget Sound area, we’ve encountered many reasons why people find alternative real estate solutions, including not being able to afford their house. There are reasons why this can happen, and it is nothing to be embarrassed about. Maybe it’s time to downsize and you don’t … Continued

Divorce and Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

Handling the marital house during divorce is one of the most difficult parts of dissolving a marriage. Is it any wonder so many people make major financial and legal mistakes when it’s time to make decisions? There are, in fact, many decisions to make. Will one of you keep the home or will you sell … Continued

Coping with the Homeselling Process

At Peak RESolutions Home Buyers, we have a lot of clients who are dealing with major changes and we realize that the decision to sell a house can be emotional. We have a lot of content about moving, so today we wanted to discuss a little bit about what the process is like emotionally. We … Continued

Can a House Be Sold With Back Taxes Due?

Can I Sell My House with Back Taxes? The short answer is yes…but the back taxes have to be paid. Local governments charge property taxes to pay for services in your neighborhood such as emergency personnel and schools. The penalties for not paying your property taxes range from collecting interest to losing your home. While … Continued

Bankruptcy and Selling Your Home: What You Should Know

Bankruptcy is a legal maneuver that offers relief to people whose debt has gotten out of control. In regards to the most common forms of bankruptcy, Chapters 7 and 13, you are likely to be allowed to keep your home: the court will assign a bankruptcy trustee to ensure you follow a repayment plan and … Continued

Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling Your Own Home

Do you know the pros and cons of selling your own home – FSBO (“for sale by owner”)? Whether buying or selling, deciding to go the for-sale-by-owner route can be a tempting one to consider. Working with a real estate agent can result in higher costs for both the buyer and the seller. You may … Continued

4 Things about Foreclosure You Might Not Know

Facing foreclosure on your house? You probably already feel motivated to do something with looming negative consequences. However, there are additional consequences (and one potential benefit) many people do not know about! Read below for 4 things that you probably didn’t know about foreclosure. Foreclosure: 4 Little Known Facts #1: The bank chucks all your … Continued

Why Isn’t my Kent House Selling And What Can I Do?

If you are having a hard time selling your home in Kent , there could be a simple reason why. Most of the time, homes do not sell quickly due to poor pricing. Pricing Your Home Effectively for a Quick Sale Some people price their homes based on what they need, as opposed to the … Continued