One of the top things to consider when you are in the process of buying a home is the neighborhood. We've all the heard the old phrase repeated over and over; "Location, location, location". But what makes an awesome location to live in?
As a Realtor, Real Estate Investor, and Real Estate Coach in the Appleton/Fox Cities Area, I see it all.
And often times, I run into people who are having problems that they can't control. (Obviously, these have to do with real estate - I'm not a psychologist). But even though I'm not licensed to give clinical advice, I've dealt with so many situations regarding real estate that I feel I'm definitely qualified to go over some practical advice about what you CAN control when everything just seems to be going wrong while trying to sell your home. Here are some of things I've heard real people say to me lately:
When you check your to-do list, does it seem to keep getting longer and more overwhelming? Sometimes, homeowners can feel as though their status with their chores fits like a social media relationship: it’s complicated. We’ve sorted out some common conundrums so you can whittle away at your tasks with confidence.
You may have seen signs, billboards, and banners with the advertisement "We Buy Ugly Houses." For somebody who doesn't know anything about real estate investing, this might seem like a strange statement. Who would want to buy an ugly houses? Who exactly is the "we" mentioned on the billboards and ads?
I recently paid cash for a house that I'll be rehabbing (that's investor-speak for fixing up) and selling. It's in in very desireable Appleton neighborhood, near great schools, with great walkability, and will certainly yield a profit because I got a very good deal on it.
You might ask how I beat out all the other investors competing for good deals in the area. Did I have an in with the owner? No.
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