Real estate investing is hard

Real estate investing is hard

It requires a lot of specialized knowledge and experience that can be difficult to acquire unless you’ve been working at it for years.  And at Next Page Properties we’ve helped more than one property owner to get out of a bad real estate investment in Warren, Lincoln or St. Charles County. Why?  Sometimes the investor … Continued

Selling a home during a divorce is not an easy task

Selling a home during a divorce is not an easy task

In fact, at Next Page Properties, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners going through a divorce sell their property for a fair cash price — to make that process as quick and easy as possible.  Still, there are challenges.  So we thought we’d give some advice to homeowners who are going through a divorce.  The … Continued

Expensive home repairs

Expensive home repairs

Making repairs to a property is expensive and time-consuming.  But obviously, not all repairs are the same.  Some repairs — like painting walls, or fixing doorknobs — can be relatively quick, easy, and inexpensive.  Other repairs… well, they might not even be worth it because of how expensive they are… especially if many of these … Continued

Don't want to continue working with your real estate agent?

Don’t want to continue working with your real estate agent?

You’re not the only one. It happens. Some of the top reasons that people fire their real estate agent include… Bad communication Doesn’t advocate for your interests Doesn’t know the market Bad marketing efforts Don’t get along personally Unethical behavior Whatever the case, the good news is that there are some ways to cut ties … Continued

Have a dust mite allergy?

Have a dust mite allergy?

Symptoms include… Sneezing Coughing Runny nose Stuffy nose Watery eyes Itchy eyes Itchy throat Itchy skin Chest pain We’ve seen a lot of properties in our time buying and selling real estate in Warren, Lincoln or St. Charles County… and virtually all of them have dust mites (it’s just a matter of how many). So … Continued

Selling your house?

Selling your house?

Wondering what to fix before listing the home for sale?  Obviously, not all repairs are as important as others — so it’s important to set priorities and make the most critical repairs first.  If you’re dead-set on selling your home the TRADITIONAL WAY… here are some repairs we recommend starting with… 1st – The most … Continued

Selling your home in Warren, Lincoln or St. Charles County?

Selling your home in Warren, Lincoln or St. Charles County?

Obviously, selling a home comes with a lot of challenges — some of which are always there… and some of which are created by making mistakes.  In fact, here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid as a home seller… 1. Getting too emotional. This is a tough one because it’s your home … Continued

Want to sell a house with a cracked foundation?

Want to sell a house with a cracked foundation?

You might be worried that you won’t be able to sell… but the good news is that you CAN (so long as the cracked foundation is disclosed to the buyer and they agree to purchase it “as is”). But… just how bad is the damage? That depends. A cracked foundation is simply a result of … Continued

Comparison of Options

Comparison of Options

Trying to decide whether it’s better to sell your home the traditional way — through a real estate agent on the MLS — or to a professional cash buyer?  It varies from seller to seller. Here’s a direct comparison between those two options to help make a decision about what’s best for you and your … Continued

Did your home appraisal come in for less than the agreed-upon price?

Did your home appraisal come in for less than the agreed-upon price?

Talk about a headache! Nothing can throw a wrench in a seller’s plans quite like an appraisal coming in too low — most traditional buyers use loans from banks… which means they won’t be allowed to finance a property for any price that’s higher than the appraisal. If your home’s appraisal comes in lower than … Continued

Behind on payments?

Behind on payments?

You might not know it, but a whopping 13.4 million Americans are behind on their mortgage or rent payments right now, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And there are a lot of reasons for that.  Maybe the property is abandoned, maybe the homeowner simply can’t afford the high mortgage or rent costs, or perhaps … Continued

Thinking of moving to another state?

Thinking of moving to another state?

That’s awesome! But obviously, moving can be quite expensive.  And at Next Page Properties, we’ve helped a lot of people sell their homes quickly for a fair cash price in order to move in a timely manner.  Here are some simple moving tips we always give our clients for making the move as easy as … Continued