Categories for Homes seller tips

Low home appraisal?

The banks home loan appraisal is lower than the negotiated purchase price…what now? The first thing I want to say about low home appraisals in relation to the contracted selling price, is that it is happening very frequently in the Indianapolis housing market right now. The reason for this is ...

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3 times you should walk away

Three times you should walk away from a real estate transaction. There are hundreds of reasons a real estate transaction can fall apart that will cause a party to walk away. They range from random life events, to petty disputes over lamps. Today we are going to focus on three ...

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How long to close?

How long does it take to close on a house you are buying (or selling)? Whether you are buying or selling a home, the length of time it takes to get the home closed can depend on several factors. Some of the main ones are the type of financing, the ...

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How much is my home worth?

How much is my home worth? While it is rude to do so, this question must be answered with a question. To whom? You? A potential buyer? The bank? How about the most likely one you are looking for, the housing market? So the real question is, what will my ...

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What is escrow?

In real estate, what is an escrow account? (hint: there are three you are likely to encounter) There are three escrow accounts you are likely to encounter when buying or selling a home. Before I go into them individually, I would like to share the definition of escrow. Escrow Account ...

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PSA- Wire Transfer Security

Real Estate Fraud Alert- Wire Transfers Recently in the MIBOR (Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors) area, there have been instances of attempted fraud. Basically what is happening is that when people are in the process of buying or selling homes and have to wire money to the title company prior ...

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12 easy steps to FSBO

How to sell your home “for sale by owner” While most Realtors would never consider this, Realty with Robb is a real estate information website and I think I should share as much knowledge as I can. So today I am going to tell you how to sell your home ...

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Housing Market Update

So this morning I got an email from the Indiana Association of Realtors… and it is one of my favorites. Indiana Realtors Housing Data! (February 2019) While the information can be a little dry for people who don’t work in this industry, it is how we take the real estate ...

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