Categories for selling the house

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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got any more of them houses?

I made this one because I keep listing homes, but they sell so fast that I need more. Always more. “Ya’ll got any more of them houses you need sold?” – Tyrone Biggums  ...

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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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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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FHA/VA lending requirements

Selling your home? Is the house ready for an FHA or VA appraisal and inspection? I am selling the house. Why do I care if the buyer can get an FHA loan? Well for starters (as of 2012, HUD no longer reports this data) FHA insured home loans represent over ...

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