• Why FSBO fails
    For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is popular in America and the UK and where up to 30% of properties are sold without the use of real estate agents. The trend is on the increase in Australia where it is also known...
  • Real Estate Terms - From Appraisals to Comps
    When youre selling your home or other real property on your own, you dont have to know everything about the process. It does help to have a practical knowledge of the terms that come up during the process....
  • 7 obstacles that will kill your dream.
    If you want to get started on fulfilling your dream, beware of the seven major dream stoppers! 1.Seeking approval and consent. Having support from people whose opinion you value is a wonderful thing,...
  • Foreclosed of Your Home
    Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property, or, Cancellation of Debt, or both. Depending on the circumstances, you may have to report either gain on the sale of property, cancellation of indebtedness...
  • Sell Your House Fast
    There is nothing worse than putting house up for sale and watching it sit on the market. Here are a few tips to sell your house fast.
    Sell Your House Fast
    The following tips will help you sell your house...
  • The Secret To Marketing Your FSBO Home For Sale
    Youre ready to put your home or land (house, townhouse, condo, apartment, farm, ranch, finished lot, raw land, etc.) on the market as a FSBO (for sale by owner). Youve priced your property appropriately...
  • Home Selling: How To Set The Right Asking Price
    Many homes remain unsold for a long time because theyre over-priced. Pricing your home right is essential if you want to sell your home in quick time. Expecting more for your home than the rates that...
  • How to achieve financial freedom with your home
    The secret disclosed on how you too could achieve financial freedom through property (and tell the pension companies just where to stick their measly, worthless pensions) Geoff Morris is a self-made...
  • What is a Home Equity Loan?
    A home equity loan is a loan that is guaranteed by the equity you have built in your home. Are you in urgent need for cash and want to get the same without selling off your property? Getting a home equity...
  • Assault on the American Homeowner
    Sixty-nine percent of Americans are homeowners, and they are under siege. A number of "unfriendly" policies, proposals and court decisions within the past year have produced an atmosphere which is arguably...
  • Home Office in Residence
    If you qualify to deduct expenses for the business use of your home, you can claim depreciation for the part of your home that is a home office. Generally, the part of your home that is a home office is...
  • Promoting Your Open House
    A good way to get potential buyers interested in your home is to have an open house. Of course, you have to make sure they know about it.
    Looking Good
    There is one mandatory step that must occur before...
  • Should I Buy This Home - Heating Issues
    When considering whether you should buy a home, heating issues are something you should take a close look at. This is particularly true with rising energy costs.
    Heating Issues
    As you inspect potential...
  • Selling by Owner Escrow or Closing Checklist
    Home sellers should keep on top of their pending sale; especially when selling without the assistance of a real estate agent. Sometimes busy real estate agents forget to monitor all aspects of a pending...
  • Is It ReFi Time?
    Millions of people are taking advantage of the current opportunity to refinance the mortgage on their homes. Rising home prices combined with falling interest rates have motivated people to convert their...
  • Coinciding Settlements Clauses - Funding Issues
    People who are selling their home in order to buy another frequently put a "coinciding settlements" clause into their contract offer on the new home. The purpose of this is usually twofold. In this article,...
  • How to Afford Your Dream Home
    Is it your dream to one day own a holiday home in the sun; a beautiful house where you can escape, relax and be free of the worries that seem to go hand in hand with every day life? Well, youre not alone!A...
  • Buy The Most Expensive House In The Neighborhood?
    When looking at homes, one is tempted to buy the best home in a neighborhood. Should you buy the most expensive home on the block? No.
    Think Long-Term
    Assume you fall in love with the masterpiece home...
  • Moving into rental property as residence
    You may be able to exclude your gain from the sale of your main home that you have also used for business or to produce rental income if you meet the ownership and use tests. However, if you were entitled...
  • Home improvements and repairs to my home
    Home improvements add to the value of your home, prolong its useful life, or adapt it to new uses. Home improvements costs are not deductible. However, you add the cost of improvements to the basis of...

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    Standing almost eight feet tall and weighing 27 stone it goes without saying that William Bradley had some problems finding somewhere to live. If he wasn't banging his head on the ceilings his huge bulk was forever getting stuck in the doorways.