How to Sell a Rehab Property FAST

November 22, 2022

In the world of real estate, time is money. With every rehab property, you work on it is essential that you find a buyer as quickly as possible. The interest payments, insurance, and taxes don’t stop until your property gets sold. The first 24 hours of any new listing is the best time to generate […]


You Have an Adjustable Rate Mortgage. What’s Next?

October 18, 2022

When buying a home, the question of what type of mortgage you’d like to select is bound to come up if you’re not planning on purchasing the home with cash. This is when an adjustable-rate mortgage (commonly known as an ARM) or a fixed-rate mortgage comes in. Which type of mortgage is the right one […]


The Five Biggest Drawbacks of a Lender-Financed Offer

September 20, 2022

All offers are not created equally. It cannot be stated enough just how important it is to choose the right offer, not just the one with the highest price. The right offer is one that actually closes and allows you to move on from the transaction. The wrong offer has an unexpected problem at the […]


How All Investors Should Spend The First 10 Minutes Of Their Day

August 24, 2022

There are dozens of ways to run a business. What makes real estate investing so appealing are the limitless options of getting from point A to point B. With the right mindset and a little bit of good fortune you can go from part time investor to having more deals than you can handle in no […]


The Biggest Challenges Most New Investors Face

July 27, 2022

Your perception of real estate is often different from reality. From the outside you can buy any property, make some improvements and walk away with a handsome profit. The reality is that it is difficult to get good deals, make the right updates, find a buyer and close in your timeframe. Additionally, there is almost […]


Home Inspection Tips for Sellers

June 29, 2022

No one likes it when a good deal dies. Especially when selling your home, it can be disappointing. Whether the property won’t sell due to financial complications or miscommunications, learning that a great offer has fallen through is always a setback in real estate. Unfortunately, home inspections are a well-known deal-killer within real estate. They’re […]


Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

May 26, 2022

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers looking to make a purchase before mortgage rates rise further, bidding wars are common. According to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), nationwide, homes are getting an average of 4.8 offers per sale. Here’s a look at how that breaks down state-by-state (see map below): March […]


Wire Fraud in Real Estate

April 21, 2022

Pick-up the Phone and Verify! Your excited, the contract is signed, your swimming in paperwork and details. Not to mention trying to organize a big move! You’re expecting that email with the wiring instructions for your deposit. STOP! Before you send your hard earned money take the time to verify!   Wire fraud in the U.S. […]


What Documents Will I Need for Taxes if I Bought a House Last Year?

March 24, 2022

DISCLAIMER: This article is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to be construed as financial, tax, or legal advice. HomeLight always encourages you to reach out to an advisor regarding your own situation. Sitting down to do your taxes in your new (to you) home, perhaps you already knew that you might need some documentation from your […]


Trying to Find That Perfect Home? They Aren’t Always on the MLS

February 16, 2022

We’ve heard the stories about people who managed to make an offer on a house before it officially went up for sale, beating out all the other would-be buyers and scoring the home of their dreams. And in a fast-paced market, where houses often sell in less than a day, and buyers have to be […]