Fielding a Lowball Purchase Offer on Your Home

By: Marcie Geffner Consider before you ignore or outright refuse a very low purchase offer for your home. A counteroffer and negotiation could turn that low purchase offer into a sale. You just received a purchase offer from someone who wants to buy your home. You’re excited and relieved, until you realize the purchase offer […]

How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

By: G. M. Filisko When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. Trying to decide whether to buy a fixer-upper house? Follow these seven steps, and you’ll know how much you can afford, how much to offer, and whether a fixer-upper house is […]