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Should you keep or sell an inherited house?

You inherited a relative’s house, now what?

In this video, I will cover the questions that you should ask after you have inherited a home from a family member. There are basically three options, live in it, rent it out, or sell it. For the purposes of this video, I will focus on the questions you should ask to decide about whether you should rent it (or keep it) or sell it.

[0:18] Overview
[1:45] 1) Consensus among family members who inherited property
[2:20] 2) What is the condition of the property
[3:50​] 3) Are there any liens, like a mortgage?
[5:11] 4) Experience managing rental properties?
[6:39] 5) What is the best financial decision for the family?
[8:25] And a little about taxes

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Selling an older house in a hot market

In this video, I share the three major things you should address as a Seller if you know your house may need some work and you want to make sure you get the most money possible for your home in the current hot real estate market. These tips will reduce the surprises and even the haggling back and forth with potential buyers.

[0:24] Overview of selling an older house
[1:42] Turning off potential buyers from looking at photos online
[3:26] Challenges for 1st time buyers with limited cash reserves
[4:55] Repairs that would prevent a buyer from getting a conventional mortgage or home insurance
[7:38] Other tips about making repairs before selling a home

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Evaluate offers for your home

You heard you just got an offer from someone to buy your home. How do you decide whether you should accept this offer or reject it as a seller? How do you know if you have a good offer in hand as a homeowner?

In this video, I will share five questions you should ask yourself to determine whether you should sign the contract and accept the presented offer from the potential home buyer.

[0:58] Overview of evaluating an offer as a home seller
[1:43] #1 How does the price compare with what market
[3:04] #2 How strong is the buyer?
[4:20] #3 Contingencies included?
[5:35] #4 Any other terms and conditions with financial consequences?
[7:09] #5 What are the opportunity costs of a delayed sale?

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Should I sell my house vacant or with a tenant?

Should you sell your home vacant or find a tenant to rent your home out for the short term? If your house is likely to sell within the next 60-90 days, I recommend that Plan A is to sell the house vacant.

Watch this video for 3 reasons why I think you should keep renting out your home as your Plan B, if your intention is to sell.

[0:53] Overview
[2:04] Less Flexibility with New Lease
[3:03] Your New Tenant May Not Be Supportive
[5:07] Better Showing Experience With Vacant Homes
[5:25] Renting Out the Home as a Plan B

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4 Tips to Buy & Sell a Home at the Same Time

Do you have to sell your home and buy a new one at the same time? Many people move forward with both selling their current home and purchasing a new house at the same time to save money from carrying two mortgages and maintaining two homes.

Watch this video to find out 4 tips to get ahead of the process to sell your current home while buying a new one.

[2:07] #1: Get a realistic view of the market and how much your current home is worth
[3:10] #2: Determine your budget
[4:08] #3: Plan out your finances
[5:22] #4: Make sure you have a back-up plan

Selling in the next 6-12 months? Click the button below to get a advice about how to sell your home on your timeline for top dollar with less stress.

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What should I fix before selling my home?

If you have an older home, you can still get top dollar if you remove the problems that make buyers nervous. In this video, I will review the top repairs you should consider before you put your home on the market.


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What is my home worth today-Part 2

In Part 2 of the video series, Veronica discusses the last 3 tips to round out the top 5 tips to determine the sales price for a home.

Tip 3: Determine if you are in more of a Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market.
Tip 4: Get the most from a realtor’s perspective on pricing
Tip 5: Be more realistic with your expectations



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What is my home worth today-Part 1

In this 2-part video series, I will share five tips to figure out what your home may be worth in today’s market.

In part 1, I will cover the two out of five tips for homeowners to determine what you could get for your house if you sold it today.

Tip #1 Look at recent comparable sales.

Tip #2 Review the homes actively being sold right now.