What Does The Closing Process Involve When I Sell?

Speaker 1: What Does The Closing Process Involve When I Sell? A signed sales contract doesn't mean your house is sold. There are still financial, contractual and legal steps for both sides. The buyer has to get financing to meet the contract terms, which includes credit checks. The property is inspected and appraised, title insurance…

How Can I Improve My Homes Value?

Speaker 1: How can I improve my home's value? Buyers, generally, seek the least expensive home in the best neighborhood they can handle. So you want to present a home that fits in the neighborhood, but doesn't stand out too much. Four example, if neighbors are all four bedrooms, three baths and 3,000 square feet…

do i need a home inspection

Tony Lanni: Do I Need A Home Inspection? Someone asked me this the other day and here's the answer. No, you don't need one. Do you need one? Like, absolutely need one? No. Is it required? No. By law, there's nothing saying that you have to have a home inspection. Should you get one? That's…

Is it a good time to Sell – or Buy?

Tony Lanni: Hey everybody, Tony Lanni, Realtor here. Just want to answer a question that I've been getting asked quite a bit lately, and that is, is it a good time to sell? The answer is real, real simple. In a nutshell, it's an excellent time to sell. It's the right time to sell. It's…

is it a good time to sell

Tony Lanni: So I got asked, is it a good time to sell? It's a really simple answer. It's a great time to sell. It's an excellent, excellent time to sell. Sellers market, guys. It is a low inventory market. There are more people in the storefront than there are widgets on the shelf, so…

do i need 20 percent down

Speaker 1: So people have asked, "Do I need 20% down for a conventional loan?" And the answer really is no, you don't. There are some conventional loans that require 5% or 10% or even 20%, but they have some creative financing programs. What's called the portfolio program that you could put as little as…

Why Won’t My House Sell In Providence?

You’re trying to sell a Providence RI house that just won’t sell? And yet – the news says the real estate market is heating up. The media is practically shouting again about multiple offers, high demand, and record-setting prices. So where’s your contract? These tips could be just what you need to help you sell your Providence … Continued

Foreclosure notice of default in Rhode Island– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Providence Rhode Island

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Providence? As experts in the Providence real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. The State of the Market for Buyers in Providence Rhode Island First off, it really depends on the property type and location. … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Providence

Hiring a real estate agent in Providence can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Providence? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the Yellow Pages, … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Providence?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Providence anyway? Many homeowners across America and Providence are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending institution will … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Providence

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Providence] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can do … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Providence Rhode Island

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued