5 Keys To Know About an ‘As Is’ Home Sale Before You Try One


These are all items that you may see listed for sale “as is” on sites like Facebook Marketplace or Craigslist. With the addition of “as is,” the seller sends shoppers a message: Hey, you can buy this thing, and here’s the price I’m asking for.

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Top 5 Reasons Why People Sell a House As Is

Louisville Homes

When you want to sell a house as is, that doesn’t immediately mean the house is necessarily in poor condition. ‘As is’ means you’re not making any repairs or providing any warranties. The form we use is called a Seller’s Disclosure.

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Can You Sell a House As Is Without Inspection? A Reality Check


Selling a house “as is” without inspection is the definition of driving a hard bargain. In essence, you’re asking buyers to purchase your home blind and take your word that your price is accurate. Why ‘as is’ doesn’t always mean no inspection.

In a red-hot seller’s market, is staging even worth it?


Agent Columns Marketing Opinion Select Service Staging Teams as is bernice ross ibuyers stagingStaging often plays a critical role in helping sellers achieve the highest possible price for their property.

Cosmetic vs. MPR Repairs: Guidance for FHA Appraisers


FHA appraisals are not a guarantee that the property is free from defects. If you are appraising a property that needs some cosmetic repairs but meets FHA minimum property requirements (MPR) in its current condition, you should make the appraisal “as-is.”

Selling House As-Is? Do’s and Don’ts

Agent Drive

Are you interested in selling your house fast and in an as-is condition? If so, now is the time to take action, according to Houzeo. is currently in a […]. The post Selling House As-Is?

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Move While You Can


Our sale on Picadilly is wrapping up this week. It’s the one in Carlsbad where water damage caused the owners to vacate while remediation took place, and then rather reconstructing most of the house, we just sold it as-is.

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Cosmetic tweaks to help sell your house fast

Housing Wire

Spring is one of the most popular selling seasons – and it’s right around the corner. You don’t just want to sell it as is. How your home looks on the outside is just as important as how it looks on the inside.

What renovations should you make before selling your home?

Housing Wire

A lot of buyers are shopping virtually these days, so any renovations that can make your home look better in photos is a good thing. Updating your home’s siding can add as much as $13,000 to your resale value, and replacing the windows and doors can provide a sizable boost, too.

Backing to Greenspace

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Beautiful views out the back of their house and nature hikes are definitely in their future, as is being closer to their grandkids. I don’t know about you, but Coronavirus pandemic has given me an even greater appreciation of nature.

AmeriHome revives IPO plans

Housing Wire

The company is the No. 3 correspondent lender in the country, and also sports a servicing business with about $96 billion in mortgage servicing rights, up from $87 billion as of the second quarter of 2020. Amid record-high origination volumes, mortgage fraud risk is down – Here’s why.

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Rocket Mortgage receives tax subsidy, will hire in Cleveland

Housing Wire

Rocket Mortgage is continuing to invest and create jobs in Cleveland,” Husted said in a statement. ” Rocket Mortgage is also in talks with JobsOhio, the state’s private development arm, for an additional incentive package, though details have yet to be released.

Why Should You Consider Major Repairs When Selling Your Property?

Tre Pryor

You can always market your property as a fixer-upper and sell it “as-is.” Out of 10 property sellers, at least 3 ask themselves if they should do major repairs before selling their homes. ” But that will limit your buyer pool.

Hot Seat: Bryan Bellacosa of ServiceLink

Housing Wire

HousingWire: What is the biggest challenge servicers and real estate investors face this year? BB: EXOS One Marketplace is an asset decisioning tool that gives servicers and investors unprecedented visibility of assets throughout the entire lifecycle.

How Much Work To Do on Your House Before Selling It: Will a Spruce Up Suffice?


Your older kitchen cabinets, of no bother to you for years, suddenly strike you as outdated. Oh, and that carpet is gross! In it, you’re looking at three main options: Sell as-is: Do no work or the bare minimum, and price accordingly. Sell as-is when necessary.

Beverly Hills Townhouse With Wild Interiors Undergoes Shocking Renovation


Today, the two bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, two-floor condo is now available to lease for $5,500 a month. Tull is listing the apartment with Roney Allouche , also of Keller Williams. Her understanding is that the newly bare interiors have undergone some $200,000 worth of work.

Making Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac a single utility

Housing Wire

The fundamental problem with any scenario where more than one credit guarantor exists is that they amplify rather than dampen systemic risk. That then leaves price, or the guarantee fees and adverse market delivery fees charged by the GSEs as a competitive lever.

Just Listed! Grant Park Beauty (2844 NE 38th Ave)

The Living Room

Main floor has welcoming, open living and dining rooms, with builtins and corner cabinets, and kitchen has wrap around diner nook seating, double ovens, great as is, or ready to be transformed. Roof is 5 years old. 2844 NE 38th Ave. Portland, OR 97212.

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5 Tips for Homebuyers Who Want to Make a Competitive Offer

Keeping Current Matters

Having a complete understanding of your budget and how much house you can afford is essential. The best way to know this is to reach out to your lender to get pre-approved for a loan early in the homebuying process. Don’t submit an offer that will be tossed out as soon as it’s received.

Why Was a House Stuffed With Mannequins? The Story Behind a Viral Listing


And the question everyone asked as they passed the link around was: Why? As it turns out, the answer is pretty straightforward. The unit is split between floors, and Tapia (and his mannequins) occupied the top floor. As an agent, you don’t want to disturb anybody.

Online notarizations usher in era of trusted transactions

Housing Wire

A simple, ancient practice, one that often goes unnoticed despite the critical role it plays in the lives of millions of Americans, is getting modernized. The seal is completed, and your document is official. The consumer is safe and secure in their own home, as is the notary.

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Banging Down The Door To Home Ownership

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While the following is not a recommendation on how to present an offer, and every listing is different from the last (different property, seller needs, and level of competition), we are seeing buyers give it their all.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Armstrong House in Indiana Now Available for $1.2M


One of those rare seven— a Usonian-style home in Ogden Dunes, IN —is now on the hunt for a buyer. Known as the Andrew F.H. Armstrong House, the residence is on the market for $1,195,000. The home is only a couple of blocks from the shores of Lake Michigan.

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I started working with Gabrien right as the Portland Real Estate Market started to get insane-crazy in the late fall of 2020. I was intentional with this offer to NOT include any strong “as-is” language because I knew that the place had some issues just from my visual inspection.

If a tree falls in the forest and the inspector hasn’t shown up yet….does it make a sound?

The Living Room

This was an As-Is sale but the fallen tree that did some damage to the roof created a unique situation. With just a minor delay to our timeline to allow for the repairs to take place, everything went as smooth as possible and both Buyer and Seller are very pleased.

Got an Old Fuse Box? What to Know About Selling Your Home


Honestly, replacing your old fuse box is often the best option rather than trying to sell a house that isn’t up to today’s standards — and it might not cost as much as you think to make the swap depending on your home’s overall wiring. Sell your house as-is to a cash buyer.

Goal Achieved

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As is becoming more common these days, their mother moved in with them. My buyer was looking for a bigger house. They were living in a small 2 bedroom one bathroom house.

Priscilla Presley Lists Longtime Beverly Hills Home for $16M


The European-style villa is available for the first time in over 45 years, according to the listing, and has been “lovingly maintained by the current owner.”. The listing describes the gated property as a “secluded resort hideaway” that is “so rare today.”

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Grant Park Investment Property

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With 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and an unfinished basement, there is plenty of room here. As an investment property, it is solid enough to be rented out as is right around $3,000/month, but also has room to make improvement over the years…cut to the kitchen and bath. ??

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What Fixes are Mandatory After a Home Inspection?


After all, who wants to find out after moving into their dream home that the furnace is on the fritz or that termites have taken up residence in the attic? In fact, homeowners sell “handyman specials” of “fixer-uppers” all the time and are typically listed being sold “as-is.”.

[PULSE] Even during origination surge, don’t forget to brush up on compliance

Housing Wire

During this particular moment, the prevailing thought is “throughput!” It’s no secret that much of our space is busy trying to push mortgage loans through the pipeline without losing them as their sales funnels overflow. Is it current? Is it continuous?

‘Frozen in Time’ Reveals What To Keep (and Toss) for Maximum Midcentury Charm


Probably the first midcentury modern feature that Vickery and McCormick are more than happy to toss is shag carpet. ” With vinyl flooring, this retro house is much more practical for the modern age. When the floors are finished, the home is transformed.

3 Tips to Get a Tough Listing Off the Market

RIS Media

If they want to sell their home as-is without making any updates, they may have to lower the price after 30 days on market. ” Furthermore, she suggests saying things like, “This is the initial list price,” and, “We have an ambitious list price.”

[PULSE] Black lives, Black families and Black homeownership matter

Housing Wire

There is a 30-point difference between white and Black homeownership rates in the U.S. Shockingly, the gap is wider than it was in 1968, when the federal government first outlawed racially based housing discrimination.

Recruiting for Long-Term Growth

RIS Media

When recruiting, the goal is to have agents find a home in your team—it’s much more than just a place to be hired. Recruitment is only half about bringing new agents on board. The other half is about keeping them.