Author Archives: CT Homes

How to Sell your Home for Cash: The Process!

Posted by CT Homes // October 30, 2020

Throughout the country real estate is exploding. In many markets property values have taken off to levels not seen in well over a decade. Depending on your financial situation and the growth of your market it may be a great time to explore cashing out and selling your home. Real estate agents are vital in […]


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CT Homes Certified Properties: Simplifying the Home Buying Experience

Posted by CT Homes // October 19, 2020

Anyone that has bought a home before knows just how tedious and overwhelming home-buying can be. Between mortgage pre-qualifications and seemingly endless paperwork the process can often be too much to handle. We eliminate all of the painstaking due diligence tasks and allow you to focus on what’s really important…finding your dream home. If you’re […]


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How to Make Your Offer More Competitive!

Posted by CT Homes // September 29, 2020

Losing out on a home you’ve offered on SUCKS. Walking the property, imagining the move, picturing the space as your own…….all to have another buyer swoop in and submit a better offer. No more! Landing your dream home is now about timing, contract structure and submitting the strongest offer possible as soon as you can. […]


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The Four Most Common Reasons Home Buyers Back Out of Real Estate Transactions

Posted by CT Homes // August 31, 2020

Completing a successful Real Estate Transaction is difficult. It takes several moving parts coming together at the right time to get a deal to the finish line. Even when you have a signed contract you still need the inspection, appraisal, insurance and closing to go off without a hitch. All it takes is one person […]


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Who Pays the Real Estate Commissions?

Posted by CT Homes // July 20, 2020

Your contract with a buyer’s agent will usually stipulate that the agent’s commissions – typically about 3 percent – be paid out of the seller’s proceeds at closing. Does that mean the seller pays? Well it does and it doesn’t. Since you, the buyer are the one taking the cash to the table and the seller is taking the cash away from the table, there’s a convincing argument to be made that you are paying for both real estate agents.


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The Five biggest drawbacks of a Lender-Financed Offer

Posted by CT Homes // July 6, 2020

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 […]


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What to Look for in a Strong Cash Buyer

Posted by CT Homes // May 29, 2020

A seller’s goal should be to find the highest offer with the strongest probability of closing. While a near asking price offer may look great after initial review, it may be full of unnecessary contingencies and red flags that may put you in a bad position as the seller. What if you knew what to […]


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How is Inherited Property Transferred to Beneficiaries?

Posted by CT Homes // May 26, 2020

As we have seen over the last few months life can change on a dime. One day we are thinking about March Madness and the next planning when we can leave our homes. If you have inherited a property over this time or making preparations, you may be dealing with an extra layer of stress […]


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Navigating Rental Ownership during the Pandemic

Posted by CT Homes // May 6, 2020

Rental property ownership is filled with ups and downs. If you currently own residential real estate you may be faced with the most difficult period of your ownership. In addition to trying to navigate your personal financial situation, you have to worry about rent coming in from your tenants. The protection of your lease may […]


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What To Do If You Can’t Make Your Next Mortgage Payment

Posted by CT Homes // April 28, 2020

As financially damaging as the mortgage collapse of 2009 was, it wasn’t nearly as widespread as what we are currently facing. There are many people in various sectors who are currently not earning a paycheck or generating income. Savings have been exhausted and paying everyday bills has become more difficult. Fortunately, the government has thrown […]


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