Author Archives: CT Homes

Finding Buyers for Real Estate: Selling Your Property Simply

Posted by CT Homes // May 18, 2022

When you’ve decided to sell your house, one of the most first questions you’ll ask is how to find buyers for your home. Depending on the location and property type, finding a buyer for a real estate transaction can range from fairly simple to downright challenging. Especially for those who have never sold a house […]


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How to Calculate Closing Costs

Posted by CT Homes // April 25, 2022

When buying or selling a home, the topic of closing costs is bound to come on the horizon. It takes a village to purchase or sell a home, with several different people playing a role in the real estate transaction. Buyers, sellers, real estate agents, and inspectors are just a few of the different people […]


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Guide to Rental Property Bookkeeping

Posted by CT Homes // April 4, 2022

Real estate and rental property bookkeeping might not be the most exciting element of investing in real estate, but it’s a necessary mechanic within the real estate machine. Some real estate investors might hire an accountant or professional bookkeeper to keep track of their property expenses because understanding these figures is critical for properly running […]


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Rental Income Tax Rate

Posted by CT Homes // March 17, 2022

In life two things are certain and, as we all know, one of those is taxes. Tax season seems to always be around the corner, and for rental property investors that can mean that some paperwork is on the horizon. Understanding the tax rate for rental income can be an overwhelming task. Between identifying all […]


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7 Hard To Sell Property Types That Deserve Your Consideration

Posted by CT Homes // March 9, 2022

Rural homes in grassy area.

Not all properties are created equal. Some can become very difficult for homeowners, realtors, and real estate investors to resell. Depending on the holding costs and resell value fluctuations, many of these hard-to-sell properties can sometimes sell for less than they were purchased. While these properties might have some unique challenges for selling, investors need […]


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For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Tips for Sellers

Posted by CT Homes // February 25, 2022

For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

If you’re at all familiar with the world of real estate you’ve likely come across the idea of For Sale by Owner listings, or “FSBO” listings. For homeowners looking to take the real estate process into their own hands, it’s a popular option to skip the use of a realtor or agent and instead sell […]


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Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

Posted by CT Homes // February 17, 2022

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As with any financial transaction, there are choices you should and shouldn’t make when selling your home. The sad reality is that the most common mistakes are arguably the easiest to avoid. Preventing these mishaps is especially important if you are selling or thinking about selling your house independently without a realtor or sales agent. […]


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Understanding the Short Sale Process

Posted by CT Homes // February 3, 2022

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A lot has changed in the world of real estate over the last decade. As difficult as it may be to believe, the mortgage collapse was over ten years ago. A defining term that emerged shortly after the collapse was the “short sale”. There is a good chance that even if you were in real […]


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Guide to Selling a House with Tenants

Posted by CT Homes // January 31, 2022

There are several reasons why you might be ready to sell an investment property. Whether you’re attempting to sell a house or a rental property, sometimes investors need to move on to the next venture. Perhaps it’s time to take advantage of the appreciation value, or maybe you need more time to focus on other […]


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Selling a House without a Realtor (FSBO)

Posted by CT Homes // December 22, 2021

Selling a House Without a Realtor

Can California homeowners and investors sell their homes without using a real estate agent? More importantly, if they can, should they? Property owners and investors make these decisions every day. While there are certainly advantages to neglecting the assistance of a real estate agent, those trying to save money will find that it could end […]


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