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The Process of Selling Inherited Property

Posted by CT Homes // November 30, 2021

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Dealing with an inherited property or a property in probate can be a difficult and time-consuming process. Because of the many laws associated, an inherited property can take months before the title changes hands. When it finally does, you can be left with a property that hasn’t been updated in years and is in dire […]


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Selling a House for Cash 101

Posted by CT Homes // November 24, 2021

In many markets, property values have taken off to levels not seen in well over a decade. It may be a great time to explore selling your home. Depending on the condition of your property, the buyer may be a cash buyer. While this is a typical practice, there are many nuances and slight differences […]


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Cash for Keys: What It Means for Rental Properties

Posted by CT Homes // November 11, 2021

Cash for Keys: What It Means for Rental Properties As the owner of a rental property, eviction is never a fun prospect to have to consider. Maybe it’s an issue with a tenant adhering to their lease conditions or has numerous missed rent payments. Regardless, evicting problematic tenants is a natural part of ensuring landlords […]


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Why Do Buyers Back Out in Real Estate

Posted by CT Homes // November 9, 2021

Completing a successful real estate transaction is difficult, regardless of how experienced someone is regarding buying or selling homes. It takes several moving parts coming together at the right time to get a deal to the finish line. A handful of buyers back out of deals every day. Knowing the reasons a buyer might back […]


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Guide to Selling Your House During COVID-19

Posted by CT Homes // November 4, 2021

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In this article, we’ll explore how the eviction moratorium has affected landlords and rental property owners, how the pandemic has reshaped the current real estate market and some strategies for selling your home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. By being adaptable and understanding regulations related to rental investments, people can navigate the current real estate market […]


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Understanding Closing Costs: Who Usually Pay

Posted by CT Homes // October 28, 2021

When buying or selling a home, the topic of who pays closing costs is bound to come up eventually. Any real estate transaction will host numerous costs and fees that will be factored into the purchasing process on top of the property’s value. Understanding who is responsible for paying these fees is crucial for properly […]


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Understanding Real Estate Market Trends

Posted by CT Homes // October 19, 2021

The real estate market has a habit of being a reflection of its era, a timeless indicator of economic and social prosperity. For first-time homebuyers or real estate investors looking to make educated business decisions, understanding the ebbs and flows of the real estate market can be resourceful when choosing to move forward with a […]


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Who Pays the Real Estate Commissions?

Posted by CT Homes // October 14, 2021

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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For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Tips for Sellers

Posted by CT Homes // October 11, 2021

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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Should You Sell or Keep Your Rental Property? | CT Homes

Posted by CT Homes // October 6, 2021

People invest in rental properties for countless reasons and each rental property is different. Whether it’s a condominium in a city with numerous tenants or a vacation home that’s rented for only a few months of the year, owning rental property has its fair share of exciting advantages and unique challenges. At some point or […]


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