Home Selling

What is a Home Appraisal? Everything to Know Before Buying or Selling a Home

Posted by CT Homes // September 28, 2022

Home Apprasial

A residential property appraisal helps establish a home’s market value, or the likely sales price that the property would fetch if offered in a competitive real estate market. Whenever someone uses a home or other type of real estate as security for a loan, the lender will order an appraisal to be conducted by a licensed appraisal professional.


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For Sale by Owner (FSBO) Tips for Sellers

Posted by CT Homes // February 25, 2022

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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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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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

Home Prices in Recession

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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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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Cash Buyers vs. Traditional Listing: Pros and Cons

Posted by CT Homes // March 31, 2021

You can take two main routes when selling a home: listing the property or searching for cash buyers. In today’s fast-moving real estate market, sellers will likely have no trouble with either option. However, there are a few factors to consider before deciding which path to follow.  Cash buyers have become increasingly common in the […]


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4 Things To Consider When You Are Selling A Property

Posted by JD Esajian // August 26, 2016

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There are a handful of subtle things you should be doing if you are selling your property. Some of these are common sense but all of them can have a tremendous impact on your bottom line. Even in a seller’s market, it is not enough to list your home and wait for the offers to […]


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Selling a Home: How to Choose Between 5 Different Offers

Posted by JD Esajian // March 17, 2016

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Selling a home? Which offer will you accept? When you put your home up for sale you’ll attract all types of offers. The most notable difference between these offers is normally financing, and how buyers intend to pay for their purchase. So what types of bids might you get? Which are the best choices for […]


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