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Can You Sell A Tenant-Occupied Home?

Posted by CT Homes // June 7, 2021

There are several reasons why you might be ready to sell an investment property. Perhaps it’s time to take advantage of the appreciation value, or maybe you need more time to focus on other investment opportunities. Whatever the reason is, there are a few things you should know about trying to sell a tenant-occupied home. […]


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What to Look Out for when Working with Cash Buyers

Posted by CT Homes // November 24, 2020

Reviewing cash buyer contract with magnifying glass

At face value, working with cash buyers should be easy and simple. Cash, As-Is, no appraisals….easy peasy! Unfortunately this is not always the case and working with cash buyers can be difficult. The good news is, knowing what to look out for when working with cash buyers BEFORE opening escrow can prepare you to save […]


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How to Sell Your Home for Cash: The Process!

Posted by CT Homes // October 30, 2020

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. Depending on the condition of your home, the buyer of your property may […]


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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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