Sellers

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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Guide to Selling Your House During COVID-19

Posted by CT Homes // September 17, 2021

Eviction Moratorium Selling House

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 during COVID-19. By being adaptable and understanding regulations related to rental investments, people can navigate the current real estate market more efficiently.  […]


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How a Real Estate Inheritance Transfer Works

Posted by CT Homes // September 9, 2021

real estate inheritance transfer

When a loved one passes it can be a stressful time defined by a blur of details to sort out and consider, especially when there is real estate on the table. Sadly, it can also be a time of much confusion for family members that are waiting for the estate to be settled and understand […]


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5 Real Estate Exit Strategies

Posted by CT Homes // August 24, 2021

Real Estate Exit Strategies

Rental property and real estate investments should not be a decision made lightly without the proper preparation. As with any investment, it’s crucial to consider all the moving parts before diving into a decision. Especially with the ever-fluctuating state of real estate, it’s easy to get caught off guard with just the slightest change in […]


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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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