How to Prepare to Sell an Older Home

Are you currently preparing an older home for sale? With newer homes on the market, some older home owners are out-gunned. If this is the case, there are a few things you can do in order to prepare an older home for sale. These tips put you on level ground with more attractive newer homes … Continued

How to Avoid Losing Your House in Foreclosure

Don’t let yourself procrastinate Respond to your lender immediately Be informed about your rights Make a budget and stick to it Can you liquidate other assets? Watch out for foreclosure prevention companies Seek unbiased advice from multiple parties Contact your lender as soon as you realize you’re behind on payments Looking for ways to avoid … Continued

How to Avoid “Guru” and Real Estate Investor Scams in Lake Elsinore

It’s no secret real estate markets are turning over and have become quite lucrative. For many, the opportunity to invest is difficult to pass up. However, this can lead to difficult real estate investing and “guru” scams in Lake Elsinore and throughout Riverside County. We want to make sure you sell your house fast and … Continued

Things About Your House to Think About During A Divorce

One of the most difficult parts of filing for divorce in any state is the process of dividing property and assets. And among the most expensive and valuable assets is the home that both parties helped to build and create equity. It is also common in most divorce cases that the decision of what to … Continued

Home Investor Myths and Facts

Do you believe these 5 myths about home investors? Let’s set the record straight about what it means to work with an experienced investor. There is a lot of mystery and misinformation surrounding home investors, and some of it isn’t very flattering. This often makes people who should go to an investor think twice about … Continued

Facts About Inheritance You Might Not Know

If you have an inherited house, then as home investors we know there is a lot to deal with. Family members must cope with the loss of a loved one. And even in best case scenarios, dealing with the estate left behind only adds to the stress. We encounter these issues on a daily basis. … Continued

Divorce and Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

Handling the marital house during divorce is one of the most difficult parts of dissolving a marriage. Is it any wonder so many people make major financial and legal mistakes when it’s time to make decisions? There are, in fact, many decisions to make. Will one of you keep the home or will you sell … Continued

Coping with the Homeselling Process

At Winn-Winn Homebuyers, we have a lot of clients who are dealing with major changes and we realize that the decision to sell a house can be emotional. We have a lot of content about moving, so today we wanted to discuss a little bit about what the process is like emotionally. Here are some … Continued

Can a House Be Sold With Back Taxes Due?

Can I Sell My House with Back Taxes? The short answer is yes…but the back taxes have to be paid. Local governments charge property taxes to pay for services in your neighborhood such as emergency personnel and schools. The penalties for not paying your property taxes range from collecting interest to losing your home. While … Continued

Bankruptcy and Selling Your Home: What You Should Know

Bankruptcy is a legal maneuver that offers relief to people whose debt has gotten out of control. In regards to the most common forms of bankruptcy, Chapters 7 and 13, you are likely to be allowed to keep your home: the court will assign a bankruptcy trustee to ensure you follow a repayment plan and … Continued

Advantages and Disadvantages of Selling Your Own Home

Do you know the pros and cons of selling your own home – FSBO (“for sale by owner”)? Whether buying or selling, deciding to go the for-sale-by-owner route can be a tempting one to consider. Working with a real estate agent can result in higher costs for both the buyer and the seller. You may … Continued

4 Things about Foreclosure You Might Not Know

Facing foreclosure on your house? You probably already feel motivated to do something with looming negative consequences. However, there are additional consequences (and one potential benefit) many people do not know about! Read below for 4 things that you probably didn’t know about foreclosure. Foreclosure: 4 Little Known Facts #1: The bank chucks all your … Continued