How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Pittsburgh PA

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

4 Strategies for Handling Tenant Disputes as a Landlord in Pittsburgh

The system you use to screen potential tenants you will place in the property is as essential as finding the right location when investing in real estate to help you avoid the most difficult tenants. You should systematically investigate their background and financial and rental history and follow up with all references. It’s worth the … Continued

Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Pittsburgh

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Pittsburgh PA… we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article. With over 50% of American marriages ending in divorce, many Pittsburgh PA residents are looking or advice for selling a home during a divorce. … Continued

How to Stay in My Home After Foreclosure in Pittsburgh

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

5 Ways to Expand Your Pittsburgh Real Estate Portfolio

Diversifying by providing income streams from multiple asset types, such as stocks, bonds, precious metals and from multiple sectors within the Pittsburgh real estate market helps to ensure security against any sector’s downturns. Because time works in your favor when you invest in real estate, the sooner you begin, the greater the wealth. Rental rates … Continued

What Do I Need To Do To Sell My House In Pittsburgh PA?

You want to sell your Pittsburgh house, and you want to get top dollar. Excellent! But “What do I need to do to sell my house in Pittsburgh“? Here are some tips on how to get your home ready to sell if you’re looking for top dollar that the market will bear: *NOTE: These instructions … Continued

We Buy Houses in Pittsburgh Companies – Are They Credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Pittsburgh, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Pittsburgh Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are These “We Buy Houses in Pittsburgh Companies” Credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out there are honest … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in PA

Understanding the foreclosure process in PA is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… Understanding the Foreclosure Process in PA What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun. … Continued

What You Should Know About Rehabbing Condos in Pittsburgh

Condominiums can bring in great returns for investors following the BRRRR method of investing, buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat. They offer the benefits of homeownership in a private residence at a more affordable rate due to the shared features, such as walls or roofs, like apartments, with the common areas owned jointly by the community. … Continued

The Best Way to Find Off-Market Property Deals in Pittsburgh

Off-market, or properties not listed on the local MLS, are the holy grail of real estate investors. Unfortunately, locating off-market listings is more challenging with the National Association of Realtors’ changes in 2020 in their MLS Statement 8.0 Clear Cooperation Policy, requiring brokers listing on the MLS to submit listings within one business day of … Continued

Can I Sell My House in Foreclosure in Pittsburgh?

Do you have a Pittsburgh PA house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the PA foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you can … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Pittsburgh

Should you take a cash offer for your Pittsburgh house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House for Cash in Pittsburgh If you’re selling a property in Pittsburgh to an end buyer (the person … Continued