Rapid Realty: Are Companies That Pay Cash For Houses Legit?

Real Estate Blog

Maybe your employer has just informed you that you will be relocating, or maybe you have a dire need to move closer to an ailing family member. Whatever it is that is changing about your life that means you must sell your home as quickly as possible, there are always options to help you out. One such option you may come across when you need to sell your home fast for cash is companies that advertise that they will buy your home for cash right away, no matter what its condition may be or where the home is located.

29 June 2018

4 Ways The Right Property Management Company Can Save You Money

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Do you own a rental property? If so, and if you're currently handling all the responsibilities that come along with being a landlord, it may be a good time to at least consider hiring a property management company. Even if your budget is on the smaller side, there are numerous ways in which hiring the right property manager can actually save you money while also helping your rental property run more smoothly.

26 June 2018

Renting Your First Apartment For College? Know Your Rights

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Moving away from home for college can be a very exciting time. However, it brings with it a new set of responsibilities. If you are planning to live off campus in an apartment, you'll need to know what your rights will be as the tenant living in an apartment building. While your agreement with your landlord is unique, there are basic tenant rights that will always remain no matter where you live.

30 May 2018

4 Things To Check When Inspecting The Plumbing System In A Home You Want To Buy

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If you are buying a house, you have the right to hire a home inspector to examine the house before you close on the deal; however, some people choose not to do this. If you are capable of inspecting the house yourself, you might decide to forego the inspection and do it yourself. This is a good option if you are qualified to do this, and here are some of the top things you should inspect that relates to the plumbing system in the home.

29 May 2018

How To Choose The Right Vacation Rental Property

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Renting a vacation rental property is a great way to enjoy the comforts of home when you're away. Vacation properties often come fully furnished with laundry rooms, televisions, Internet capability, grills, and so much more. It's a welcome contrast to going to a hotel, which can be confining if you are traveling with a large group. If you're thinking about renting a vacation property there are some specific pieces of criteria that are absolutely essential if you're going to get the most bang for your buck.

10 April 2018

Don't Let These Difficult Situations Discourage You As A Real Estate Agent

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Like every other industry, real estate has its ups and downs. This means that if you work as an agent, you'll get a chance to enjoy the ups — such as receiving a hefty commission check — but you'll also find yourself facing the downs. It's important to not allow the difficult times that you'll inevitably encounter to discourage you. Real estate agents go through a variety of situations that can be frustrating, but the best course of action is to try to put such incidents behind you so that you can quickly focus on helping the next client.

8 April 2018

Why You May Want To Buy Instead Of Rent

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You may have been renting a home for years, and you may be comfortable doing so. However, something may have you starting to think about buying a place of your own. If you have been a renter all of your adulthood and have never really considered buying, then this can be scary. Once you start learning all of the benefits that come with home ownership, it can help get you excited for the process and lead you to determining it's the next step for you to take in your life.

6 April 2018

Tips For Buying A Home With Less-Than-Perfect Credit

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For many people owning a home would be a dream come true. They long to have a place that they can truly feel attached to. However, for these same individuals, it might seem that they will never be able to fulfill this fantasy. Financial mistakes that they made at an earlier age have come back to haunt them, and their credit has taken some significant hits over the years. If you fall into this category and think that you can't buy a house because your credit isn't up to par; take heart.

6 April 2018

The Great Debate of New Vs Old Home Construction

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If you are starting your real estate search, you may be stuck between two possible options. You'll either want a home that is completely new construction or a previously lived in home. Each type of home has their own distinct advantages and disadvantages, which is why it helps to break them down to better compare them. New Home Construction Many buyers find new construction attractive because of everything that they offer.

4 April 2018

Tips To Help You Find The Best Place

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When you are looking for the right place for you to buy for yourself and your family, there are a lot of different things you want to do to ensure you make the right decision. However, this article will focus on four of the most important things you can do that will help you exponentially throughout your home shopping journey: Be prepared to be patient – The first thing you want to do when preparing to buy a home is to get yourself in a position where you can have patience.

3 April 2018