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Starting Point Buys Alice's Home Fast and For Cash
There are many investors and investment companies that use the catch phrase “We by Houses”with a purpose to generate business from home sellers. The bad news is that some buyers are tricked by less than honest investors who knew in the beginning what their goal was; to scam all along.
Starting Point Buys Ricks Home Fast and For Cash
Rick needed to sell a St. Louis property fast. The home belonged to his mother who has passed away. The property had sentimental value, but had also become a burden. Rick and his 4 siblings had been debating how to sell this home quickly and had heard that we buy houses for cash fast.
The process of selling your St Louis property can seem overwhelming. While we all wish that it was as easy as posting a sign in the yard and slapping a lockbox on the door, the truth is that selling your home can be a lengthy and costly proposition. We at Starting Point Real Estate will buy your home for cash and close in as little as 4 days. Now you might wonder if it’s really in your best financial interest to sell your home so quickly. Let’s explore some of the financial costs of selling your St. Louis home the traditional way, through a real estate agent, and see if our proven method to sell your home fast makes sense for you.
I saw an inspirational quote today that read “Start building your dreams, or someone else will hire you to help build theirs.” This really resonated with me, as at one point I came very close to throwing in the towel and giving up on my dreams to “make ends meet.” Fortunately, there are many opportunities for personal and professional growth that were never seen before. With the technology available there are endless ways to stay connected and learn new skills. I encourage anyone interested in real estate to use their skills to build their portfolio. Whether you’d prefer to work with your hands, help others, or manage a team of investors, your opportunities directly correlate with the amount of determination your have to follow your dreams. Read about creative financing, flipping houses, and the best ways to manage rental property in our recent blogs. As always, feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.
The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act implemented in 2007, greatly benefited homeowners faced with a short sale or foreclosure. Before 2007, homeowners who sold their house for less than what they owed on the mortgage had to declare the difference as income. Since the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, the difference in not considered income, therefore the owner is not taxed on that money.
According to the College Board, the average price tag for a student attending a public institution is around 20k per year, while those attending a private university averaged a little over 40k. With yearly tuition increases and college housing costs going up, parents and students alike are always looking for new ways to bring in money to help pay for college. Many are doing this by buying rental properties. Of course people have been purchasing properties for years, but by investing in real estate, you are literally investing in your child’s education!