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What is a short sale?

Simply put, a short sale is a method some Pennsylvania homeowners use to sell a house that has too much debt associated with it. Completing a short sale would not help you keep your home, but it could avoid some of the long-term financial penalties associated with foreclosure and help you get back on your feet more quickly. 

Considerations to take when buying a short sale

The real estate market can be quite complicated at times with constant ebbs and flows of properties that are full of promise. However, sometimes, buyers have to take a risk by considering homes that have been foreclosed or are labeled a "short sale" in Pennsylvania. Despite the sometimes-unsettling reputation that is tied to a short sale, if people understand what considerations to take before looking into purchasing one, they may find their decision to actually be quite successful. 

What alternatives to foreclosure are available?

If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments or are otherwise in a financial situation where you know you will be unable to pay, you may be facing foreclosure. However, you do not have to let your mortgage go into foreclosure in Pennsylvania. There are some alternative options you may have to protect your home and your credit.

What terms should you include in any real estate contract?

Anytime you are preparing to buy or sell property in the state of Pennsylvania, it is imperative that you have a legal contract in place to protect yourself and your investment. If you are relatively new at the process of transferring properties, you may be wondering what types of terms to include in contract that addresses all aspects of the sale. 

Reasons why you should consider hiring a real estate broker

If you are interested in buying or selling a property in Pennsylvania, chances are you have spent considerable time preparing for a successful outcome. If you are buying, your time has most likely been spent weighing different options, considering amenities and analyzing property valuations. If you are selling, you have probably spent time staging your property, updating things and creating a space that is desirable on an ever-competitive real estate market. At Gesk Moritz LLC, we are experienced in working with both buyers and sellers and we understand the risks they face. 

Preparing a home to sell in the competitive world of real estate

Real estate is an ever-growing market that becomes increasingly competitive with the development of technology and other valuable selling tools. At times, the real estate market is so saturated with properties for sale, that effectively advertising a home appears next to impossible in Pennsylvania. However, if interested sellers leverage the right strategies and implement valuable sales practices, they can increase their selling success exponentially. 

Business real estate transactions: What mistakes should I avoid?

If you are getting ready to purchase a commercial property for your business in Carnegie, there are some things you should first take into consideration. You do not want to end up entering into an agreement that is one-sided or fraught with pitfalls for you. The right decisions and agreement can make your real estate transaction a successful one.