How Much Does it Cost to Become a Real Estate Agent?

Real estate agent

With US housing market prices resembling a bubble, now could be a great time to consider a career change and become a real estate agent. Ok, some don’t have a great reputation but that’s not true for all agents. This post from Wealth of Geeks could be a useful read. Unless you have been living … Read more

Hard Money Loan: 5 Alternatives to a Hard Money Loan

hard money loan

Financial Freedom Countdown wrote this great post on what is a hard money loan which we’re republishing here. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, this post is for you. Whatever your view on the direction on the housing market, whether we’re in a bubble and there’s going to be a fall in prices or even … Read more

Don’t Forget These Home Seller Closing Costs

closing costs

Wealth of Geeks has given permission Career Step Up to republish this post on some of the closing costs home sellers should be aware of when selling their property. With the current seller’s market, along with high demand and low inventory, many homeowners are dabbling with the idea of putting their house up for sale. … Read more

Critical Things to Consider When Going it Alone: How to Sell a House by Owner

Sell a house by owner

There has been little sign of a housing market crash (although there have been some indications of falling homes prices) and the trend of higher housing market prices continues causing fears of a bubble. Many homeowner are looking to sell their homes into this strength however, increased costs, driven by inflation is causing many home sellers to bypass … Read more

The First Time Home Buyer Shouldn’t Fear Higher Mortgage Rates

First time home buyer

First time home buyer fears of a housing market crash or even just a gradual fall in house prices haven’t been enough to put them off from getting a foot in the housing market. Higher interest rates make borrowing money a lot more expensive but as this article from Wealth of Geeks suggests fears of … Read more

6 Steps to Sell Your House in a Seller’s Market

Sell your house

Higher housing market prices is up causing fears of a bubble but while there few signs of a housing market crash, there are clear indications of a falling homes prices. If you want to lock-in some of your profits from your house, Wealth of Geeks gives direction on how to sell your house in a very active market. Despite … Read more

21 of the Best Zip Codes for Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing

Tyler Weaver has written a great post on real estate investing for Wealth of Geek which we’re republishing here. Tyler is a real estate investor and blogger at Relentless Finance. Real estate investors may need to broaden their search to additional markets with real estate inventory currently at record lows. When searching, remember that not … Read more