Can a house be sold while in probate in Melbourne Florida?

Probate is the process of reassigning the property to the beneficiaries after the person dies. When a person passes away they leave their loved ones and their property behind. Sometimes the last will or the Testate is left behind by the person and in some cases it is not. Whatever is the situation, the property … Continued

Short Sale vs Foreclosure – What’s the Difference in Melbourne?

Whether you’re a buyer or a borrower/seller, a short sale, and foreclosure each present different advantages and difficulties. What Is A Foreclosure In Melbourne, Florida? In simple terms… “A foreclosed home is one in which the owner is unable to make his mortgage loan payments and the bank repossessed the home” (source).  If you stop … Continued

What happens when you inherit a house in Florida?

Inheriting a house is one of the few big surprises that life brings us sometimes. But what happens when you inherit a house in Florida? As much as you may want to keep an inherited house, sometimes you may be forced to consider putting it up for sale. Well, selling an inherited house can be … Continued

Tax consequences when selling a house I inherited in Melbourne

Inheriting a home is a pretty sweet experience, yet bitter at the same time… You are left with great property value you can use to improve your life, but you are still mourning the loss of a loved one. So you may tend to ask yourself at this point “what are the tax consequences when … Continued

Advantages of Selling Your Home Yourself in Melbourne

Most people think you need an agent to sell your home, but we want to prove otherwise. We want to share with you the advantages of selling your home yourself! The first one might be a bit obvious, but…. NO COMMISSIONS!  Real estate agents can charge 6%+ upon the sale of your home, even if … Continued

What is Market Value vs Assessed Value in Melbourne

When it’s time to sell your Melbourne home, there can be some confusion when determining the value. If you REALLY want to know what it is worth, you can pay to have an appraisal done. An agent should be able to provide you with detailed CMA reports, letting you know what is going on in … Continued

Using Psychology to Sell Your Home in Melbourne

When you’re getting ready to sell your Melbourne home, you’ll want to make sure you have everything working in your favor. Depending on your neighborhood, there might be several similar homes on the market, all with similar amenities. If you want to sell your house quickly, it has to stand out and feel special. In this blog, we … Continued

What It REALLY Costs To Sell Your Home in Melbourne

Listing your home isn’t free. There are costs, chores and a lot of work that goes into getting your home ready for the market. Before you list your home, think about the time, energy and money that go into it. If you have a direct buyer, with a great offer, it is often preferred to … Continued

How to Set Your Home Apart to Sell Easier in Melbourne

Are you thinking about selling your Melbourne home? Most likely, you are going to have some competition. It may require a little work, but in the long run, a little work can get your house sold fast! Beagle has put together some great tips on how to set your home apart when you are ready to … Continued

Costs of Listing With An Agent in Melbourne

When selling your Melbourne home, don’t rush into signing with an agent until you run some numbers and learn about all of your options. There are many costs of listing with an agent, sometimes a direct sell is a more lucrative choice. Educate yourself on all scenarios before you sign a listing agreement that binds you … Continued

What are Closing Costs Exactly in Melbourne?

You’ve likely heard about closing costs, but do you know everything that they include? Check out our closing cost “FAQ” to learn more about what closing costs are all about. What Are Closing Costs Exactly in Melbourne? Closing costs refer to all of the fees that must be paid at the closing table. Depending on … Continued