1. What if I can't compete with other offers?

    Reader Question: Hi Monty, My daughter has been actively looking for a house through a Realtor. Every time she finds ‘the right house’ for her and her future husband, and bid on the house, someone has paid the full price for the house. Do you have any suggestions on what she can do? She is […]

  2. How do you evaluate investment property?

    Reader Question: My parents have rental properties and are thinking of selling them off to fund retirement. How would you go about evaluating investment property? We know what the house appraised for, but do you somehow figure in the income the property makes? I guess what I am asking is ” Is the property worth more […]

  3. When should I lower the price?

    Reader Question: My broker wants me to lower my price. The home has been on the market for less than a month for the price of $249,900. She wants it to be $239,900. I cannot go any lower because I have a mortgage and a home equity loan in the amount of $160,000. What should […]