The AMI Blog

What Happens to a Mortgage When Someone Dies?

When a family member passes away, handling the legal matters pertaining of their home is probably the last thing you feel like doing. It’s a difficult situation to navigate, especially…

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What Are Property Taxes?

Property taxes can be an area of confusion for many homeowners. Unfortunately, failure to accurately understand how property taxes work and budget for them accordingly can have disastrous results. Here…

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Why Isn’t My House Selling? (14 Reasons & What to Do About Them)

Once you’ve made up your mind to move somewhere new, it’s hard to be patient while waiting for your current house to sell. It’s incredibly frustrating when your home takes…

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The 25 Best Blogs for Real Estate Investors

Whether you’re a beginner or novice property investor, there’s a lot to know about real estate and investing, and there are many blogs that serve as excellent resources. We’ve compiled…

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Have Lead Paint in Your House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Lead paint is a hidden danger that could be lingering in any home, especially older properties. Unfortunately, extended exposure to lead paint may cause brain damage and affect other vital…

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How Do I Find Out Who Owns a House?

Who owns a home is a public record in the United States, as are the details surrounding the home’s acquisition. Those details can include terms of a mortgage, any liens…

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What Is Gentrification in Real Estate?

You may have heard the word ‘gentrification’ in both the media and casual conversation. While city residents and news reporters may complain that gentrification is a blight on urban communities,…

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Selling a House with Asbestos

Trying to sell an older home can come with hassles. When you add in the potential presence of asbestos, it can make selling even more challenging. You may have seen…

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Selling a House with a Reverse Mortgage

If you have an older family member who has recently passed, it is, no doubt, difficult emotionally. But on top of mourning, you may also have to handle and settle…

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What is the Average Time to Sell a House?

Now could be a great time to sell your home, but it’s difficult to predict how long it will take from when you list the property until it actually sells….

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Can You Sell a Home You Haven’t Paid Off?

If you have a mortgage, you can still sell your house. But how much money, if any, you make from the sale is dependent on various factors. The most crucial…

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What Is an Affidavit of Heirship for a House in Texas?

When a family member dies without leaving a Will, an affidavit of heirship can allow you to sell a house without going through probate. Going through the full probate process…

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Who Buys Houses in Any Condition?

You’ve likely seen the signs on the side of the road – “We Buy Houses in Any Condition.” Who are these people? And how and why do they buy houses…

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Selling a Parent’s Home to Pay for Their Long-Term Care

Checking a parent into a nursing home is an emotional experience. Making plans to sell their newly unoccupied home can make an already overwhelming time even more stressful. You and…

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Do I Need Money to Sell My House?

Homeowners looking to sell often wonder if they need money to sell their homes. The short answer is – not upfront. When you sell a home, most of the costs…

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