The AMI Blog

How to Sell a House that Needs Work

Home sales are rarely simple, and noticeable issues with a property can cause complications that make the whole process even more difficult. Not only are homes harder to sell the…

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How Far Behind on Mortgage Payments Can You Get Before the Lender Forecloses?

Everyone wants to make their mortgage payments on time, but sometimes life gets in the way, and foreclosure becomes a looming threat for even the most responsible homeowners. If you’re…

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Can You Sell a Home with Mold Issues?

Getting ready to sell a home can be an overwhelming experience, and discovering a mold infestation in the house you’re looking to sell only adds to the stress. If you…

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What You Need to Know About Mechanic’s Liens

Whether you are about to have construction work done on your property, have recently had renovations completed, or are looking to buy a new home, it is important to have…

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What is a Deed in Real Estate?

The legalities of a home sale can often be a bit confusing for anyone who doesn’t work in real estate, but a little knowledge of the common terminology used can…

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What to Know about Homes with Well Water

While most households in the US have access to city utilities, homeowners in more rural areas often get their water from a private well. In fact, about 13% of Americans…

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What To Do if You’re Behind on Your Mortgage Payments

If you’re behind on the mortgage payments for your home, you’re not alone. According to the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau, the number of people behind on their mortgages by 90…

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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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