The AMI Blog

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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How to Sell a House Full of Furniture Fast

There are many reasons why someone would be looking to sell a fully furnished house. Whether planning an international move, dealing with an inherited estate or illness of a loved…

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Can I Sell My House and Still Live in It?

We get asked this question a lot – “Can I sell my house and still live in it?” The short answer is yes. Some buyers will allow you to sell…

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Ways to Lower Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

For many Americans, their mortgage payment is their most significant expense each month. Often, people buy a home, and never think to negotiate the cost of their mortgage payments again….

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How to Avoid Cash House Buyer Scams

There are many reasons you may be looking to sell your house to a buyer fast for cash. It might be that you’re facing foreclosure, need to relocate and need…

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How to Sell a Hoarder House

Shortly after AMI was formed, we experienced our first, real Hoarder House in the flesh. The owner was incredibly nice and had realized things had gotten out of control. However,…

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How Long Does It Take to Sell a House to a Cash Buyer?

Selling a home for or buying a house in cash can be a quick, painless process (especially compared to standard, financed sales). But some things can affect how quickly a…

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