The AMI Blog

The Top 8 Reasons a Home Goes into Foreclosure

Foreclosure is currently a threat to more American homeowners than it has been in the past. In October 2021 alone, there were 20,587 foreclosure filings nationwide — more than double…

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Everything You Need to Know about HOAs (Homeowner Associations)

If you live in or are moving into a residential area, your property may be part of a homeowners association (HOA). If so, it’s essential to know how HOAs operate…

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What to Know About Homes with Roof Damage

It’s often difficult to know where to begin when dealing with roof damage. While you don’t want to leave the roof unattended for too long and risk the damage worsening,…

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Can You Sell a House With a Lien on It?

Selling a house can be a stressful ordeal, and liens complicate the matter even further. If you’re trying to sell a home with a lien on it, you may be…

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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 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 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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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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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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