The AMI Blog

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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