Cathy Johnson

Who Pays Cash For Homes Anyway?

If you've ever found yourself asking, "Who pays cash for homes?" you certainly are not alone. How is it even possible for someone to have enough money to pay cash for a home without financing? The answer to this question is complex. There are multiple types of cash home buyers, including the following: Wealthy people People who are downsizing House flippers Landlord investors Read More 

Steps To Follow Before You Sign A Lease On An Apartment

Signing a lease on an apartment is a big decision—one that shouldn't be made lightly. You want to be sure you're getting the best deal possible and that the apartment is the right fit for you. Here are a few key steps to follow before you sign a lease on an apartment duplex. Pay Close Attention to the Lease Terms Every apartment lease is different, so it's important to read through the terms carefully before signing anything. Read More 

How to Save Your House through Bankruptcy

Your mortgage lender will send you letters if you fall behind on your payments. So, what will these letters say? They'll let you know that you have late fees and past-due payments. Additionally, they'll reveal your lender's plans to initiate a foreclosure on your property. Losing a home to foreclosure is devastating, but there might be something you can do to stop it. Here is a guide to help you learn how bankruptcy might stop you from losing your home. Read More 

Preparations For Your Rental Home Or Apartment Search

If you are unprepared, finding a suitable rental home or apartment may feel like an endless search that leads to very few options. Using a budget, a list of personal rental application details, and a mapping technique can help you land a new rental unit in a reasonable amount of time.  Your Budget Your rental budget should provide you with a clear outline of the most money you will be willing to pay for a rental unit. Read More 

3 Tips To Finding The Right Apartment

Finding an apartment can be difficult. You may have a lot of criteria that any apartment you want to get has to meet. You may need to have some help to find the perfect apartment. You can follow a few tips to help you find the apartment you are looking for.  Start Early The longer you wait to find an apartment, the more likely you will end up settling for something that doesn't work well for you. Read More