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Should I Purchase a Rehabbed House

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 13, 2017

Should I Purchase a Rehabbed House?

Should I purchase a rehabbed house in Omaha? Or a fixer-upper? How much can I save buying a fixer-upper? According to Zillow, about $11,000. The real-estate service found that houses described as fixer-uppers or with phrases such as “needing TLC” were listed for about $11,000 less than their estimated market value. Nationwide, 1.6 percent of […]


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Real Estate Attorney Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // December 6, 2017

Real Estate Attorney Omaha

Here’s a scenario has become an increasing problem for many U.S. homeowners and kept a real estate attorney Omaha busy. Properties have changed hands multiple times, people added onto title deeds, families and couples have split, and siblings left property by parents. All of this can complicate the title of a home and present some […]


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A Property Manager

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 29, 2017

A Property Manager

Being a landlord is one of the toughest occupations in the world. Renting can be the biggest hassle of your life. Many owners of rental properties want to handle the job of landlord. It is much cheaper in terms of dollars of expense. Soon a real estate manager will have to take on the job […]


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9 Steps to Take After a Fire

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 22, 2017

9 Steps to Take After a Fire

According to the U.S. Fire Administration of FEMA, on average 1,000 homes catch fire every day. A home fire in Omaha can be devastating to a family. Not only can a family lose everything, but there’s the disruption of normal life, possible guilt, and grief; not to mention the possible loss of loved ones.  There […]


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A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 15, 2017

A Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

What is a deed in lieu of foreclosure? A deed in lieu of foreclosure in Omaha is a legal term for a borrower conveying all interest in a real property to the lender. It satisfies a loan that is in default and avoids foreclosure proceedings. The deed in lieu of foreclosure offers several advantages to both the borrower and the lender. The principal […]


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When You Buy a Home in Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 8, 2017

When You Buy a Home in Omaha

What are you hankering for when you buy a home in Omaha? Good space and great bones? You bet. Nice neighborhoods and highly rated schools? Check. But when you put all of those different factors into a grinder, there’s one thing that comes out the other side: price appreciation. Homes coming out of the grinder have appreciated tremendously. We already […]


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Misinformation and Myth Getting a Loan

Posted by Shawn Simpson // November 1, 2017

Misinformation and Myth Getting a Loan

When Sam and Holly went out searching for mortgage information at their local bank and mortgage banks, they ran into a lot of jargon. To them that was one of the most intimidating aspects of getting a loan,  is trying to sift between jargon and fact. They found there was plenty of misinformation and myth getting […]


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A Short Sale or Foreclosure in Omaha

Posted by Shawn Simpson // October 25, 2017

A Short Sale or Foreclosure in Omaha

Should I do a short sale or foreclosure in Omaha? A mortgage short sale occurs when a financially distressed borrower arranges a sale for less than the outstanding mortgage balance. The lender accepts the proceeds of the house sale which is short of the full repayment of the mortgage. The borrower, then, receives a release from the mortgage obligation. […]


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Haunted House

Posted by Shawn Simpson // October 18, 2017

Haunted House

Under a yellow harvest moon, we like to shiver and shake as waves of bats fly from the haunted house above the scattered headstones. “Haunted houses are a popular attraction this time of year, but we wanted to see how many people would actually live in one,” said Sarah Staley, a housing expert. RealtyBiz News […]


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Prepare for Surprise Rental Expenses

Posted by Shawn Simpson // October 11, 2017

Prepare for Surprise Rental Expenses

In today’s investment world, if you want income, interest rates are too low to generate a decent return.  So let us consider an investment property in Omaha for income. To invest wisely, an investor considers real estate for income, but a good investor can prepare for surprise rental expenses. An investment property is one purchased […]


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