Lizzie Weakley

About Lizzie Weakley

Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer and Realty Biz News contributor.

First-Time Homebuyers: How to Find a Great Realtor



Buying your first home creates a mix of emotions. You might feel excited when you begin, but that might morph into complete relief the day you move in and the process is finally over. Home buying is filled with twists, turns, unknowns,

How Your Credit Score Plays a Role When Buying a Home



There are several factors that go into the decision to approve or deny your mortgage request when you buy a home: your income, your debts, the appraisal on your chosen home, and your credit score are just some of the factor

House Flippers, How to Increase Real Estate Value with Cost-Effective Strategies



When house flippers buy a property to renovate and resell, they’re looking to spend the least amount of money. They want to increase the value without spending thousands of dollars needlessly. That doesn’t mean there should be shoddy workmanship or construction flaws though. Flippers have to balance providing a good home with keeping their costs down […]

How To Use Your Home Equity to Increase Its Overall Value



you own your home long enough and it appreciates in price, you may reach a level of equity that allows you to borrow against your home. If you do get a home equity loan or line of credit, you can use the money for whatever you want

Looking to Sell Your Home? 5 Ways to Maximize Your Sale Price



When it comes to selling your home, you likely want to make as much money as possible when selling the property. Most homeowners do what they can to increase the value of the house and get a

5 Reasons to Consider Building a Newer and Smaller Home



Most Americans want to build their dream home. They want the white picket fence and the flower boxes that look inviting. In 1970, the average size home was 1,700 square feet. The past two decades

First-Time Buyers How to Make Sure You Have a Great Home Hunting Experience



One of the most exciting times for many people is purchasing a new home. Many people spend years preparing for buying a home and look forward to making the investment. For first-time buyers, there are a few ways to make sure you

Foreclosure Solutions: Saving Your Home before Foreclosure



If you’re facing foreclosure, chances are high that you are feeling a little defeated and discouraged. You don’t have to let your situation get you down, however. It’s not over until someone says

Setting the Stage: How Your Interior Design Can Make Your Home More Appealing to Potential Buyers



If you are concerned about listing your home for sale in the near future, you are not alone. Many homeowners have concerns about receiving low offers on their home or about not receiving any offers at all. In some cases, these concerns are unfounded, and many homeowners are able to sell their home for a […]

First-Time Home Buyers: Top Tips for Hiring a Realtor



Buying your first home is a monumental event that can alter your life in many beneficial ways. However, you may feel stressed and confused about the real estate sales process, and you understandably want to get the best deal possible on the right home for your budget and your needs.

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