Dear David: My family is about to list my mother’s house. It is 50 years old and in good shape, but very dated – avocado bathroom fixtures, original kitchen etc. It’s a huge house on a large property and could possibly demand a high price, but I can’t imagine getting top dollar when it needs
A listing that feels overpriced may see fewer offers and represent the “less competitive” buying opportunity you’ve been waiting for.
Dear David, We are five years from retirement and our house is paid for. Our son just asked us to co-sign a loan so he can buy his first home. Is this a risky move? – PROUD PARENTS DEAR PARENTS: I suspect requests like these from young adults will become increasingly common as housing prices