Maine Home Buyers – WE BUY HOUSES Are you living in the Maine area, and need to sell your house fast? We here at IPS Cash would love to help. You don’t need to worry about performing any repairs, upgrades, staging, or cleaning. We will buy your property just the way it is. We...READ MORE
New Hampshire Home Buyers | Sell My House for Cash
Sell Your House for Cash in New Hampshire Whether your family is growing or it’s time to downsize, you’ve made the decision to move, but now reality is starting to hit and you might be feeling nervous and overwhelmed or thinking what have I gotten myself into? Moving can be an emotional rollercoaster, so...READ MORE
Massachusetts Home Buyers | Sell My House for Cash
Massachusetts – Sell My House for Cash Are you in the Massachusetts area? Are you looking to sell your house for cash? Selling your inherited, outdated or damaged home can be stressful. Here at IPS Cash we specialize in selling difficult properties as-is, no repairs, no inspections and no commissions. We are local investors...READ MORE
Four Steps To Take If Your House Has Mold
The m-word is one of the worst four-letter words in the real estate sales realm. About 70 percent of homes have some dangerous mold, so most homeowners will probably deal with this issue. Fortunately, in most cases, the “dealing with it” does not go beyond Step Two. First, a few facts about mold. This...READ MORE
Ladies: Money Tips on Buying a House
According to the National Association of Realtors, single women accounted for nearly 20 percent of all home sales in 2017. That’s more than twice as many single men. Married couples were the only demographic to purchase more homes. NAR notes that the median age for single female homebuyers was 52, and one-third of all...READ MORE
If I Sell Inherited Property At A Loss, Do I Save Money On My Taxes?
Although there is a limit as to how much of a loss you can claim each year, in general, selling inherited property at a loss counts as a capital loss on Line 13 of your annual 1040. Heirs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire sell inherited property at a loss more often than you may...READ MORE
Is Inherited Property Marital Property?
New Hampshire and Massachusetts are both equitable division states. So, upon divorce, the court pools all marital property together and divides it equitably. Note that an “equitable” division is not necessarily the same thing as an “equal” division. The judge uses a number of factors to divide property fairly, including the economic and noneconomic...READ MORE
Tough Conversations the Sandwich Generation Needs to Face
For many area families, springtime graduation is not the rite of passage that it once was, as almost a third of adults ages 18 to 34 still live with their parents. That proportion outstrips those living alone, with roommates, or with a significant other. At the same time, the over-65 population may increase as...READ MORE
Should I Rent or Sell the Property I Inherited?
Many times, when a loved one dies and leaves real property behind, the family has made property disposition arrangements in advance, especially if another family member is still living in the house. Usually, a brief addendum to a will is more than enough to get everyone on the same page when it comes to...READ MORE
Should You Refinance Inherited Property?
Many times, selling inherited real property is in everyone’s best interests, but there are always exceptions. Here are two of the more common ones that we see: Dad lived alone in failing health, so Diane agreed to move into the house with him. As Dad’s health declined even further, Diane left her job to...READ MORE