major repairs

Will Anybody Buy My House in Kansas City if it Needs Work?

Theoretically, anyone could buy your house, even if it does need major repairs. Sellers are under no particular obligation to return their home to “like new” condition, and buyers do purchase “fixer-uppers.” Even so, some sellers wonder how to sell a house that needs work. You’ve probably seen the (largely unconvincing) real estate ads for … Continued

HOA foreclosure

What if the HOA Forecloses on My House?

Individuals who own a home that is part of a homeowner’s association face unique challenges if they fall behind on their HOA dues (periodic fees that cover maintaining the community) or special assessments (one-time expense if HOA funds do not cover a major improvement).  If this happens to a homeowner, the HOA can foreclose on … Continued