The housing bubble has burst. There's a glut of homes for sale at bargain basement prices. What does that mean for people who want to buy or sell a home this spring? The market is flooded with houses. That's great for buyers. But how does one know the true worth of a home and how to find the right lender? If you're selling, how do you position your house to sell fast yet still get top dollar? Tips on buying and selling a house in this brave new marketplace. Friday at 9 on The Sound of Ideas
And here's a tip for avoiding predatory lending: 2-1-1 is a free service from the United Way of Greater Cleveland that offers free and confidential information for social health and government services in a variety of areas. Prospective home buyers who call 2-1-1 will be put in touch with organizations, including the county foreclosure prevention project, that will help them look over mortgage papers BEFORE they sign.
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