Questions to Ask Before Selling your House

Thinking of selling your home?  Here are 8 questions that every homeowner needs to ask themselves before selling… 1. What is your reason for selling? Are you looking to move out of state? Need to downsize or upsize? Wanting to invest in a new property?  2. How much is the home worth?  You might want … Continued

Pros & Cons of Selling to a Professional Home Buyer

Thinking of selling your home to a professional cash buyer?  At Grand Cedar Properties, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners just like you in Lansing sell their property fast, as-is, and for a fair cash price.  It’s been great! BUT… We also understand that our service isn’t for every homeowner. So we thought we’d take … Continued

Home Buyer Backed Out of Contract

Did your homebuyer recently back out of the contract?  Few things are as frustrating as that — it leaves you (the seller) in a financially and personally precarious position.  Here’s how you can recover! First of all, remember that a home purchase is a legally binding contract. So, if a buyer backs out without a … Continued

Dealing with Maintenance Requests

Getting a lot of maintenance requests from your tenants? We get it. Those requests get overwhelming… fast. At Grand Cedar Properties, we’ve been working in the real estate market here in Lansing for quite some time. So we know a thing or two when it comes to dealing with maintenance requests from your tenants. Here … Continued

Core Values

Considering selling your home to a professional cash buyer?  As with every industry, there are *good* cash buyers… and there are *not so good* cash buyers.  Do your research before deciding on working with a particular cash buyer.  Check reviews. Call and ask questions. And ask for referrals.  At Grand Cedar Properties, we’ve been buying … Continued

How Long Does Probate Take

Going through the probate process?  That can feel like the dark pathway of paperwork that never ends… In fact, the American Bar Association places the average probate process (from start to finish) to last six to nine months. In rare cases, though, it can last as long as two years. Other times, it can be … Continued

Moving in with Elderly Parents

Are you in the process of moving your elderly parents in with you?  That’s a big change. And it can be difficult to navigate all of the nuances involved — health, financial, social… etc.  At Grand Cedar Properties, we’ve seen many sons and daughters move in with their parents to help them in their later … Continued

Can’t Find a Buyer? Work with Us!

Selling your home but struggling to find a buyer? We get it. At Grand Cedar Properties, we’ve helped a lot of homeowners sell their homes quickly for a fair cash price… homeowners who were previously struggling to get interest from traditional buyers. We can help you, too! In fact, here are some signs that suggest … Continued

Cheap Home Maintenance

As we’ve talked about before, repairing a home can cost TONS of money… Often, upwards of tens of thousands of dollars.  BUT… There’s some really simple stuff you can do to maintain appliances and HVAC systems in your home so that there aren’t big costly repairs to be made (at least, not as often). Here’s … Continued

Getting Out of an Investment

Real estate investing is hard. It requires a lot of specialized knowledge and experience that can be difficult to acquire unless you’ve been working at it for years. And at Grand Cedar Properties we’ve helped more than one property owner to get out of a bad real estate investment in Lansing. Why? Sometimes the investor … Continued