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Property Search – Help! What Site Do I Use

If you are like most people who are thinking of buying a home, your first stop is online.  But, with so many websites to choose from, how do I choose what Property Search site to use?  Most people go with the site that is most advertised.  Is it really the best?  While searching for properties […]

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“Sparkle and Shine”

Putting your home on the market? Realtors agree that having clean windows during your open house creates brighter, more inviting rooms. Bright sunshine in your home will also highlight small details that may go unnoticed in lower light, like a fresh paint job or the luster and character of hardwood floors.   A “sparkling” window […]

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Seller’s Are In The Driver’s Seat

It’s only natural to want to figure out what type of market you’re entering when you decide to list your home for sale. There are distinctive differences between a buyer’s and seller’s real estate market that are worth learning about. Seller’s markets are characterized by: A depleted inventory of homes for sale. Escalating home prices. […]

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5 NEGOTIATING TACTICS THAT KILL A SALE

Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value […]

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Small Flaws can be a BIG deal!

SMALL FLAWS can be a big deal What may seem like small problems in your home can be a big deal to prospective buyers who will want to discount the price. Realtor.com names six of the minuscule things that could be big hurdles to closing: An old electrical panel. Buyers will want it “up to […]

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Selling A Vacant Home – Stage it!

Many homeowners need to move to the new home before the old home sells. Sometimes it’s a tenant that has moved out before the home goes on the market that causes the home to sit, vacant. As you can imagine, selling an empty house is a bit of a challenge. Not only are there the […]

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Garage Storage Mistakes

If you use your garage as storage space, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, because the space isn’t climate-controlled, it’s best to keep these items elsewhere, according to Realtor.com:                              ➊ Family photos: Pollutants, moisture and heat can quickly destroy your photos. Digitizing all photos is the […]

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