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How to Choose the Home that is Right for You

Like any major purchase, trying to choose the right home when you’re looking to move depends on a number of factors. Unless you have limitless funds, you’ll have to fine-tune your expectations in order to get a home that fulfills your wants and needs. Even if you have an ample budget, you’re not always guaranteed that […]

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Hidden Costs of Selling your Home

If you list your home for sale with a real estate broker, the broker’s fees will be your most obvious expense. However, from the moment you start cleaning up the property until you’re haggling over the buyer’s final fees, most home sales involve thousands of dollars of unexpected expenses. When estimating the cost of selling […]

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6 Things to Consider When You Inherit a House

The death of a loved one is always difficult, and often the last thing anyone wants to think about is what to do with their loved one’s possessions. If you find yourself handling a property left to you or other family members, it doesn’t have to be a burden. Here are six important factors to […]

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5 Ways to Prep for an Open House

An open house is a great way to show off a home if you’re a realtor. You’ll have the opportunity to let a lot of people see it at once, rather than having to show it to each potential buyer one at a time. Before you open the door to potential home buyers, however, you’ll […]

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How to Identify Distressed Properties

Distressed properties are properties that are being sold under distressing circumstances. The circumstances may vary, but one common denominator is that distressed properties typically sell for 30-60% lower than their current market value. In some cases the percentage is even much lower. The bottom line is, distressed properties represent huge profit potential for real estate […]

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Fall Maintenance Checklist

With summer temperatures starting to cool down, now is the perfect time to get your home ready for cold weather. There are a number of things that should be done this time of year, both outside and inside the home. Get started on your home with our fall maintenance checklist. Lawn and Garden Avoid damage and […]