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Winter Projects to Get Your Home Ready to List in Spring

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Spring and Summer are the two busiest seasons of the real estate market when buyers are out in full force looking at homes and making offers. However, these are also the months when the most homes are on the market. If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market to take advantage of the increased number of buyers, you …

Selling a House “As Is”: What Home Sellers Should Expect

Selling a House “As Is”: What Home Sellers Should Expect

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While the thought of selling a house “as is” sounds appealing at first, it’s important that a homeowner fully understands the pros and cons of doing so. While listing their property “as is” may alleviate them of some responsibility for making repairs, it can cause other obstacles to rise to the surface. Here are some points of interest sellers should …

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What is a Real Estate Agent?

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Real estate agents are present in real estate markets throughout the United States but not everyone fully understands what we do. Many assume that we work like car salesman…but with homes. Not quite. Real estate agents are individuals licensed to arrange real estate transactions and represent sellers and buyers in negotiations. They can show homes, fill in real estate contracts …

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How to Mindfully Make Moving Easier for Kids

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No move comes without some sadness, especially when you have kids. As adults, even if we hate our current home, there’s always some part of it that we are fond of – the daily routine we’ve grown used to, a favorite nearby restaurant, a kind neighbor, or even the little bird that perches outside the window every morning. For kids, …

Not Enough Home Showings - Be Flexible

Not Enough Home Showings? Be Flexible!

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You’ve prepared your home. You’ve chosen your Realtor. You’ve priced your home competitively. But you aren’t getting any offers. Many homeowners don’t want to hear this, but the lack of offers may be due to a lack of flexibility on their part. When a homeowner decides to sell, they work very hard to make their home show-worthy, but they don’t …

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The Prime 7 Must-Do’s of Home Staging

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Staging your home should be a fun, cheap experience that can significantly affect the quantity of leverage you have when negotiating the sale of your home. But first you need to understand where to start. Haphazardly staging your home without a plan or guide to what you are doing will result in missed opportunities and a staged home that lacks …