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So you are looking for a new home, maybe even your first home, and you come across a house that is in a bank's name and you are told it has been foreclosed. The price is incredibly low and you are wondering, what is the catch? A foreclosure can be a good investment for a buyer. Unfortunately it w...
The first thing a buyer notices when they pull up to a home is the curb appeal. The home’s exterior including the siding, windows, garage door, front door and roof as well as the landscaping, decks and patios all need to show well!More ShowingsHaving great curb appeal will create more showings on...
You are ready to make the big move. You are going to purchase a home and you are asking yourself if you need to employ a real estate agent. You are worrying about the grueling process of finding the right agent so you ask yourself if you should go through the process of buying a home on your own....
Selling a home is no easy feat. There are many factors to consider for a successful outcome, including finding a good realtor, repairing or replacing broken things in the home, and getting all the home’s paperwork together.The most crucial step towards selling a home, however, is deciding how to ...
Should I sell before I buy or should I buy before I sell? This is a common question from current homeowners who would like to move. Sellers are nervous to sell first and then not be able to find a new home that meets their needs. They are also nervous of finding the home of their dreams and purch...
Some homeowners feel they can sell their home on their own since they know their home better than anyone else. Others feel they are contract savvy so they can handle the purchase agreement and disclosures required to complete a sale. Still others feel they cannot afford the real estate commission...
There are many steps to take during the home buying process but one of the most important that is often overlooked is the Final Walk Through.The Final Walk Through is a quick review of the property just before closing to insure everything is in order. It is not a detailed inspection of the proper...
Homeowners often renovate their homes to create enjoyment today with hopes of adding value that they can realize in the future. Not every home improvement project will increase the value or sale-ability of a home though. Some projects may even hurt a property's chance of selling. Here are a few h...
No doubt, relocating causes butterflies but often it is difficult to determine if they indicate excitement and anticipation or nerves and cold feet. Giving yourself a few questions to consider when relocating might assist in resolving the issue. Listing out your considerations on paper helps make...
With the housing market rebounding, now is the time to invest in your most valuable asset. It is worth noting that certain renovation projects will bring a larger return on investment yet most projects will not provide a 100% return. This means that while you are adding equity to your property, y...

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