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If you’re in the market to sell your home you probably want to sell it as quickly as possible. There are some tried and true ways to help you sell your home faster and, if you have a good realtor they’re going to probably know and utilize these tips.   On top of that, it will also help you know w...
06/04/2012
We are generally still in a Buyer’s Market in most areas of the United States so while it may still be difficult to find a lender who’s willing to put out the money you are still working with pricing that is generally lower than normal. In most cases housing prices are beginning to rise, but slow...
06/04/2012
There are many different circumstances that can determine how quickly your home will sell when put on the market. First off you’ll want to ask your agent what the current DOM (Days On Market) average is for homes in your area. Some areas obviously sell much quicker than others and some areas are ...
06/01/2012
June is full of holidays that most of us are oblivious to, so I am here to enlighten you about how important June 1, 2012 will be.  June 1, 2012 is in fact a day when we celebrate no less than FIVE different holidays. In a world where we are often overwhelmed and life seems to fly by, I wanted to...
05/31/2012
  People don’t often consider the number of different types of homes that are available to them and it’s often something that should be considered before you begin looking at homes to buy. While many just assume “buying a home” means buying a single family dwelling there is a lot more available o...
05/30/2012
  Often the hardest part of buying a house is coming up with the down payment. If it helps any to know, many years ago in the early 1900′s lenders used to require a down payment of 50% of the value of the home. Today the average is 20% and sometimes less. While that’s a lot better than coming up ...
05/29/2012
As we celebrate Memorial Day, there is another Holiday that we need to recognize and celebrate as well. Today is National Sunscreen Awareness Day, or "Don't Fry Day". This campaign was created to educate people about the dangers of ultrviolet rays and what they can do to your skin. Melanoma, the...
05/27/2012
  Spring is the time when we see daffodils, tulips, and tree buds appearing in our front yards; but it’s also one of the most exciting times in the Real Estate business. On average we see about a 30% increase in home sales during the Spring season. However, we have to recognize that seasonal sale...
05/27/2012
"Find a penny, pick it up...and all day you'll have good luck."   It's Lucky Penny Day. Perhaps a Lucky Penny will be lucky for you today.   Who really knows how much a lucky penny is worth? You might even have a lucky penny sitting inside your car right now and not even know it. It could have he...
05/23/2012
Many of us don't really look at our calendars as often as we should. There are many holidays in May that tend to get overlooked by many of us.   Saturday, May 19, 2012 was Armed Forces Day.  It is easy to get swept up in the day-to-day minutia of life. Weekends are crazy times filled with work, e...
05/21/2012
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