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2009 

Number One - A buyer that uses a Realtor does not have to pay the Realtor a fee. You can use their services for free. The seller pays a commission to list their home and the fee is split between the buyer's agent and the seller's agent. Number Two - You have access to our knowledge and experience...
01/23/2009
Many people are concerned with finding out if a sex offender may live close to them. When a sex offender moves into a neighborhood the Sheriff's Dept will mail letters to nearby neighbors. The owner is required to disclose this information to any possible buyers before you write an offer on that ...
01/22/2009
After the buyer has looked at your home on the internet, they usually want want to drive by your home and check out the neighborhood and the outside of your house. In addition to nicely fixed up exterior of your home an attractive yard will get their interest. Trees and bushes should be trimmed s...
01/20/2009
Think about all the clutter that accumulates in your home. Here are a few tips to declutter your home.   In the kitchen, pack up some dishes or containers that you don't use everyday, then put items usually left on the counter in the cupboards,. Less is better on the counter. You can have up to 3...
01/19/2009
I am putting my condo up for sale here in 3 weeks. 4611#B Cox Dr. in Stow Ohio. It is a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath townhouse with a finished basement and a 1 car detached garage. I have been busy the last couple of months repainting and sorting through my possessions deciding what to keep and what to ...
01/16/2009
Pets can be stressed when moving to a new home. First they see you packing and moving possessions at home and they feel your stress that comes with moving. Keep your pet's routine as regular as possible during the premoving stages and the move itself. If you feed, exercise, or play with your pet ...
01/15/2009
I have to share my experience with you. I have a friend who sold his rental in a rent to own situation. The tenant/buyer went to a mortgage company to get a loan. She told the seller she was to get $16,000 back from him when the loan closed for repairs, however, this would not be included in the ...
01/15/2009
I stopped at Lowes  and found a great deal on florescent bulbs  a five pack for $10, They were soft white, however when trying them out my teenage daughter complained that it wasn't as bright as our regular bulbs. I did see an ad for bright white florescent bulbs at Home Depot and bought some the...
01/14/2009
Pretend to be a buyer, what would you want in the home you buy? I can't even tell you how many of my buyers, say '"too much work". They don't want to paint. They don't want to buy new carpet. They don't want to make repairs. (too expensive) Walk through your home and look at it like you would loo...
01/13/2009
Remove all clutter from the house that includes pictures on the walls. Take down personal photos and put away. Clean all surfaces in the bathroom and kitchen. Make them look bright and shiny. Hang new towels up in the bathrooms. Clean off all counter tops for except for a couple of items. Take ou...
01/13/2009
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