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One-stop Shopping: The Quick and Easy Guide to Buying a Home the First Time You See It

  Most people peruse the real estate market for a while before they bite down and decide to invest in a home. However, whether you’re in a rush or you think you’ve found the ideal place, it’s possible you may be ready to put in an offer on the first visit. If you’re trying to… Continue reading One-stop Shopping: The Quick and Easy Guide to Buying a Home the First Time You See It

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3 Bedroom Staging Tips That Will Get Potential Buyers Excited About Your Home

Arranging an open house is one of the most important parts of selling your home, but there can be a lot of tricks involved in staging it so you’ll get the right offers. While the kitchen and the living room may be a bit more straightforward, here are some tips for staging your bedroom that… Continue reading 3 Bedroom Staging Tips That Will Get Potential Buyers Excited About Your Home

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Winter-end Home Check

The winter season can wreak havoc on the exterior of a home and the surrounding property. Most often, it is simply an issue of falling behind on outdoor maintenance during the colder months. Now is the time to do a winter-end check to make sure everything is in order and ready to withstand those spring-time… Continue reading Winter-end Home Check

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5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

An open house is one of the best opportunities a potential homeowner will have to take stock of a home and determine if it will work for them. However, it can also be a good opportunity to discover some glaring red flags that might make it a less worthwhile investment. If you’re currently perusing the… Continue reading 5 Major Red Flags to Watch for When You’re Touring an Open House

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Selling Your Home? Don’t Skip These 3 Essential Steps or Your Sale Will Suffer

If you want to sell your home quickly — and for the most profit — you can’t just list it and cross your fingers.  Successful sales are well-planned sales, and there are several ways in which you can make sure your own home sale turns out as you’d like it to. 1. Know Your Target… Continue reading Selling Your Home? Don’t Skip These 3 Essential Steps or Your Sale Will Suffer

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Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

Fixer uppers can come with huge price benefits and opportunity, as well as problems.  Make sure you understand what you’re getting yourself into before you purchase a home that needs significant restoration. Carefully Calculate Do the math very carefully before jumping in.  Add up the expected renovation costs based on a thorough evaluation of the… Continue reading Thinking about a ‘Fixer Upper’? Understanding the Balance Between Purchase and Reno Costs

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Foundation Problems? Here’s What to Do If You’re Worried About Your Home’s Foundation

Like in a relationship, the foundation of a house is integral, and must be strong. There are many reasons why a house’s foundation might crack or shift – including temperature variances in the soil surrounding it, since earth expands in heat and contracts in cold. But whatever the reason, there are certain steps to follow… Continue reading Foundation Problems? Here’s What to Do If You’re Worried About Your Home’s Foundation