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REALTORS ARE NOT SANTA CLAUS

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Realtors are not Santa Claus. Why do I need to remind buyers of this? Buying a home is not free. A no money down loan means that no money is put down toward the purchase price of the home. There WILL BE pre-paid expenses such as home inspections, homeowners insurance, survey, and other possible costs needed to close the property, …

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TOP LUXURY LISTING AGENTS KNOW LUXURY BUYERS

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Top luxury listing agents know luxury buyers. They know who they are, how they think, and where to find them. The best luxury realtors know how to market specifically to the wants and needs of these buyers. To truly know luxury buyers, is what sets certain luxury listing agents apart from others.   Top Luxury Listing Agents Know Luxury Buyers …

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5 REASONS 2019 IS THE PERFECT TIME TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE

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Lots of people want to boost their wealth by investing in the stock market, but real estate is an amazing investment, too—and in some ways it can be even more lucrative than Wall Street investments. Although the housing market can be a little intimidating for consumers, 2019 is actually the best time to get your foot in the door in …

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HOW CURB APPEAL DRIVES UP THE PRICE OF YOUR HOME

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When it comes to selling your home first impressions are everything. As you prepare to put your house on the market, invest some time and money into curb appeal and you’re sure to charm potential buyers and command high offers.   Depending on your timeline and budget, there are many options for sprucing up your home’s exterior. Even if you don’t have much …

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CONSIDERING RETIREMENT? 6 OPTIONS FOR WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR HOME

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After 4 decades, you’re nearly done working for good. You see light at the end of the tunnel. Retirement, a beach, and a fancy alcoholic beverage are seductively calling your name. Are you ready for this? Have you utilized all your assets to ensure that your next chapter is as comfortable and stress-free as possible? Many soon-to-be retirees forget that …

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STAGING WHILE LIVING IN A HOME

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Staging a home, and keeping it show-ready at a moment’s notice, is by far one of the trickiest parts of selling a home.  After all, you never know when potential buyers might be dropping by.   The key is to get the home in showing condition — and keep it there. Below you’ll find tips on exactly how to do …

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HOW TO GET BETTER AT INVESTING IN PROPERTY IN ALABAMA

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If you are wondering how to get better at investing in property in Alabama, I have some expert tips for you. Alabama’s population is estimated to be 4.90 million and is growing steadily according to Census Projections for 2019. There is also a growing demand for STEM workers, nurses, retail salesperson and heavy tractor trailer truck drivers according to an …

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EASY TIPS FOR AN EASY MOVE

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Moving is an exhausting and stressful experience, but it’s often one that is unavoidable. Yet, there are ways to make your move less hectic. With some planning, you’ll be on your way to an easy move.   Plan Ahead for an Easy Move   Moving is unpredictable, but there are ways you can prepare for. If you can, start planning …

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BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME WITH THESE QUICK TIPS

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There’s no place like home, so why not make home the most beautiful and cozy place it can be? Let’s dive into some techniques that can help you showcase the best features of every room in your house. Just a touch of color, texture, and personality can transform your home into something new. Beautify your home with these quick tips: …