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FALL LEAVES BRING SOLD SIGNS

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Fall leaves bring sold signs if Home Sellers know how to put the right conditions into place. Summer has come to an end and you may think you have lost the opportunity to sell and need to wait until next summer. That is far from the truth! Although it is not as hectic with the swarm of buyers as the …

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DON’T REPLACE YOUR AGENT WITH THE INTERNET

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Don’t replace your agent with the internet as if real estate can fit a specific mold. With the influx of new technology and web based solutions, it isn’t surprising that everything is quickly moving towards the era of the internet. From sites such as Uber and Grubhub, we generally can pull up our phones or laptops to order what we …

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SELLING A CONDO DIFFERENT THAN SELLING A HOUSE

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Why is selling a condo different than selling a house? Listing a property is a delicate dance. From the initial marketing to the final price negotiations, everything needs to be tailored to the type of home being sold. However, this process can look very different when selling a condo versus selling a house. SELLING A CONDO DIFFERENT THAN SELLING A …

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NET MORE MONEY FOR YOUR HOME

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Net more money for your home by following these guidelines. Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible. 1. NET MORE MONEY FOR YOUR HOME IF YOU PRICE …

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6 REASONS YOUR HOME IS NOT SELLING

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6 reasons your home is not selling can be remedied with some quick changes. With the goal of selling your home in mind, it may be time to implement a better strategy to help your agent get it done. Are you ready to sell your home? Maybe your home has been listed for a few weeks or months, and you …

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NEW CONSTRUCTION #1 ANSWER TO HOUSING SHORTAGE

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New construction will be the #1 answer to the housing shortage in 2017 and beyond. The biggest challenge to today’s housing market is the shortage of housing inventory for sale. A normal market would see a six-month supply of homes for sale. Currently, that number is below four months. This is the major reason home prices have continued to appreciate …

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SLAYING HOME BUYING MYTHS

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Slaying home buying myths is important to understanding the real estate market in 2017. Think your credit must be perfect to get a Home loan? The facts are that in February of 2017, the average credit score on an FHA loan was a 686. Rents are climbing, but mortgage rates are currently low. It is more likely that owning a …

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OWNING A HOME TAX BENEFITS

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Owning a home could help with tax deductions when that dreaded Tax Day arrives. Many Americans got some depressing news last week; either their tax return was not as large as they had hoped or, in some cases, they were told they owed additional money to either the Federal or State government or both. Owning a home tax benefits could …