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Receiving Offers On Your Home

You got your home ready, worked with your realtor for amazing marketing, and put your home up for sale. Showings are occurring and offers are starting to come in. That’s when the fun begins! But, it can also be a little stressful when you’re reviewing multiple offers. There are many different terms to be considered on each offer, not just what the offer price is. The terms are just as important, and sometimes more important, than the offer amount. 

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5 Factors for Your Home Value

What is your home worth? You may have heard it called your home value, your market value, or a comparative market analysis. Basically, all of these refer to what your home would be worth if it was listed on the market today. It is an estimate of how much your home would sell for, or how much a buyer would pay for it today. Find out the factors that will determine your home value here.

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Spooky House Tour

I’m not superstitious and not one to think often about the paranormal, but there are times I feel ill at ease and feel the hair stand up on the back of my neck. I’ve had a handful of times where I, or my clients, have definitely experienced something spooky. Here are three happenings to put you in the Halloween mood!

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7 Don’ts for Buying a New Construction Home

With limited inventory for pre-existing homes, some buyers are turning to new construction. A new home could be exactly what you’re looking for and has many benefits. What could be better than brand new! Here are some things you may not have thought of. Don’t be caught unaware when you are considering new construction.

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7 Secrets to Sell Your Home Fast!

You want to sell your home fast… and for the most money! You may be upgrading to a bigger home, relocating to a new location, or even downsizing for retirement. Whatever the case, once you’ve made the decision to sell, you want the best outcome! Here are seven secrets to get your home sold fast and for the most money.

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5 Tips to Decorating Your Porch, Patio, or Deck

You can turn a boring porch, patio, or deck into an entertainment area where everyone wants to gather. Forget plain concrete or decking and bag chairs. Turn your outdoor area into a comfy space with colorful seating, lush plants, twinkling lights, and fire features. Check out these tips to help you turn your boring space into ohhh-la-la!

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Summer Fun at Home!

With summer in full swing, don’t miss out on enjoying everything about your home, backyard, and neighborhood. Check out these fun activities to enjoy right where you live.

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Create Your 7 Must-Haves for Your New Home

Before you start looking at homes, it’s helpful to create a “must have” list. You also want to know what the deal breakers are for you. There’s no reason to go see a home if it simply won’t work for you. Here are some things to consider.

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How To Buy A Home As A “Weak” Buyer

In this housing market, buyers with good financing and a large down payment are called “strong” buyers. So, on the flip side, those without great financing or much money to work with are “weak” buyers. All this refers to is the strength of their ability to purchase a home. Find out if you are a “weak” or a “strong” buyer and learn some of these strategies to get you into a home.

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What Sellers Look for in an Offer

The seller is king right now. Will this shift? Time will tell (especially as we watch inventory and interest rates). What’s driving this competitive market is the low housing inventory. There are so many buyers vying for the same house that buyers are putting their best foot forward, and then some! So, what are these privileged sellers looking for?

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4 Easy Steps to Packing Up Your Home

Packing and moving is no easy chore! The longer you’ve lived in a home, the more stuff you accumulate over the years. Clothing, cookware, tools, kids stuff, and more fills your closets, basement, and garage. Trying to figure out what to do with it all can feel overwhelming! 

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How to Juggle the Double – 5 Steps to Selling & Buying a Home at the Same Time

If you want to move on to your dream home, but you need to sell first, how do you do it? What happens if you have to sell your home in order to buy a home? Many people find themselves in this situation because they need the proceeds of their home sale to fund the purchase of their next home. This holds sellers back because they don’t know how to move forward. Let’s look at five options that will help you “juggle the double” of selling and buying a home!

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