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5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

Purchasing a home is an exciting experience, but sometimes new homeowners have a hard time making it feel like it’s really theirs. Here are a few ways to make your new house feel more like home: 1. Give it a new coat of paint. Have any rooms with wall colors you aren’t too fond of?… Continue reading 5 Ways to Turn Your New House into a Home

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How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Choosing the right real estate agent is a crucial step in the home selling process. Taking the time to research area agents so that you can make an informed decision can lead to a fast sale and a nice profit for you. What factors should you consider when trying to decide on an agent? –… Continue reading How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

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FAQ: What Can I Take with Me When I Sell My Home?

A: This is a very important question to ask BEFORE you list your home. All too often, I run into issues after sellers take something out of the home, and it’s not noticed until the final walk-thru. It causes a lot of problems. If a buyer makes an offer on a home with a gorgeous… Continue reading FAQ: What Can I Take with Me When I Sell My Home?

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Are You Making These Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

Looking for a new home can be a fun and exciting experience, but it’s also easy to make mistakes that can really hurt your home search. Make sure that you’re being the best homebuyer possible by avoiding these common missteps. 1. Searching for a home before getting preapproved by a lender. Getting preapproved should be… Continue reading Are You Making These Common Homebuyer Mistakes?

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Should You Have a Home Energy Audit Done on Your Home?

If you want to be more energy-efficient in your home, there are a variety of ways to go about it. You can replace all of your lighting with CFLs, implement the three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and make sure that everything is off and/or unplugged when not in use. If you want a more energy-efficient… Continue reading Should You Have a Home Energy Audit Done on Your Home?

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Prevent Your Listing From Expiring

Having a home on the market for months without receiving an offer can be stressful, and it can eventually become a home seller’s worst nightmare: an expired listing. After being flexible with your schedule, letting strangers walk around in your home, and trying to keep everything neat for longer than you ever imagined, you can… Continue reading Prevent Your Listing From Expiring

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Is Your Home Ready to List?

Listing a home before it’s actually ready to sell is a good way to ensure that it stays on the market and brings in a low offer. With a little elbow grease and this checklist, you can make sure that your home is in the perfect condition for prospective buyers. Exterior ┬áRepair or replace damaged… Continue reading Is Your Home Ready to List?

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6 Tips for a Successful Showing

Taking the time to prepare for showings can make the difference between a home staying on the market or selling quickly. With a little time and effort, you can make sure that your home is in perfect condition during showings and that it makes a good impression on every person who walks through the door.… Continue reading 6 Tips for a Successful Showing

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Countdown to a Spring Listing

Spring is only a few weeks away, which means two things: It will hopefully stop snowing soon. A lot of people are going to start putting their homes on the market. If you’re in that group, there are a few things that you should be doing now to ensure that you’re ready to list when… Continue reading Countdown to a Spring Listing