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What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

It’s important to be thorough in your hunt for potential or existing problems before purchasing a home. I always advise my clients to have a home inspection to check for anything that could develop into a huge issue later on, but even with an extensive home inspection, there are things that go unchecked and unnoticed. Coldwell Banker… Continue reading What Not to Overlook When Buying a Home

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Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

If you’re thinking about putting your home on the market next spring, there are several things that you can start doing now to ensure that it’s in the best possible condition when you decide to list. Invest in a healthy lawn. Fall is the time to start working on your lawn if you want a… Continue reading Things You Can Do Now to Get Your Home Ready to Sell in the Spring

Friday Favorites

In Case You Missed It…

Happy Monday! I hope you all had a good weekend. Here are a few of my favorite links from last week: If you haven’t had your fireplace checked yet, now’s the time. Do you know what it actually costs to sell a home? If you’re planning on selling your home next spring, now’s the time… Continue reading In Case You Missed It…

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3 Cleverly Disguised Hide-a-Keys That Will Keep Your Keys Safe

Under a mat or above the door frame are popular spots to hide a spare key, but they’re also the first places that thieves check. Make it harder for them to gain access by making your spare key harder to find. The inside of a thermometer is probably the last place anyone would look for a key,… Continue reading 3 Cleverly Disguised Hide-a-Keys That Will Keep Your Keys Safe

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5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

Being a new homeowner can seem a little daunting, especially if you were previously a renter. With a new home comes a lot of new responsibilities, and it can be difficult to know what to expect. While you might not be able to anticipate everything you’ll ever need for your home, there are a handful… Continue reading 5 Must-Haves for New Homeowners

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Are You Stuck in the Renter’s Trap?

Are you a renter with plans to eventually own a home? You might want to reevaluate your timeline. As a renter, you probably know all too well that your rent might (and probably will) increase every year while you might not see the same increase in your income. According to the National Association of REALTORS,… Continue reading Are You Stuck in the Renter’s Trap?