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Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

Q: My home has been on the market for several months, and it isn’t selling. What should I do?  A: This is a tricky question. There are several reasons why your home might not be selling, but you might not have control over all of them. Whether or not a home sells quickly primarily depends on the market… Continue reading Q&A: What should I do if my home isn’t selling?

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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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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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Buyer and Seller Open House Tips

An Open House is a great opportunity to see a home without having to make an appointment. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, it’s important to do everything you can to make the most of it. Here are a few things that both sides can do to get the most value out of an… Continue reading Buyer and Seller Open House Tips

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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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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  Repair or replace damaged… Continue reading Is Your Home Ready to List?

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5 Ways to Make Moving with Children Easier

To say that moving with children is a challenge is probably the understatement of the year. Moving without children is hard enough, but when you add little ones to the mix, you have to make sure that they’re entertained and out of the way. You might also have to handle their feelings about moving, which… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Moving with Children Easier

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5 Helpful Tips for New Home Owners

Buying a home is a great investment with a lot of benefits, but it also comes with a lot of responsibilities. Here are some ways to prepare for what it really means to own your own property. Teach yourself how to fix the little things. When you rent and something breaks, you can call maintenance… Continue reading 5 Helpful Tips for New Home Owners

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Sell BEFORE Spring for the Best Results

Keeping Current Matters posted a great article highlighting a few important reasons to list a home before spring. Traditionally, spring and summer were considered to be the best times of the year to sell a home, but research and personal experience suggest otherwise. In January alone, I listed three homes and had them go into… Continue reading Sell BEFORE Spring for the Best Results