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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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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?

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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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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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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

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

It’s finally Friday! This week had a few hurdles, but (with seemingly perfect timing) my Chipotle bag had a great quote on it that reminded me to look at things from different angles to see if a solution lies there. Just something important to remember! Here are a few of my favorite links from around… Continue reading Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Brrr!! It’s freezing in Ohio (technically it’s way below freezing), and I’m starting to count down the days until spring. For now, I am doing everything I can to stay warm and cozy and keeping my fingers crossed that this cold snap passes quickly. Here are a few of my favorite links from around the… Continue reading Friday Favorites

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How to Choose a Home If You’re Relocating for Work

You just got the news that you’ll be moving to a new city for your job. Now what? Finding a top-notch real estate agent who can guide you through the process will make the experience a little less daunting. If you’re moving through work, you’ll have a relocation company that will help you find a… Continue reading How to Choose a Home If You’re Relocating for Work