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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

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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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Q & A: Wait and fix or list and hope?

Q: I’ve heard that the market is good right now and that this time of year is actually an ideal time to sell a home. If I’m considering putting my house on the market, is it better to wait and fix all potential problems or to list immediately and hope that someone is willing to… Continue reading Q & A: Wait and fix or list and hope?

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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

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Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Yahoo! Homes recently published an article highlighting the reasons why winter is a great time to buy a home. If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, there are a few things to consider before making the jump and becoming a serious prospective buyer. 1. Can you afford to buy? While there are some great… Continue reading Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is next week! Have you sent all of your cards and finished your shopping yet? We had our office holiday party a few days ago, and it was a blast! I’m so fortunate to work with such a great group of people. Happy Holidays from the Marysville Coldwell Banker… Continue reading Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites

I can’t believe the first week of December is already over! This month is going to fly by. Here are a few of my favorite links from around the web: Have you done everything on your home’s December Honey-Do list? Here are a few simple home repair jobs that you can do while you’re stuck… Continue reading Friday Favorites

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Interview with a Home Inspector: Bill Streng of Bill Streng Real Estate Inspections, LLC

Hiring a home inspector and having an inspection completed on your home is a crucial step in the home buying process. During a home inspection, a qualified inspector will spend several hours assessing the home you want to buy and letting you know about any issues or potential problems. Typically, buyers will have the opportunity… Continue reading Interview with a Home Inspector: Bill Streng of Bill Streng Real Estate Inspections, LLC

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It’s Still a Good Time to Sell Your Home

It’s a common misconception that homes don’t sell in the winter. As this image from Keeping Current Matters shows, home prices, inventory, and sales are all up. This past week, I listed two homes and put both of them in contract within a day! Right now is such a good time to sell a home… Continue reading It’s Still a Good Time to Sell Your Home