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The Advantage of Getting Pre-approved

One of the best things you can do to ensure you get the home you want is to arrange for financing before you go shopping. This is often referred to as getting “pre-approved”. Getting pre-approved simply means that your lender has calculated how much of a mortgage they’re willing to offer ...

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To replace your windows or not?

One of the most prominent features of any home is the windows. If they are well maintained, they will have a positive impact on the impression potential buyers have of your property. Of course, the opposite occurs -when your windows look old and worn. So, does that mean you should replace ...

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Does Location Really Matter?

You find a beautiful home available on the market, but you’re not so sure about the location. Does it really matter all that much? Yes, it does. That’s why you’ll often hear REALTORS® say, “Location, location, location.” The location of a home you’re considering buying will affect you in two ways. First, ...

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The Benefits of a Pre-Sale Inspection

Your home probably has dozens of great features that are going to help it stand out and sell faster. Perhaps it has a cozy sunken living room? Or an equipped and smartly decorated kitchen that Rachel Ray would envy? Or a location in a desirable area? All these things will help. But ...

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Want To Sell Your Home Faster?

Let Potential Buyers Feel at Home! You may think that being a host or tour guide for potential buyers who are viewing your home is a good idea. After all, who knows more about the wonderful features of your property than you do? The problem is, buyers don’t feel the same way. They ...

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Is Your Home Market Ready?

Putting your home on the market may be the last thing you have on your mind. But as you know, life happens. Things change. You might unexpectedly find yourself in the position of wanting or having to quickly sell your home. It happens more often than you might think. In fact, according ...

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Does Home Staging Really Work?

You might have heard about home staging and wondered what it’s all about. There are even a few television reality shows that feature staging experts doing their magic on a particular house or condo. So what exactly is it? Home staging is simply setting up your home to maximize its appeal to ...

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Trying To Find A Bargain Home

You’ve heard the story. Someone finds a home on the market that seems underpriced, grabs it, and subsequently discovers it’s worth tens of thousands of dollars more than the selling price. What a bargain! The truth is, bargains like that rarely happen. Most properties sell for somewhere close to their market value. That’s ...

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Your Property Is The Product

They say, “Home is where the heart is.” How true! That’s why, when selling your property, it’s important to realize that your home – your heart — is moving to another place. Your current property is now a product that you want to sell quickly, and for the best price ...

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Open House Tips That Turn Viewers Into Buyers

What do you want from an open house? Obviously, you want to attract a lot of potential buyers – and have at least a few of them become seriously interested in your property. So how do you make your open house as successful as possible? You probably already know the basics: make ...

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