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Should I Hire an Agent to Sell My Home?

Yes! Read below for three great reasons you should consider hiring a professional real estate agent to sell your home. 1. PRICE – Last year, the typical for sale by owner (FSBO) home sold for $225,000, while homes sold agents went for an average $345,000. Nearly half of FSBO sellers choose that route because they…
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5 Things No One Tells You About Selling Your Home

1. Your closets should be mostly empty. Every buyer is looking for storage, and you’ve likely outgrown yours. Appeal to potential buyers by decluttering your closets, or even putting some of your storage into an off-site storage unit while your home is on the market. Make sure that what you do leave behind is neat…
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Exceedingly Smart Home Buyers

Congratulations to Daniel and Christine for being so smart! This incredible couple purchased their first home with me just 20 months ago and now they’ve opportunistically purchased their second home, turning their first into a rental. “HOW?!” you might ask. Well, aside from moving it’s actually not hard. Did you know you can use the…
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Recently Sold 21% Over List Price

Sometimes, things just go wonderfully. One of our long-time clients has purchased and sold with us several times throughout her life and career changes. Each time we have been able to successfully close on transactions that improved her living and financial situation. For her final transaction with us, she sold her row home with exquisite…
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How long does it usually take from the time I find a house until I own it?

A standard transaction usually closes within 30-45 days of going under contract. However, the timeline can be made shorter or longer if both the buyer and seller agree to it, depending on several other factors like the inspection, appraisal, and the loan.

How do I Fix Up My House to Sell?

Elbow grease goes a long way!           We all have those little (or big) projects around the house that we’ve been putting off: a missing outlet cover, a bent window screen, a broken door, or a foundation that has cracks that needs residential foundation repair.  We may have lived with them…
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How Can I Sell My Home Quickly?

While not always guaranteed, there are things you can do to help your home seller faster. Read on! 1. Know your local market. Across the country, we’re still in a seller’s market, and price gains are slowing. But it’s important to look at local conditions, right down to the homes that just sold down the…
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Three and A Half Questions to Ask When Buying a House

When looking at homes for sale there are many more than 3 questions to ask, but this is a smart place to start because you can’t change them – at least not affordably. If you haven’t decided what house you are buying yet, check out these houses for sale Lea. To ease your mind a…
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