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Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale

Consider Safety When Showing Your Home For Sale. When a potential buyer considers a home for sale, they are looking for more than a home that “feels” good, they also want to make sure their needs and wants now and in the future can be met. One of these needs is often a concern for safety.…Read More »

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio

Make the Most of a Tiny Patio. Do you have grand visions of a summer spent outside, enjoying the sunshine and soft warm breeze from your beautiful outdoor space? Do you feel like this is all a fantasy because you have a tiny patio that couldn’t possibly live up to your expectations? Not to worry!…Read More »

Smart Home Trends

Smart Home Trends

There’s nothing worse than the feeling that you forgot to lock the front door – after you’ve already left home and gotten to your destination. Soon, that feeling will be a thing of the past as more and more homes integrate smart technology. If you’re wondering what the latest trends are to trick-out your home,…Read More »

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows

How to get Clean Sparkling Windows. The warming days of spring are the perfect time to bring some light and air into your home. Whether you are planning to sell your home now or sometime in the future, having clean bright windows gives a home a whole new look and transform a dull interior into a…Read More »

Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series

Real Estate Terminology

Real Estate Terminology: Abatement, the First in a Series. Every industry has its own vocabulary, and real estate is no exception. If you are newly in the home-buying market, you may find yourself stumped by the lingo, acronyms, abbreviations and jargon commonly used in real estate sales materials, online listings, contracts and the like. We do…Read More »

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage

When to Get Pre-Approval for a Mortgage. If you’re even considering purchasing a home in the next year, the time to start the pre-approval process is now. Why so early? Here’s some advice to get you on track to a smooth purchase transaction. While you don’t want to actually apply for the loan until your…Read More »

Pets & Your Home For Sale

Pets & Your Home for sale

Pets & Your Home For Sale. Home owners own pets. In fact, that is one of the bonuses to home ownership! However are you aware that your pet(s) can result in your home taking longer to sell or being sold at a reduced price? This may sound alarming, but really you just need to take a…Read More »

How to Save on Closing Costs

How to Save on Closing Costs

How to Save on Closing Costs. You’ve saved up the money for a down payment and are finally ready to make your dream of owning a home a reality. Congratulations! Buying a house is one of the most exciting – and one of the most stressful – events in your life. If you’ve done your…Read More »

How to Win a Bidding War

How to Win a Bidding War

Buying a home is an emotional, complex and often stressful process. This is doubly so if you’re buying in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets, where there are more buyers than there are houses available. It’s quite likely in these situations that you’ll find yourself in a bidding war with other buyers. If…Read More »

What Renovations Really Pay Off?

Dreaming of that New Kitchen or Bath? What Renovations Really Pay Off?

 What Renovations Really Pay Off? Owners of older homes dream of updating or modernizing kitchens and baths. In fact, before they place their homes on the market, some folks go to all the effort to update the kitchen they’ve been meaning to redo for years … only to have someone else enjoy it. The challenge…Read More »