Category: Real Estate

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

3 Things to Keep in Mind About Online Property Search

Property search has gone digital. Finding a home in 2018 looks very different than finding a home in 1998 or even 2008. Millennials currently makeup 56% of first-time home buyers and are the largest demographic of home buyers generally. So, naturally, online property search services have become much more prevalent. These tools offer convenience and […]

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Understanding Real Estate Representation

Understanding Real Estate Representation

Buying or selling a house can be an emotional whirlwind. However, this process is first and foremost a legal transaction. Because of this, it is crucial to select real estate representation that will protect your interests in the transaction. In this blog post, we’ve provided an overview of the most common types of agency relationships […]

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Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

Home Improvement Projects to Help You Sell

No home is perfect. As a homeowner, you know the list of projects always grows. When it comes time to sell your home, you should strategically select a few projects that will increase the value of your home and help you find a buyer. When deciding what to focus on, you should look at your […]

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How To Prepare for an Open House

How To Prepare for an Open House

Getting ready for an open house is incredibly stressful. Preparing to display your house to potential buyers, while still living in that house, can feel like an endless struggle. Throw some kids and pets into the mix, and the task becomes near impossible. To help you out, we’ve broken down a checklist of tasks, counting […]

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Home Inspections: What to Expect

Home Inspections: What to Expect

As a prospective home buyer, a home inspection is your protection against hidden disasters. An inspector performs a noninvasive examination of the home to determine any reasonably discoverable issues, suggest solutions and estimate costs before you are completely committed. The home inspection is an anxiety-inducing but crucial process, and it is important to do your […]

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Tips for Negotiating an Offer and Closing the Deal

Tips for Negotiating an Offer and Closing the Deal

Negotiation is key when buying a new house. While some sellers might accept that “perfect” number right away, more often than not they will respond with a counteroffer. This is especially true if you’re dealing with competition and multiple other offers. In these situations, you should look to your real estate agent; they will lead […]

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How to Price Your House to Sell

How to Price Your House to Sell

When pricing your home for sale, your emotions can easily get in the way. How can you quantify years of priceless memories and experiences? However, don’t conflate sentimental value with actual value. Pricing with your heart can leave your house sitting on the market for far too long. The following are some savvy strategies to […]

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Low-Cost Projects to Increase Home Value

Low-Cost Projects to Increase Home Value

Preparing your home for the real estate market can be a stressful endeavor. It’s difficult to know where to start. What should you change? How much money should you invest to make your property appealing to potential buyers? You may decide that an entire kitchen or bathroom remodel is in order. However, if you’re hesitant […]

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The Real Estate Market in 2018: What to Expect

The Real Estate Market in 2018: What to Expect

Whether you are looking to buy, sell or rent property in 2018, you need to know what you are up against. The real estate market continues to evolve from year to year, and staying aware of shifting trends is key to success. As we enter into the new year, let’s look ahead at the prospective […]

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Winter Real Estate Marketing Tips

Winter Real Estate Marketing Tips

As buyers and sellers prepare for the holidays, residential real estate action typically dwindles. However, now is not the time to slow down with the season. Putting your efforts toward marketing can prepare you for the coming spring. The following are some winter marketing tips to help you generate new leads for the new year.

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