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Rules For Sellers

There are some unwritten rules of selling a house that your real estate agent won't (or can't) tell you that you need to know. These are simple rules that will let you sell your house faster and with a lot … Continue reading

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Why You Need A Real Estate Agent

Often, people think that they can buy or sell a home without a real estate agent. They figure they can save money and handle everything themselves. In truth, it's a bad idea. Here are five reasons that buying or selling … Continue reading

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Understanding HOA Resale Certificates

Ah! The Homeowner's Association (HOA). The butt of many jokes on TV and in movies, but more and more of us live in communities that have them. As with most things in life, an HOA has rules that they need … Continue reading

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Three Energy-Saving Items You Need Now!

Saving energy is cool. No matter how little you do, saving energy is better for the planet and your wallet. Here are three energy-saving devices you can purchase now that will save you money for years to come. 1. Smart … Continue reading

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The Quick List of First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes

This list will take you through some of the most common first-time homebuyer mistakes. Don't do these things. Talking to one lender - No one lender, either a bank or a mortgage broker, can offer you everything. Talk to at … Continue reading

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The Fair Housing Act And Your Real Estate Agent's Opinion

Many mundane, everyday words might be construed the wrong way and can get a professional in trouble. For real estate agents, there is a lot of caution when it comes to the Fair Housing Act. First enacted in 1968, it … Continue reading

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Repairs To Increase The Value Of Your Home

Buyers look for certain things when they go through homes to decide what house to buy. There are a number of things that you can fix that don't cost too much, but should get done before you try to sell. … Continue reading

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Getting The House Ready For Summer

Remember winter? It was only a few months ago, but in many parts of the country, spring was big and exciting. While we often talk about winterizing our homes, we don't often think about "summerizing" it, but that can be … Continue reading

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What Exactly Is A Loan Contingency?

Once upon a time, nearly every home purchase contract had a "loan contingency" or a "mortgage contingency". What this meant is that the sale couldn't move forward without a mortgage. If the buyer couldn't get a mortgage on the house, … Continue reading

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5 Myths And Half-Truths Homeowners Should Know

Life is full of myths and half-truths. Homeownership is no different. You'll often hear all kinds of advice about what to do and what not to do in your home. Sometimes, this advice is simply no good. Here are some … Continue reading

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