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Reading the Relevant Factors

The more varied the opinions of economic experts, the more we are required to do our own homework when making real estate decisions for the future. This is especially true when there are varying degrees of optimism and pessimism about the nation’s economy. Many homeowners use interest rates to measure ...

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Top 5 Ways to Impress Home Buyers

Remember when you found your current home? You walked in and got the feeling it was a great fit for you and your family. Now that you’re selling your house, you need to make that same impression on the next potential buyer. Here’s how to do it. Clean and de-clutter Make ...

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Look Underneath the Hood

As anyone who has ever purchased a used car will tell you, looks can be deceiving. To get a true picture of the quality of the product, you have to “look under the hood.” What does this have to do with shopping for a new home? When you find a property you ...

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Selling a home is as easy as PI!

For whatever reason, most of us are aware of “Pi”. Mostly we just think of it as that number that goes on and on forever, with no end or solution. And we just know it as 3.14. When and why do we learn about it in life? What good does it ever ...

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Navigating the Real Estate Maze

Have you ever tried to make your way through a maze at an amusement park or farm field? If you don’t know the layout, it’s probably going to take you a long time to find your way through. You’ll hit a lot of dead ends, go around in circles a ...

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Dealing With A Home Inspection Issue

As you may know, it’s common to include a home inspection as a condition of an offer you make. It protects you from issues that you might not otherwise see during a viewing. What do you do if the home inspector finds something wrong? The inspector might find a leak in ...

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Home Shopping And The Four-Legged Stool

What kind of stool is most likely to keep you from toppling over when you sit on it? Of course, two-legged stools won’t even stand on their own. Three-legged stools are okay, but still unstable. Four-legged stools are rock solid. What does that have to do with shopping for a new ...

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6 Ways to Winterproof Your Home

If you want your home to make it through the winter months unscathed, you'll need to take the proper measures to protect it. In other words, you need to winterproof your home. Here are 6 ways to winterproof your home now so your home is ready for the rest of the ...

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Ground Hog Day – what kind of spring real estate market are we in for?

Do you believe whether a groundhog sees its shadow or not is a true indication of when Spring will come? A lot of people aren't even sure, which means we're going to have more winter. But even if you do, it doesn't make a whole lot of sense. If it's sunny, and ...

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19 Million Millennials are “Mortgage Ready”

When someone uses the term "millennials," most people don't immediately think of financial stability or homeownership. But according to a new study, more millennials than ever are ready, willing, and able to purchase property in today's market. A recent study from Urban Institute, which analyzed data from the 31 largest metropolitan ...

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