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First Time Buyers  Real Estate 101

When it comes to selling your home, it’s not just square footage, number of bedrooms and a great layout that affects potential homebuyer’s decisions. There are actually 5 little things homebuyers love that could make a big difference in the sale of your home, and the worst part is that most sellers forget to mention them. So just what are these hidden gems? Read on to find out!

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Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Seasonal  Staging

Just because the snow is falling and the wind is howling doesn’t mean the buyers aren’t looking. Selling your home on the Winter market is a whole different ball game than selling in the more popular Spring and Summer months, so if you’re braving the storm, we’ve got 5 ways to sell your home quickly, no matter how frosty it is outside.

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Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Staging

If you’re like the vast majority of home owners, you’re probably not dreaming of your home sitting stagnant on the market for months or even years without so much as a nibble. That’s why we thought it was important to make a list of factors that determine just how long you’re going to have to wait before getting out of your old home. While there are many other factors that are beyond a sellers control like the state of the economy and market demand, there are also a variety of things a seller can control that can (and will) determine how long your home is on the market. So if you’re looking for a quick sale, you’ve come to the right place!

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Home Improvements  Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Renovations

When it comes to buying a fixer-upper, it’s essential to acquire as much information as you can to make the best decision about your future home. While this is an important step in all Real Estate transactions, fixer-uppers bring a whole new set of potential problems and possible hidden costs to the table. So whether you’re just beginning to think about adding fixer-uppers to your list of potential homes, or you’re in the middle of finalizing your sale, this list will provide you with the 9 Key Questions to ask your Realtor, Contractor and yourself before diving in head first.

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Home Improvements  Inspections  Real Estate 101

Let us start by saying that it’s perfectly normal for homes to have a couple dings and dents when they’ve been lived in and loved for many years. That is what they are made for after all, living! These are often superficial problems that can be easily fixed with a can of paint or new carpeting, but sometimes what you don’t see that can do the real damage.

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Real Estate 101

Who doesn’t need a break every now and then? That’s why we wrote this post! So in-between all your serious number crunching and intense negotiations on your dream home, you can take a second to learn 8 fun Real Estate facts that will get you thinking, or, at least laughing!

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Real Estate Myths
Home Improvements  Real Estate  Real Estate 101

Even if you’ve never bought or sold a home before, we’re willing to bet that you’ve heard of some of these popular Real Estate myths. They may have come from relatives, friends or even the media but like many facts floating around on the internet, they just aren’t true. So, here are the top 5 Real Estate Myths that most home owners believe, and why they are just plain wrong.

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Home Reports
Curb Appeal  Real Estate  Real Estate 101  Staging  Uncategorized

When it comes to putting your home on the market people generally have two main goals in mind: To sell it quickly and to get the best price. We know, easier said than done! But, we’ve scoured the top realty websites and come up with the top 6 tricks you need to know to get your home off the market faster.

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Home Improvements  Landscaping  Real Estate  Renovations  Staging

Many people believe that any upgrade they make to their home will add to the resale value. Well, we hate to break it to you but the fact is, there are many times when this just isn’t the case. And there are even times when it can do the complete opposite. So, before you go spending thousands of dollars on updating your home, check out our list of the top 5 Upgrades that won’t add value to your home.

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Curb Appeal  Real Estate 101  Staging

Staging your home is an essential part of getting it ready to put on the market. Although it can seem intimidating and expensive at first glance, there are actually a lot of cheap staging techniques that you can use to appeal to more buyers and sell your home quicker! Here we’ve compiled a list of the top 9 inexpensive ways to get your home looking as though it was professionally staged.

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