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Rent vs. Mortgage: The Differences

When you’re just starting out, the question of whether to rent or take out a loan can feel intimidating. And with housing market predictions for 2018 looking the way they do, it can feel like an even bigger decision. So when it comes down to it, do you rent or take out a loan and buy? It depends […]

Linda Daniels
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4 Tips to Find the Right Real Estate Agent

Finding the perfect real estate agent can make all the difference in your home search. However, many people don’t know where to start or what to look for when choosing an agent. Read on to discover how to get the best agent in your corner! What Makes the Perfect Real Estate Agent? There are three main qualities you […]

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5 Updates Your Home Needs Every 10 Years

Home maintenance increases the value of your home should you decide to sell it. If you’ve been in your home for 10 years, keep in mind and consider the following 5 updates to keep it in best condition. New Carpet Even with proper care, carpets on average last 10 years, depending on factors like wear and tear or […]

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Benefits of Upsizing to a New Home

Have you considered going straight into a large home and skipping the tiny apartment stage? Or are you in a small space now and yearning for room to stretch? Read on to discover four ways that upsizing to a new, larger space could benefit your way of living: More Room  This first benefit is the most obvious one. […]

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Curb Appeal Mistakes to Avoid

First impressions are important, especially when it comes to your home. Home sellers often have to take it a step further than preparing the inside of their home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 63% of homebuyers will drop by after viewing a home they like online. Great curb appeal helps attract homebuyers and increases the likelihood of you […]

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A Home Seller’s Checklist: What You Need to Know

Are you preparing to sell your home? It can sometimes be a long and complicated process. Use this checklist to help make the journey as seamless as possible and to ensure you receive the best offer on your special home. 1. Consider The Reasons You Are Selling Weigh all personal factors when you consider selling your home. Calculate your home equity and do […]

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Tips For Selling Your Luxury Home

We spend a lot of time on and around luxury home transactions, one of the most important things to know it that there are various factors to consider when selling your luxury home. It’s crucial to work around these factors in order to secure a lucrative deal for your luxury home. Here are some additional […]

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What to Do If You’re in a Bidding War

The national association of realtors midyear forecast indicated that the number of existing homes for sale is expected to rise. While this ensures a favorable climate for real estate, bidding wars will break out and as much a bidding war is every seller’s dream as the prices rise, sometimes the war can hurt the seller. […]

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Staying Ahead of the Holiday Real Estate Curve

While the holidays are good for relaxing and spending time with family and friends, they can also be a time to take advantage of unique trends in real estate transactions. Most people think that the market temporarily shuts down during the holidays and turns back on after the gift-giving and turkey eating is complete. However, […]

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Touring Homes? Here’s What to Look For.

House hunting can be a difficult task as most of the homes you will come across won’t have or be what you’re looking for. Real estate moves fast which means you may not have a lot of time to close on a house but this shouldn’t make you rush to commit on a house and […]

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