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Renting vs. buying: Where do you land?

Posted by on January 14, 2020 at 12:03 am
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You’ve always been told that owning a home is the ultimate American dream.  Imagine renovating your master bath into a mini spa or choosing your favorite appliances for your dream kitchen. Or just getting to repaint whatever room you want. Plus, there’s the potential for financial gain when you own. But renting has its own […]

Winning a real-estate bidding war

Posted by on December 20, 2019 at 11:43 am

The housing market is less competitive these days but bidding wars can still happen. Want to be sure that you’ll place the winning bid a home? Then you better be prepared to pay in cash. A new report from real-estate brokerage Redfin examined the most successful strategies to use when dealing with competing bids for […]

The True Value of a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on December 2, 2019 at 11:47 pm
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With the wealth of information available online, many of today’s consumers are incredibly knowledgeable about the home buying and selling process. Add in the desire to save — or make — as much money as possible, and it’s easy to see why you might be tempted to pass on hiring an agent.  But before flying […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Selling Your Home

Posted by on December 1, 2019 at 12:12 am
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Many homeowners will tell you how emotional it was to buy their first home, but you rarely hear about their experience selling it. It’s only natural to grow attached after creating so many wonderful memories, which can make selling a challenging process.  Fortunately, you’re not in it alone. Together, we can simplify the process and […]

Questions to Ask Before Deciding on a Real Estate Agent

Posted by on November 15, 2019 at 11:13 am

  Roughly 5 million residential real estate transactions were conducted in 2014. Of those, nearly 87 percent involved real estate agents, who can help both buyers and sellers of residential properties save time and maximize the value of their home. Before deciding which real estate agent might be the best fit for your needs, you […]

Real Estate Opportunity of the Week

Posted by on November 14, 2019 at 11:12 am
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A Decommissioned Nuclear Missile Site A rusted Titan II missile silo in Arizona could be yours for $395,000. Missile not included. What is it? A “BOLD opportunity” to live in a rusting decommissioned nuclear missile silo in the middle of Arizona sitting on more than 12 acres of land, according to the listing. “This property […]

7 Best Things About Buying A House In The Fall

Posted by on November 3, 2019 at 8:16 am

  For the first time in recent history, October surpassed June as the most popular month to get married. And these autumn-loving brides may be on to something: Although the spring months are notoriously the best time to buy real estate (as well as have a wedding), fall may be the new ideal season to […]

Selling Your Home for Maximum Value

Posted by on October 10, 2019 at 10:06 am

Selling a home is almost as exciting and nerve-wracking as buying your first property. Fortunately, if you work with an experienced real estate agent and take the time to prepare your home, it will sell faster (and most likely net you an excellent price.) Don’t underestimate the power of home improvement projects and home staging—these […]

A First Time Home Buyers Story!

Posted by on August 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm

  I like to think of the first year of home ownership akin to (what I assume to be) the first year of marriage. It’s often the most difficult, because you don’t know what to expect. You’re used to something different (renting) and the entire year is spent adjusting. It’s just as great at you […]