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The Final Walk-Through
  • You’re so close to closing day, you can practically feel the keys to your new home in your hand. But not so fast! There’s one important step that should be completed before you start signing all that paperwork. The final…
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The Final Walk-Through

Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses
  • Open concept homes remain popular amongst homebuyers today, and it’s easy to see why. These layouts make homes seem even more spacious and allow families to spend time together without being cramped into one room. And while open concepts are…
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Adding Privacy to Open Concept Houses

Selling Your Home After Labor Day
  • Labor Day weekend is the unofficial end of the summer season. If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, you may be wondering if you’ve missed the boat. Spring and summer are often thought of as the best seasons for…
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Selling Your Home After Labor Day

Homebuyer Turnoffs
  • While every buyer is looking for something different in a home, there are a few key things that are universal turnoffs. If you’re selling your home, you’ll disregard these issues at your own peril. Even in a competitive market, here…
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Homebuyer Turnoffs

Benefits of Buying an Older Home
  • When searching for a new place to call home, many homebuyers will pass over older homes. They worry that an older home will be full of problems that will require expensive repairs, or that the layout or design will be…
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Benefits of Buying an Older Home

Home Selling Superstitions
  • Selling your home can be a big undertaking. Which is why it’s no surprise that some homeowners have turned to less-than-traditional methods to increase their odds of a quick and profitable sale or for good luck in a new home.…
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Home Selling Superstitions

Buying a Home With a Pool
  • Whether you’re in the market for a home with a pool or not, you may end up wanting to make an offer on a home that has a pool. It’s important to understand both the responsibilities that come with pool…
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Buying a Home With a Pool

Commission Fees Explained
  • If you’re preparing to buy or sell a home, you may have questions about real estate commission fees. Who pays them? How much are they? Can they be negotiated? When are they paid? Even if you’ve gone through this process…
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Commission Fees Explained

Telltale Signs of Infestation
  • Do you have a sneaking suspicion the house you’re interested in buying might have a pest problem? Whether it’s ants in the kitchen, termites in the walls, or raccoons in the attic, it’s important to know what you’re getting into.…
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Telltale Signs of Infestation

Don’t Fall For These Real Estate Scams
  • As if buying or selling a home weren’t complicated enough, you also need to be vigilant about scams. There are scams everywhere, and some are sophisticated enough to look real. With so much information available on the Internet, it’s getting…
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Don’t Fall For These Real Estate Scams