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Ready To Buy Your First Home?

For most people, the purchase of a home is a big undertaking financially and emotionally. What can help make the process easier is being prepared. The first place to start is at your bank or credit union. Because there is a housing inventory s...

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Don’t be afraid of Paneling:)

If you are looking to create a positive impact on your home that's inexpensive and can be done in a relatively short amount of time, consider painting. Last weekend I decided to paint the paneling in my mother's kitchen and hallway after she ...

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Find a Realtor Who Cares

When potential clients interview me, they often ask "What makes you different? Why should I work with you?". The short answer is.....I care. Selling and buying property is challenging and each client has unique needs. I take the time to learn...

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Getting Ready for an Open House

An Open House usually goes on for 1 ½ - 3 hours.  This gives you little time to attract buyers and make them fall in love with YOUR home so you have to make the most of the opportunity.  Dirty, cluttered houses are not acceptable.  Buyers n...

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How Important Is It To Stage My Home?

According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors, 81% of buyers say it is easier to visualize property as a future home when it’s staged.  According to the same survey, the most important rooms to stage (in this order)...

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Do I Really Need a Realtor?

The average realtor commission is 5-6%.   When selling a house for $500,000 a 5% commission is $25,000.  For many home sellers this may be a lot of money and begs the question “Why do I need a Realtor?”  Let me tell you from personal an...

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