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3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
Posted on 02/16/2020
3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Host a Yard Sale Before You List Your Residence
Posted on 02/16/2020
Host a Yard Sale Before You List Your Residence
If you intend to sell your home, you may want to host a yard sale. Thanks to a yard sale, you can eliminate clutter from your residence. Furthermore, a yard sale enables you to connect with your local community and inform community members about your plans to list your house. Ultimately, there are many ways to ensure a yard...
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Host a Cost-Effective Housewarming Party
Posted on 02/09/2020
Host a Cost-Effective Housewarming Party
Image by Craig Adderley from Pexels What better way to unwind after all the stress of moving and settling into a new house than to have a housewarming party? It doesn’t matter if it’s going to be a large shindig or small party, a fancy dinner or a casual barbecue. Whatever the plan, a housewarming party is a...
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Tips for Maintaining Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 02/09/2020
Tips for Maintaining Your Focus During the Homebuying Journey
A homebuyer must stay focused throughout the property buying journey. Otherwise, a buyer risks missing out on an opportunity to acquire the right house at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay on course during the homebuying journey. 1. Craft a Homebuying Strategy Creating a homebuying strategy enables you to outline...
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Locate Your Dream House
Posted on 02/02/2020
Locate Your Dream House
If you want to quickly find and acquire your dream house, it generally is beneficial to narrow your property search. Because if you focus on available homes in a select group of cities and towns, you may be able to speed up the process of buying your ideal residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Analyze the Real Estate Market Before Your List Your Residence
Posted on 02/02/2020
Analyze the Real Estate Market Before Your List Your Residence
The real estate market can be tough to navigate, especially if you want to obtain the best price for your house. Fortunately, we're here to help you analyze the housing sector and make informed decisions as you sell your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you review the real estate market before you list...
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52 Wolfpit Avenue #2B, Norwalk, CT 06851 now has a new price of $155,000!
Posted on 01/27/2020
52 Wolfpit Avenue #2B, Norwalk, CT 06851 now has a new price of $155,000!
Check out this great, affordable 1 bedroom, 1 full bath Condominium. Why Rent When You Can Own and get Heat and Hot Water Included in the low Common Charges. Ideally located close to Route1 and all the amenities this offers, also convenient for commuting via I95 or...
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Strange Real Estate Laws
Posted on 01/26/2020
Strange Real Estate Laws
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Only Two Toilet Per Building Many homes have two and a half or more bathrooms. If you want to move to Waldron Island in Washington, you’ll have to give up the idea of having a bathroom for every bedroom or even having that extra half bath. Waldron Island is very small and...
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The Costs and Types of Title Insurance
Posted on 01/26/2020
The Costs and Types of Title Insurance
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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Improving Your Home’s Efficiency
Posted on 01/19/2020
Improving Your Home’s Efficiency
Photo by SpeedKingz via Shutterstock Living green is the goal of many young homebuyers. Once in their new home, they want to take steps toward improving their home’s efficiency. The first step to improving your home’s energy efficiency is to choose the right house. Solar panels and LED light fixtures aside, the most efficient form of housing is...
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Financing Your Home Loan through a Credit Union
Posted on 01/19/2020
Financing Your Home Loan through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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ABS & CDO - The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing
Posted on 01/12/2020
ABS & CDO - The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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