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Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
Posted on 11/16/2019
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Are You Ready to List Your Home?
Posted on 11/09/2019
Are You Ready to List Your Home?
Adding your home to the real estate market may prove to be challenging, particularly for a property seller who fails to plan ahead. Lucky for you, we're here to eliminate the guesswork commonly associated with the home selling process. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you list your house and streamline the home selling journey....
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What Does It Take to Purchase a House?
Posted on 11/02/2019
What Does It Take to Purchase a House?
The process of finding and purchasing your dream house may prove to be difficult, regardless of whether you are an experienced or first-time homebuyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid hurdles as you navigate the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly discover a quality home at an...
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Favorite Holiday Dishes
Posted on 10/26/2019
Favorite Holiday Dishes
Photo by silviarita via Pixabay With the changing of the seasons comes the knowledge that the holidays are right around the corner. This means warm get-togethers with loved ones and holiday foods that will need to be prepared. Let’s take a look at 5 delicious dishes that you will want to make sure are a part of one...
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Filling The Cup . . . And Great Coffee Too
Posted on 10/21/2019
Filling The Cup . . . And Great Coffee Too
It's a crisp fall morning, and I'm starting the day preparing for my broker's license exam. As a realtor and seniors real estate specialist, I strive to be a lifelong learner. Serving older adults and their families with home transitions (i.e., planning, selling, buying) is my passion and an area of expertise. It's not easy leaving the family home...
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How to Protect Your Home From Cyber Attacks
Posted on 10/19/2019
How to Protect Your Home From Cyber Attacks
More than ever, hackers are exploiting security flaws to break into home networks, and the United States homes are the most hit. According to Hartford Steam Boiler, one in every ten homes has experienced a cyberattack. Victims of cyberattack have minimal knowledge of security hence the increase in these attacks. However, you do not have to be a...
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Reasons Your Home Isn't Selling
Posted on 10/16/2019
Reasons Your Home Isn't Selling
In a seller’s market, you shouldn’t have a home that’s simply sitting there. If a home isn’t selling and the market is hot, something must be wrong. There are many different reasons that your home isn’t selling. Below, you’ll discover some of those issues and what you can due to remedy the problems. You Need To Adjust Your...
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Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Posted on 10/16/2019
Beyond Scented Candles and Cookies — Home Staging Strategies That Work
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Is Fall The Best Time For You To Buy A Home?
Posted on 10/16/2019
Is Fall The Best Time For You To Buy A Home?
A home is one of the most important things for a lot of us, and everyone loves the fresh smell of a new home. People often wonder what the best season to buy a new home is. And even though a lot of people like to think of spring or summer as favorable seasons to purchase new property,...
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