Happy New Year! Happy Spring?

Happy New Year! Happy Spring?

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I have observed an interesting phenomenon in real estate each New Year. In any given January, there are buyers who have resolved to purchase a home that year. And there are sellers who know they want or need to sell that year. These two groups of people behave very...

Help Keep Agents Safe

Help Keep Agents Safe

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Should real estate consumers also bear some responsibility when it comes to the safety of agents? I believe they do. And I’d like to take this opportunity to offer some suggestions for anyone, male or female, who might ever consider buying or selling a home.

Dealing with Financing

Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale”...

Preparing to Sell

Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and...

Relocating to the Big City

Relocating to the Big City

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Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible.Research before you move. It’s important to understand the culture you’re joining. Do research online and find...

5 Tips for Buying a Home

5 Tips for Buying a Home

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you...