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Earnest Money Deposits Show How Serious You Are

How Much Earnest Money Deposit And When? When real estate holdings transfer from a seller to a buyer, earnest money deposits get the ball rolling, they’re the good faith payment that says the purchaser means business. As a buyer, the usual practice is that you offer an earnest money deposit between $1,000 and two percent of the […]

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Why Don’t Realtors Do Appraisals Anymore?

The Competitive Market Analysis Why is it that the expression “appraisal” isn’t slung around by realtors the way that it used to be thirty years ago? Well, it turns out there’s a pretty solid reason. Appraisal has come to mean an official statement of price opinion. The alternative is the competitive market analysis given by […]

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Prepare To Sell By Lining Up Your Support Team

Line Them Up And Knock Them Down Ever heard the expression “Get your ducks in a line”? As corny as it sounds it is a great principle to follow when you are preparing to sell a property. Whether you are making a move because of work, moving up to house a growing family, downsizing because […]

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How Do You Know Your Money Is Safe When You Sell?

The Secret Strengths Of The Escrow System During the process of buying and selling residential real estate there will be some point at which the funds have to go from one party to the other, while the title to the property is transferred in the opposite direction. When you are not in a high trust […]

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The Internet Of Things And How It Can Help Sell Your Home

As a homeowner or a potential home buyer it’s important to be aware of the things that have an impact on what the term homeowner actually means. Over the years and even centuries owning a home has come to mean an increasing number of features can be expected in your possession and at your convenience. Indoor […]

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What To Look For In A Great Realtor

The Obvious Answers In Character You have decided to buy a home, possibly selling the one you already have, you have your finances in order, now what do you do? One of the biggest decisions in the process of moving is going to be choosing the real estate agent that you work with. This is […]

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The Open House Event As A Spectator Sport

Being Seen Creates Possibility Selling a home requires a bit of marketing and inspired action and that is what you get from the best realtors who specialize as sellers’ agents. One of the best things that a seller can do, and the most dramatic, is to stage the property creatively and then to promote it […]

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Your Realtor Advised A Different Price From What You Want

Getting The Price Right For Your Home You have been watching the home sale market for months and months. You see what other realtors are asking for homes similar to yours and you want to get the most for your own prized possession. If you work with one real estate professional it may be a shock […]

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Five More Surprising Homebuyer Turnoffs

So Here We Go Again The comprehensive list of why potential homebuyers walk away from viewings unimpressed and determined to buy elsewhere is long and complicated. When you are seeking to sell your home it is surprising how much influence you can have on the buying decision with relatively minor effort. So here are five […]

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A Sellers Guide To Comparable Sales

Squeezing Liquid Gold From Bricks And Mortar When you sell your home you tend to have your heart set on getting the highest possible value in return for your precious asset. As the occupant and owner there is an emotional bond that causes homeowners to have clouded vision when it is time to put a […]

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