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9 Things Real Estate Agents Wish You Knew About Selling Your Home

By Julie Ryan Evans | Sep 20, 2017 When it comes time to sell your house, having a great listing agent is one of the keys to making it happen. And yet, the agent can’t do it all—your help is needed. Help your agent help you! Ideally, … Continue reading

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5 Surprising (and Useful!) Ways to Save for a Down Payment

One of the biggest misconceptions of homebuying? The 20% down payment. Here’s how to buy with a lot less down. Buying your first home conjures up all kinds of warm and fuzzy emotions: pride, joy, contentment. But before you get … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Neighborhood

9 key questions to answer when you’re location shopping. Location is everything when you’re searching for a home. Finding your dream neighborhood may seem like the easiest part, but once you factor in budget, non-negotiable home features, and proximity to … Continue reading

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What Do Real Estate Pros Look for When It’s Their Turn to Buy?

What you really need to know about buying — from the people who house hunt for a living. Take the long view when you’re buying, says Chicago agent Pekarsky. He plans to start a family in a few years, so … Continue reading

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Do Your Buyers Think About Quality of Life?

October 2016 | By Melissa Dittmann Tracey They may judge homes based on superficial elements when they should be going deeper than that. One real estate agent encourages buyers to look at factors of a property that impact their mental, … Continue reading

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4 Common Home Buyer Oversights

Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, August 02, 2016 Buyers on the hunt for the perfect home often overlook common issues that could cost them thousands of dollars and give them buyer’s remorse later on. As their real estate professional, … Continue reading

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How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper House

By: G. M. Filisko When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix. Make sure you have the time, skills, and desire to embark on home improvement projects before … Continue reading

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From an Architect: 6 Affordable Ways to Make Your Listings More Attractive

Posted in Curb Appeal, Home Trends, Remodeling Adviser, Staging Tips, by Melissa Tracey on March 17, 2009 By David Applebaum In this market, selling a house can be more challenging than ever. As a real estate professional, I’m sure you … Continue reading

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10 Things to Take the Trauma Out of Home Buying

Find a real estate agent that’s simpatico. Home buying is not only a big financial commitment, but also an emotional one. It’s critical that the agent you choose is both skilled and a good fit with your personality Remember, there … Continue reading

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