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3 Remodeling Mistakes That Hurt Resale Values

Daily Real Estate News | Monday, August 28, 2017 “Projects that take a home significantly beyond community norms are often not worth the cost when the owner sells the home,” says Scott Robinson, president of the Appraisal Institute. “If the … Continue reading

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You Could Be Wrecking Your Home & Not Know It

First-time homeowners often make these 9 common — and avoidable — mistakes. Don’t be one of them. You haven’t felt like this since you were a teenager. You have a crush on your new house. (You’re officially a home buyer … Continue reading

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4 Curb Appeal Projects to Max Out Your Home’s Value

The yard of your dreams just might be more achievable than you thought. You’ve been spending so much time on projects inside your home (like that new shower you have to drag yourself out of), that your front yard is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Make Listing Photos Pop

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 14, 2017 Photos of your listing are crucial when selling a home and presenting it online to potential suitors. The New York Times recently featured several suggestions from professional stagers and interior photographers … Continue reading

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Are You a Cheap vs. Frugal Homeowner? How to Tell the Difference

Sometimes trying to save will actually cost you more. Here’s when that happens. You’ve got all the loyalty apps (free burrito after you buy 10!), you shopped around for the lowest rate on your mortgage, and you never go 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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7 Tips for a Perfect Holiday Home for Not-So-Perfect People

Here’s how to cope with your never-ending to-do list. Whoa, December. You have 27 holiday parties to attend, a nine-hour baking marathon, and oh yeah, the kids are out of school and underfoot. Spending time on your house is just … Continue reading

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Holiday Décor Tips and Tricks for Sellers

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, December 08, 2016 Some home sellers use the holidays to showcase the warmth and character of their home to potential buyers. But they need to be careful not to cover up their home’s finest … 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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