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How to Find the Right Realtor

For every journey, there is a guide. To navigate his magical powers, Harry Potter had Dumbledore. To channel the Force and save the galaxy, Luke had Yoda. And to navigate the constantly shifting real estate market, you have a Realtor. … Continue reading

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To Zillow or Not to Zillow?

When looking for available homes in your area, the first website to appear on your browser will likely be Zillow. You may peruse the user-friendly site, find a home you love, and contact the listing agent only to find that … Continue reading

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The History of the NAR

The National Association of REALTORS® was founded as the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges on May 12, 1908 in Chicago. With 120 founding members, 19 Boards, and one state association, the National Association of Real Estate Exchanges’ objective was … Continue reading

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Curb Appeal Choices w/ Staying Power

Improving your home’s curb appeal brings immediate satisfaction. Plus, the financial benefits can be fabulous, too. Good curb appeal increases your home’s value, making your property easier to sell — and easier to love. The challenge? Spending too much limits your ROI (return on … Continue reading

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What is the Fair Housing Act?

We’ve all heard about the Fair Housing Act or the Fair Housing Administration, but not everyone knows what exactly they are for or when they came about. In 1948, the Supreme Court heard the case Shelley v. Kramer and ruled … Continue reading

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First-Time Home Buyer Tips

Buying your first home is a really big deal. How do you know which loan is right for you? How do you swing the down payment? How do you ensure your offer isn’t too low or too high? What don’t … Continue reading

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How to Keep Bugs Out of Your Home & Yard

A lush spot for outdoor entertaining? Great. Perfect. A constant swarm of insects that invade your patio and home? No, thank you. Here’s 7 ways to keep bugs away from your patio and yard, and from getting inside your house. … Continue reading

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A Pandemic Makeover

Interior designer Esther Dormer(link is external) sought to give an old space a new life. She bought a dilapidated unit in an abandoned, 80-year-old building in Pittsburgh in March 2020, recognizing the potential in its stunning cityscape views and desirable … Continue reading

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Solar Energy for a Home

9 Steps to Help Decide on Solar Energy for a Home Provide value-add for your green-minded clients and walk them through what they need to consider before installing solar panels. February 5, 2021 by Brandon Doyle, Vincent Ferro 3 Takeaways A homeowner should … Continue reading

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