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2020 Trends: Home Improvement
Posted on 01/16/2020
2020 Trends: Home Improvement
Image by DarthZuzanka from Pixabay Those who have lived in the same home for an extended period of time may be thinking about renovating their house. This is a chance to update the space to fit more contemporary styles while also increasing the value of the home itself. With this goal in mind, here are a few home...
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Multigenerational Properties Are Seeing an Increased Demand
Posted on 01/09/2020
Multigenerational Properties Are Seeing an Increased Demand
Image by giselaatje from Pixabay Multigenerational properties have seen a demand spike recently, giving sellers a reason to sit up and take notice. As family dynamics shift and the economy rises and falls, property owners need to pay attention to who's buying what. We'll look at what constitutes a multigenerational property and which ones are seeing the most...
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How to Approach a Property Appraisal
Posted on 01/02/2020
How to Approach a Property Appraisal
If you want to maximize your home sale profits, it generally is a good idea to conduct a property appraisal before you list your residence. That way, you can receive a property valuation from an expert home appraiser. And with this property valuation in hand, you can set a competitive initial asking price for your residence. A home appraisal...
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Reasons Your Dream Home Has Multiple Offers
Posted on 12/26/2019
Reasons Your Dream Home Has Multiple Offers
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock Months of searching, attending open houses, and viewing available homes finally paid off. You’ve found the perfect property in the perfect neighborhood for the perfect price. You’re ready to make an offer. Then, it happens, you get the dreaded call from your agent telling you there are multiple offers on the property. How...
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What Is the Perfect Initial Home Asking Price?
Posted on 12/19/2019
What Is the Perfect Initial Home Asking Price?
As you get ready to add your house to the real estate market, you likely will consider high and low initial asking prices. However, it is important to remember that no two residences are exactly alike. And much in the same vein, the initial asking price for your home may vary from that of a similar residence based on...
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Tips for Winning A Bidding War
Posted on 12/12/2019
Tips for Winning A Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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A Guide to Buying, Renting, and Using a Pressure Washer for Your Home
Posted on 12/05/2019
A Guide to Buying, Renting, and Using a Pressure Washer for Your Home
Pressure washing your home can be an excellent way to increase curb appeal on a budget. A good pressure washer can be used to clean vinyl siding, windows, driveways, decks and sidewalks. You can buy, rent, or hire a pressure washer. And, there are a number of different types of machines available. So, in this post, I’m going to...
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Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
Posted on 11/28/2019
Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector
If you intend to buy a house, you may want to employ a home inspector. In fact, there are many reasons why a buyer may hire a house inspector, such as: 1. You want to identify any underlying home problems. Although you may have walked through a house a few times before you submitted an offer to purchase, a...
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Benefits of Having Moving Truck Insurance
Posted on 11/21/2019
Benefits of Having Moving Truck Insurance
If you are planning to move with truck rental, it is essential you get moving truck insurance. Therefore, you need to look at the company's insurance and protection policies.There are several advantages of having moving truck insurance, apart from the peace of mind it brings, it also protects you against any unforeseen happenings. What are the types of...
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