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DIY vs. Professional Renovation: What To Tackle Yourself And What To Leave To The Pros

June 23, 2020

It’s the question every handy homeowner getting ready to embark on a renovation asks themselves: How much can I actually do myself? If you’re willing to get your hands dirty, it may be more than you think. Curbed spoke with experts including DIY home renovators, contractors, and architects to determine the realistic DIY projects in […]


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Existing-Home Sales Down 9.7 Percent in May, But NAR Expects a Strong Rebound in the Months to Come

June 23, 2020

Existing-home sales are down 9.7 percent from April to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.91 million, according to the latest data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The dip marks three consecutive months of declines in sales as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and a 26.6 percent drop from May 2019. All four […]


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What Is Flag Day?

June 14, 2020

Discover the history of the annual holiday and check out 13 surprising facts about the American flag and how to properly display it. When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists weren’t fighting united under a single flag. Instead, most regiments participating in the war for independence against the British fought under their […]


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Hurricane Preparedness – Information You Need To Stay Afloat

June 11, 2020

Hurricane Preparedness Hurricane Season is June 1 – November 30. While we all like to think that we are ready for any kind of tropical storm, the fact is that we could all be a little more prepared. To help you and your clients ensure you are ready this Hurricane Season, we have compiled a […]


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Selling a Home in a Buyers Market

June 6, 2020

Why do buyers markets benefit buyers? In a buyers market, there are more homes for sale than there are buyers shopping for homes. This gives buyers the negotiating power, because many listings are competing with each other to get the attention of relatively few buyers. A buyers market is often prompted by low interest rates. […]


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What Makes a Good Real Estate Agent for Home Sellers

June 6, 2020

Every listing agent has a similar goal — sell your house for the most money in the least amount of time. But there’s much more to it than that, and many things set a good or great agent apart from an average one. Sellers evaluate real estate agents based on the services they offer, their […]


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How to Sell a House As-Is When It Needs Repairs

June 6, 2020

What do you do when you need to sell your home fast, but extensive repairs are out of the question, either because they’re too costly or too time consuming? Busy home sellers have a few options in this scenario, including selling as-is, completing just minor repairs, and focusing on only the big-ticket items most buyers […]


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Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

June 6, 2020

As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, supply and demand will give us the clearest idea of what’s to come. Making our way through the month of […]


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How to Sell Your House For Sale By Owner

June 6, 2020

Selling your house for sale by owner (FSBO) to avoid paying a listing agent’s 3 percent commission can be financially appealing, but the process isn’t as easy as you might think. If you want to try selling your own house, preparing yourself for the stressful and turbulent road ahead is a must. According to the […]


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Tips to Sell Your Home in the Fall

June 6, 2020

To clarify the part of the year we’re talking about, fall includes dates between September 1 and November 30. In most of the country, this time of year is marked by cooler weather, shorter days, and falling leaves — think picking apples, carving pumpkins, and enjoying turkey dinners. Holidays that fall within this period include […]


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