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Staging Your Home on a Budget (Infographic)

Staging is not only for higher priced homes, it is important at all price points if your goals are to sell fast and for the most money possible. Staging your home doesn’t have to be expensive, many of the tips outlined here are designed for the DIYer, but can have a positive impact on the sale […]

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REALTOR® vs. For Sale by Owner [Infographic]

Thinking of selling your house on your own? It can be done, according to National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 8% of home sales in 2015 were sold by owners. However, there is a reason that most owners that decide to sell on their own, end up listing with an agent. The following infographic outlines 3 […]

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What is Escrow?

Simply put, escrow is a financial arrangement where a third party holds and regulates payment of the funds for the two parties involved in a given transaction. It helps make transactions more secure by keeping the payment in a secure escrow account. Funds are then released after all of the terms of an agreement are […]

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How Accurate is a Zestimate?

As most people interested in real estate already know, a “zestimate” is Zillow’s estimate of a home’s market value. While it can be a useful tool, it is too often treated as ‘the’ value of the home, rather than as an estimate. Zillow itself describes a Zestimate as “a starting point in determining a home’s value and […]

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Is your home priced to sell?

Is Your Home Priced to Sell?

Price is the number one factor most home buyers use to decide which houses to view during the buying process. Over pricing your home is one of most common and most damaging mistakes many sellers make. As a homeowner and seller, you may have emotional attachments to your home. You know the time, money, and […]

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