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Sell Your Home!

Why should you choose us to help you sell your home? We are passionate about helping you accomplish your goals! We have been able to help people sell their homes when other methods have failed. We will work relentlessly to market your home, and will get you the best possible price, in the shortest amount […]

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Tricks to Improve Your Credit Score

Bad credit happens. The question is: How do we fix it? There are a myriad of ads you see if you Google “Credit Repair,” all offering a quick fix to your credit issues if you would only pay them a low, low amount. However, there are no quick fixes, and there are no shortcuts. There […]

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First Time Home Buyers – Where to Start

Buying your first home is a major, life changing decision that will impact the immediate and long term future of yourself, your spouse, and your current or future family. When contemplating buying your first home, there are many factors to consider, and what seems to be an endless list of things that need done. So, […]

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To Buy, or Not to Buy? That is the Question!

“To buy or to rent?” Recent graduates, young couples, relocating professionals and others have all asked themselves this question at one point or another. While each option has its benefits, the decision to purchase an apartment, condominium or house as opposed to renting, is complex and based on a number of factors. According to a NAR, […]

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4 Key Steps to Buying a Home

1)     Find a Good Realtor A good Realtor buys and sells houses for people on a regular basis. They know the market, and will help you figure out what is most important in your search. They also will have a grasp of different financing programs, and will be able to guide you to the appropriate […]

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FSBO Facts ( For Sale By Owner )

85% of FSBO’s end up listing with a Realtor.   Of the 15% that “successfully” sell FSBO:   FSBO homes sell for 11% less then comparative properties listed with Realtors, on average.   Realtors commission is typically 6-7%. (Do the Math)   FSBO transactions take 7 months longer to close.   FSBO’s spent $2,500 more […]

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5 Inspection Issues Buyers Shouldn’t Ignore

Home buyers need to be extra vigilant about inspections in the early stages of a purchase because if problems are discovered too late in the process, it can “dash home owners’ dreams and budgets,” writes Yahoo! Finance in a recent article.   One home buyer in Long Island, N.Y., explains in the story that she […]

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Zestimate, Schmestimate!

What is Zestimate?   Zestimate is Zillow.com’s “proprietary” home valuation tool. It appears in your home’s page on Zillow.com, whether it is for sale or not.   How is my Zestimate Calculated?   Zestimate values are calculated from county tax documents, which are public record. Essentially they are your county’s tax assessment of your home. […]

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3 Reasons to Buy a Home Now!

1. Prices Will Continue to Rise The Home Price Expectation Survey polls a distinguished panel of over 100 economists, investment strategists, and housing market analysts. Their most recent report released last week projects appreciation in home values over the next five years to be between 12.3% (most pessimistic) and 32.8% (most optimistic). The bottom in […]

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For Sale by Owner

If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself! I believe that myself. Especially today. Google has made us all a lot smarter. With a few simple searches you can get information on any subject. There are how-to guides, DIY youtube videos. I’m a pretty smart guy. If I can find this […]

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