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Home Prices Hit a Record High

Yes, prices are still rising everyone. I get asked all the time if prices are going down any time soon and well, they aren’t…yet. You can expect prices to increase even more this summer. We had nationally an all-time high in May! Why is this happening??? There aren’t enough houses for sale, and a shit …

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WHAT’S IN A HOME VALUE?

Majority of us are aware that location is key in Real Estate, along with crime stats, and neighborhood comps.  But what are some of the more invisible factors that influence sales prices? – The view angle from the backyard The maximum angle that opens up to scenery or nature from your backyard. This is measured …

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TIPS FOR MOVING OUT

Selling your home and moving to a new one has unique challenges. This collection of tips will help get you off on the right foot. Tips for Your Move Whether you have moved once or a dozen times, it never seems to get any easier. Here are some hints that we hope you will find …

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CLOSING PROCESS

The real estate closing is a meeting in which payment is transferred from buyer to seller. Find more information about closing a home sale here. Real Estate Closing Closing – or settlement or escrow – is essentially a meeting where the closing agent (the party who conducts settlement) takes in money from the buyers, pays …

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HOME INSPECTION TIPS

A home inspection is a thorough visual examination of the home and property. Many mortgage companies insist on a home inspection report before agreeing to a mortgage, so a pre-sale inspection enables you to address problems before you even put the house on the market. It also removes any questions about the condition of your …

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SELLER FINANCING

WHAT’S THAT??? If a seller helps to finance a real estate transaction, it is called seller financing. Usually, sellers do this when a buyer has difficulty qualifying for a conventional loan or meeting the purchase price. Seller financing differs from a traditional loan because the seller does not give the buyer cash to complete the …

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NEGOTIATING THE REAL ESTATE DEAL

Successful negotiating encompasses the acquired ability to use certain skills and techniques to bring about coveted win-win results. I can help you stay focused, objective, and not let your emotions rule. Start with a thoroughly researched, fair price. Respect the other side’s priorities. For example, a buyer with an urgent move-in date might be willing …

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