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New Program Allows Short Sale Sellers to Stay Home
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How You Can Short Sell and Never Leave Your Home If you’ve been contemplating short selling your home, there are likely several pressing questions weighing on your mind: Where will we go? What will happen to our credit? What fees will we incur? How long will it take? It can be overwhelming just anticipating what…

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Getting a Quality Home Inspection
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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? Part Four: Getting a Quality Inspection In recent weeks, we’ve been discussing the merits of home inspections – for buyers and sellers, on homes both new and old. But how can you ensure that you are getting a quality home inspection? The value of your home inspection will…

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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection for a New Home?
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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? Part Three: New Homes Our previous two blog posts have discussed the value of home inspections for both homebuyers and sellers. Many homebuyers, though, question whether or not a home inspection is really necessary if they are purchasing a new home. There are a couple of reasons why…

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Why Should Sellers Get a Home Inspection?
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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? Part Two: Home Sellers Last week on the blog, we talked about the invaluable benefits of home inspections for prospective homebuyers. Since a home inspection is a buyer-driven need, responsibility falls on potential buyers to arrange for a home inspection during a real estate transaction. Some may be…

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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection – Part One
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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? Part One: Homebuyers The process of purchasing a home can be stressful, especially for first-time homebuyers. There are so many different recommendations on a myriad of subjects that you will receive from friends and family, from your real estate agent, and from others, that you can end up…

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Blog Post: How to Be a Likeable Real Estate Agent
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How to Be a Likeable Real Estate Agent   I recently had an interaction with a salesperson that literally left my mouth hanging open in disbelief. I couldn’t imagine how this person could think his method of communication was actually going to win him a sale. But the sad fact of the matter is that…

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Blog Post: How to Get Your Offer Accepted
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How to Get Your Offer Accepted It’s no secret that inventory of new and resale homes in most U.S. markets are low right now. If you are currently shopping for a home, you already know how challenging it can be to both find a home that suits your needs/preferences and even more challenging to get…

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Blog Post: Protecting Yourself from Real Estate Scams
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Protecting Yourself from Real Estate Scams In recent years, stories about real estate scams have become all too common. Many people have made the mistake of putting their trust in a so-called expert who turns out to have only their own best interests at heart. The financial and emotional repercussions of falling victim to these…

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Blog Post: Making Your Home More Appealing to Buyers
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How can you ensure that potential buyers will see your house as their potential home?

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Blog Post: Making Your New House a Home
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So you’ve recently purchased a home, now what?

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Blog Post: Talk to Me – 4 Tips for Better Communication
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How can we improve our ability to connect with our clients, colleagues and others?

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Blog Post: Appealing to the New Generation of First Time Home Buyers
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How can NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers help you to reach out to first time homebuyers in your market?

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