Real Estate

Aug. 20, 2022

Home Showings In The Rain

Everyone loves home showing days when the temps are just right, the sky is blue, and there's not a cloud in the sky, but what about all those other days when those conditions are not the case.  Let's take rain for example.  The day is overcast ...

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Posted in Buyers, Real Estate
Aug. 7, 2022

3 FAQs by Sellers Before Listing

When homeowners are considering selling their home, there are nearly an endless list of questions.  Questions that a real estate professional should be happy to and well-qualified to answer.  While there are so many and usually relate to specifics about the specific property and market, here are a ...

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July 31, 2022

In which months do most homes sell?

This is one question that all Realtors are asked regularly.  Keep in mind that this is not the same question as "Which time of year should I sell my home?".  That's an entirely different question.  Here' we're going to take a look at the Middle ...

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July 7, 2022

How to price a home and when to reduce

Home price adjustment

Pricing of a home or property involves a lot of variables.  There are the statistical aspects which are derived from data often pulled from the local MLS which includes key pieces of information like the quantity of properties sold, list price, selling price, days on market, and in-depth details ...

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July 3, 2022

Home closing & possession

Home closing timing

This should be prefaced by sharing that the closing process of a home purchase will vary by region and per transaction, so always refer to the purchase agreement for complete details.

It’s Thursday and a buyer is excited about signing their closing documents at 4:00pm today.  The seller ...

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April 13, 2016

Discover The Ultimate Storage Space

As part of the home searching and buying process, people tend to focus on the main living areas of the home - often, the kitchen, family room, and master suite.  Buyers also try to envision their furniture within each living space of the homes being considered, so the concentration of home ...

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April 5, 2016

Water Heater Tanks vs Tankless Systems

In a previous post, we covered a few basics about water heating tanks.  Let's talk a minute about the options for heating your water.  Currently in our area, there are two main devices:  the traditional tank and a tankless system.  Both can serve you well, but here are some ...

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Posted in Buyers, Real Estate
April 3, 2016

Garages Sizes & Characteristics

All of us have a different focus when home shopping.  Some buyers nearly ignore the garage area while others focus on it.  No matter which group you're in, there are a few things to check so that once you've purchased a home you don't discover that the ...

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Posted in Buyers, Real Estate
April 2, 2016

Water Heater Tank Basics

Most of us have grown up with a traditional water heating tank in our home.  It may have been installed in the garage, storage room, and maybe even in the attic in some regions.  Although we all have them, many people are unaware of how they work, so I want ...

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March 18, 2014

The Home That Got Away

Has continued shopping ever cost you "the one you love"?

As consumers, we all shop.  It may be for groceries, clothes, tools, cars, and yes, even homes.  We're usually on the quest to find "just the right one" and that one is different for each of us ...

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