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Finding the house of your dreams might seem pretty easy.You know what you want and like. You feel like you will know the perfect house when you see it. The minute you find “the one”, it
Have you ever walked into an open house, or called a real estate agent about a listing, and within minutes, they’re asking you if you are “pre-approved” for a mortgage?If you haven
In the world of home repair and remodeling people do the best that they can. They pour what money they have available to add value and character to their beloved estates. Then there are these folks
Via BigstockLet’s face it, everyone either knows a real estate agent, or is connected to one through six (probably less) degrees of separation. Between friends and relatives, and the
Before you list your home, you want to feel confident in the market and the opportunity to sell your property at a competitive price. And in Q2 2019, it looks like that confidence is on the rise
Once again, some faithful agents have contributed photos in from around the world, giving us all look into the bizarre things one can find within homes of random strangers. So whether you’re
Deciding whether you’re ready to purchase your first home is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in life. Buying is a huge (not to mention expensive) commitment and isn’t a
Once homeowners have arrived at the decision to sell their property, most want the transaction completed as quickly as possible. Sure, you can hire the best agent in town, price your home just,
Some real estate agents have all of the luck. Gorgeous homes, well done photos, and easy selling points make selling so much easier. Then there are agents like these who have to manage what they.
When potential buyers hit the market, they typically have a list of things they want and need in their new home. As a seller, if you can anticipate those wants and needs, it puts you in a better
Let’s be clear on one thing: by nature, real estate agents are not fragile beings. We've heard it all. And for the most part, we have a great sense of humor about things. In other words, you
Everybody knows the statistics. Most, but not all, people want to live in single family homes. Condos and townhouses are for "the newlywed and nearly dead." But if all other things are equal, such
According to new research from lender Freddie Mac, every generation—from millennials to Gen Xers to Baby Boomers—are continuing to rent because they think it's saving them money.
The United States has been dealing with record-low inventory for years, driving up competition and home prices. But it looks like that trend is finally starting to shift, which means good news for
It’s probably just making small talk, but there are certain questions people seem to always ask real estate agents at holiday gatherings, cocktail parties, weddings, and even funerals.So,
When you have your home up for sale, you may be told that you shouldn't be around during the showing.In some cases, your listing agent may not even be there for every showing. It might just be the
Buying your first home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. But it can also be one of the scariest.Buying real estate is a complicated process. And if you've never purchased a
So your home's on the market — are you jazzed about getting it sold? Good. But there are a few things you need to know. More specifically, ten things. They’re called “The Ten
When a seller prepares to put their home on the market, they have one of two choices: working with a real estate professional to sell their home, or attempting to sell it on their own (aka "FSBO" -
From leaving the house for showings and open houses to having to keep the place spotless at all times, having a home on the market can be a nerve-wracking endeavor. Once you’ve made the
One of the main reasons people aren’t buying homes is they think they can’t afford it—especially the down payment. But, as it turns out, there are plenty of buyers out there who
Most people assume that when it comes to affordability, renting is the way to go. According to a recent report, the perceived affordability is what's keeping a solid chunk of people in the rental
Buying or selling a home can be a complicated and stressful experience. There can be a lot of moving parts involved that may come as a surprise to people who have never been through the process
When you're getting ready to list your home, you want to make sure any changes or renovations are going to give you a return on your investment by making your home more appealing to potential.
True or false…When you’re selling a house, you should bake cookies before a showing or an open house.I guess you could say the answer is a hard and fast “true”,