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3 Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 01/26/2020
3 Reasons to Counter an Offer to Purchase
After you receive an offer to purchase your residence, determining the best course of action often can be difficult. Because if you make the wrong decision, you risk missing out on an opportunity to sell your house and maximize its value. Ultimately, it may prove to be beneficial for a home seller to submit a counter-offer. There are many...
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Execute a Property Selling Plan
Posted on 01/19/2020
Execute a Property Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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3 Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
3 Reasons to Remove Clutter Before You List Your Home
Let's face it – clutter can be a problem, particularly for those who intend to sell a home in the foreseeable future. But if you allocate time and resources to remove clutter from your home now, you may reap the benefits of your efforts during the home selling cycle. Ultimately, there are many reasons for a home seller to...
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What to Do First: Buying or Selling?
Posted on 01/05/2020
What to Do First: Buying or Selling?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Live Close to Nature in Florida
Posted on 12/29/2019
Live Close to Nature in Florida
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay To live in Florida is to live closer to nature than you ever may have imagined. For life-long Florida residents, this is something that you grow accustomed to rather young, but for those who move into the state later in adulthood, learning to expect the sight of a lizard in the bathroom...
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Is Renting from a Property Owner or a Property Manager Preferable?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Is Renting from a Property Owner or a Property Manager Preferable?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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Keep Car Insurance in Mind
Posted on 12/15/2019
Keep Car Insurance in Mind
Image by Suphaksorn Thongwongboot from Shutterstock When relocating to a new home, you’ll need to plan to pack, hire movers, and to change your address with the post office but don’t forget to update your car insurance. If you’re moving to a new state or just to a new zip code, you will have to make some changes to...
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Sell Your Residence in a Hot Housing Market
Posted on 12/08/2019
Sell Your Residence in a Hot Housing Market
A hot housing market features residences that buyers want to purchase as quickly as possible. As a home seller, you should do everything possible to stir up interest in your residence, even in a hot housing market. Because if dozens of buyers compete for your house, you may be able generate significant profits from your home sale. Ultimately, there...
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Don’t Let Laundry Consume Your Life
Posted on 12/01/2019
Don’t Let Laundry Consume Your Life
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Leaving the laundry to build up all week means you might spend all Saturday washing, drying and folding. Organization experts offer these tips for keeping your dirty clothes under control throughout the week so that you can spend your weekends enjoying life. Get the Right Containers Invest in a pair of laundry...
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How Much to Save Before Buying a Home
Posted on 11/24/2019
How Much to Save Before Buying a Home
Buying a home is a big financial endeavor that takes planning and saving. Aside from a down payment, hopeful homeowners will also need to save for closing costs and moving expenses. When it comes to the down payment amount you’ll need to save, many of us have often heard 20%, the magic number. However, there are a number of...
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