10

May
2016
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Why sell new homes? Lower insurance premiums!

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Are your clients weighing new and resale homes in their search? Clue them in on this lesser-known benefit of buying new: newly built homes typically have lower insurance premiums than older homes.   Many factors are used to determine homeowners insurance rates, including the home’s location, risk factors (e.g., swimming pools and trampolines on the …

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01

Mar
2016
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How to talk to your clients about energy savings

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Do energy-efficient features actually sell homes? This is a question real estate agents often ask and the answer depends on the mindset of the buyer. There are green-minded clients who have energy savings at the top of the wish list, and for them, the question is an easy yes. However, even for buyers who are …

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Jan
2016
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Why sell new homes? Minimal maintenance!

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When your clients think about buying a brand-new home, advantages such as choosing their neighborhood, floor plan, homesite and options may spring to mind (it’s all about the personalization!). They may also relish the idea of being the very first occupant(s) in the fresh, clean space. But there’s another big benefit that many buyers may …

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