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Selling a Home

How Selling a Home Works

March 10, 2017
The Allman

Transitioning from first-time buyer to first-time seller? Check out the following roadmap for an overview of the process and tips to help you successfully sell your home! Make home improvements You don’t want to sink unnecessary money into your current home (better to save it for the next one!), but there are a few prudent touch-ups that could possibly help to decrease your home’s time on the market and even net you a better asking price! For specific suggestions, check out What to Update When…

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Selling a Home

Choosing an Agent to Sell Your Home: 4 Tips

January 23, 2017
family and realtor®

You’re ready to buy your dream home. But first, you have to part with your current home. Of course, you can choose to sell your home on your own. However, there are many advantages to enlisting the aid of a skilled real estate agent. How can you find the right listing agent for you? Following are four tips for choosing an agent to sell your home: Ask around. Want to find an agent who understands your home, neighborhood and expectations? Ask the people who understand…

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Selling a Home

5 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Home

September 21, 2015
selling your home & moving

Are you preparing your home for sale? Is it currently on the market? Here are five things you may want to do before the offers start rolling in. Get your finances in order. It’s a good idea to figure out your finances before you even list your home for sale. This includes getting an accurate estimate of your home’s current value (knowing how much profit you may make, if any, can help you determine your budget for your next home). Other important steps to help…

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Packing & Moving

Moving Made Easy – Relocation Tips and Tricks

October 8, 2013

Moving to a new home is an exciting process, but it can also be confusing and chaotic. To save you time and stress, we’ve compiled a number of moving tips and online resources to help you stay on track for a successful moving day. The home search. The first step in the moving process is deciding exactly where you’ll be moving to. You may want to start by perusing local listings and the websites of homebuilders in your desired area. These will give you an…

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Buying a Home

Tips on How to Buy a Second Home

August 13, 2013

There are a number of reasons for wanting to purchase a second home: to have a vacation getaway, as an investment, or even for a place to eventually retire. No matter the motivation, recent years have seen more people buying second homes. In fact, according to Yahoo! Finance, sales of secondary properties have jumped 7% since 2011, with more than 500,000 second home sales per year. So, is buying a second home right for you? Consider these tips as you navigate the second-homebuying process. Determine…

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