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Responding to Feedback When Selling a Home

April 9, 2019
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Selling a home can be an emotional process. You’ve invested money and memories in your property, and you want the payoff to be worth it. But, selling a home is also a transaction—probably one of the biggest you’ll make—and it’s important to set some of those feelings aside and stay focused on your financial goals and your moving timeframe. So…how do you do that? Start with your real estate agent. A real estate agent will help you price your house based on comparable property sales—taking…

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Checklist: Knowing When it’s Time to Sell

March 19, 2019
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There are many factors involved with selling a home, and knowing when to sell is chief among them. With the aim of simplifying your decision, we’ve created the following checklist, outlining various motivators people have to sell their home. If you can check off any of the boxes below, you might be ready to put your home on the market and find something more suitable to your wish list and lifestyle needs! You need or want more space Maybe you’ve got a new bundle of…

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Help! I Bought a New Home But Still Haven’t Sold My Old Home

September 21, 2018
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Congratulations! You’re under contract for a new home. There’s just one problem: your current home hasn’t sold—and closing day is coming up fast. What to do? Here are a few options to consider when you’ve purchased a home but still haven’t sold your old home.   Take out a bridge loan (or swing loan) Ask your mortgage lender about whether your old home has enough equity to qualify for a bridge loan, short-term financing intended to help you bridge the gap from one house to…

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Kick up the Curb Appeal: 5 Ways to Give Your Home a Great First Impression

March 29, 2018
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Whether you’re meeting your future in-laws or going in for a job interview, first impressions can make all the difference. The same is true for your home—especially when it’s on the market. Even if your house isn’t up for sale, making a few small changes can give your exterior a fresh look and give your guests a warm welcome that reflects your style. 1. Try a new color scheme. New paint can go a long way to creating a clean and sophisticated look. Be sure…

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Next-Level Strategies for Selling a House

March 20, 2018
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In a bustling real estate market, it pays to find ways to stand out from the crowd. If your budget allows you to get creative, consider these next-level strategies for selling a house that others have tried—and which might attract the right buyer for you! Host an open house that raises the roof. Rather than compete with every other listing’s traditional weekend open house, add a little extra flair to catch people’s attention and ensure that attending is worth their while. Here are some ideas…

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