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Tip #10 – Twelve Things You Should Know About Real Estate

#10 ᒪOᑕᗩTIOᑎ! ᒪOᑕᗩTIOᑎ! ᒪOᑕᗩTIOᑎ! You’ve heard this phrase time and time again, but many people do not do their research on location when purchasing a home. The same exact home can have two completely different values depending on where it sits. Homes are attached to the land so it is very important to do your […]

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Tip #9 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

#9 TIᗰE Iᔕ Oᖴ TᕼE EᔕᔕEᑎᑕE This is a good one to know whether you are a buyer or a seller. Basically, it means that once the contract is signed by all parties, the clock will start to tick on all the agreed to dates in the contract. If you fail to meet a date, […]

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Tip #8 Things You Should Know About Real Estate

#8 EᐯEᖇYTᕼIᑎG Iᔕ ᑎEGOTIᗩᗷᒪE When I hear a buyer or seller ask me things like, “Does the refrigerator stay with the house?”, I love to tell this story: I was working with a precious buyer and she didn’t want to take advantage of the seller and barely wanted to ask them for any repairs at […]

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Tip #7 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑕᕼEᗩᑭ ᖴI᙭Eᔕ Oᖇ ᑌᑭᗪᗩTEᔕ ᗯIᒪᒪ ᖇEᔕᑌᒪT Iᑎ ᑕᕼEᗩᑭ (ᒪOᗯ) OᖴᖴEᖇᔕ I showed a home the other day that was ‘flipped’ and boy I will tell you they ‘slipped’. It was as if a child had done the flipping. Cabinets were crooked, paint splashes all over, toe molding had gaps, just to name a few of […]

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Tip #6 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑎEᑌTᖇᗩᒪ ᑭᗩIᑎT ᗩᑎᗪ ᗪEᑕOᖇ ᗯIᒪᒪ ᗩᒪᗯᗩYᔕ ᗩᑭᑭEᗩᒪ TO TᕼE ᗰᗩᔕᔕEᔕ I love color. I do. But sometimes when you go into homes that are listed for sale, buyers will make comments like, “What were they thinking”. Not only will a fresh coat of paint make everything fresh and new, keeping the colors neutral will be […]

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Tip #5 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑭET OᗪOᖇ ᗩᑎᗪ ᑕᒪᑌTTEᖇ ᒪEᗩᐯE TᕼE ᒪOᑎGEᔕT ᒪᗩᔕTIᑎG IᗰᑭᖇEᔕᔕIOᑎᔕ Okay, so I showed 5 lovely homes to a sweet couple yesterday and two of the five fit this tip perfectly. One of the homes was so cluttered the buyers were making comments about all the ‘stuff’ instead of actually seeing the features and layout of […]

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Tip # 4 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑕᑌᖇᗷ ᗩᑭᑭEᗩᒪ Iᔕ TᕼE ᖴIᖇᔕT (ᗩᑎᗪ ᔕTᖇOᑎGEᔕT) IᗰᑭᖇEᔕᔕIOᑎ This is another great tip. curb ap·peal noun the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street. “landscaping, the front entrance, and the condition of the paint or siding are the biggest factors in curb appeal” Take a look at some […]

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Tip # 3 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑕᒪEᗩᑎᒪIᑎEᔕᔕ Iᔕ GOᗪᒪIᑎEᔕᔕ This goes without saying. It is important for sellers to keep their home as meticulous as possible to show at its best. When buyers enter homes that are extremely clean and clutter free, it provides that feeling that the seller has taken great care of their home and I believe it helps […]

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Tip # 2 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᑌᑭGᖇᗩᗪEᔕ ᗰᗩY ᑎOT IᑎᑕᖇEᗩᔕE TᕼE ᐯᗩᒪᑌE, ᗷᑌT IT ᗯIᒪᒪ IᑎᑕᖇEᗩᔕE TᕼE ᑕᕼᗩᑎᑕEᔕ Oᖴ IT GETTIᑎG ᔕOᒪᗪ I always recommend to my sellers BEFORE making any MAJOR changes to consult with a licensed appraiser to determine how the changes may affect the ‘appraised value’. Whether major or minor, any updates will certainly affect the aesthetic value […]

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Tip #1 – Things You Should Know About Real Estate

ᗩ ᕼOᗰE Iᔕ ᗯOᖇTᕼ ᗯᕼᗩT ᗩ ᗷᑌYEᖇ Iᔕ ᗯIᒪᒪIᑎG TO ᑭᗩY Many buyers and sellers ask that question, “What is <this> home worth?” The title of this tip is very right on the money, so to speak. Yes, it does have to have an appraisal if you are getting a loan, and if you are […]

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