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What Happens when you Make an Offer?

If you want to buy a new washing machine, you simply go into a retail store and pay the listed price. Pretty simple. However, it doesn’t work quite that way when it comes to real estate. Although a home will usually have a “listed price”, you must make an “offer” for ...

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Is Your Home in “Move-In” Condition?

When buyers view your home, they ask themselves whether they like it. Assuming that the answer is “yes”, they try to determine how much work would be required before they could move in. It’s not uncommon for a buyer to be interested in a property but be turned off by the ...

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How Much Can you Afford?

Why is it so important to know how much you can afford to spend on a home? Two reasons. First, you don’t want to buy a property and then find out, after you’ve moved in, that you can’t financially maintain it. That would mean having to resell it under stressful conditions. Second, you ...

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Consider the Possibilities

You’re shopping for a new home. You visit a property that looks great from the outside, but when you go inside to explore the rooms, you’re disappointed. The kitchen is cluttered and “feels” small. The living room seems too wide. The master bedroom doesn’t look comfortable at all. Should you strike ...

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Vacation? What does your home insurance policy say?

Many people don't realize when they are going on vacation, they are supposed to have some one check their house while they are away.   Depending on your policy how often they have to check your house will vary, some policies will say every other day, or every day. Research you ...

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De-icing your sidewalk and drive way, are you using the right product?

Do you know which produce to use on your sidewalk and driveway this time of year? There are two products that are commonly used. Rock Salt and Ice Melt.  There are some major differences between these products that you should be aware of. Rock Salt better at removing existing ice, is ...

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