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Not all Realtors® are Created Equal

Not all Realtors® are Created Equal

The agent you hire should assist you in preparing your home for sale, guide you in establishing the correct list price and prepare a customized marketing plan.  Not all Realtors® are created equal. Your Realtor® must be a strong negotiator....

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Why Some Homes List at the Wrong Price

Why Some Homes List at the Wrong Price

  Surprisingly pricing your home is one of one of my most difficult tasks.  Proper pricing is more art than science; it requires that I take into account current market conditions.  In both an escalating and declining market recent sales ar...

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How To Avoid Picking The Wrong Realtor

How To Avoid Picking The Wrong Realtor

National Real Estate surveys continually indicate that the number one complaint from consumers against Realtors® is their lack of communication skills. There are certainly plenty of other traits you want in your real estate agent. So how do ...

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Will An Open House Sell Your Home?

Will An Open House Sell Your Home?

Prior to the internet, open houses rarely sold homes, but all of that has changed.  Buyers are constantly searching popular real estate web sites such as www.Realtor.com and often learn of new listings and price reductions sooner than their ...

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You’ve Decided to Sell Your Home, Now What?

You’ve Decided to Sell Your Home, Now What?

Preparing your home to sell can take as little or as much effort as your want.  Each home seller is unique and not everyone wants to spend the time and effort in preparing their home for sale – and that’s okay.  For sellers that do, know...

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Motivated Home Buyers Are A Year Round Occurrence

Motivated Home Buyers Are A Year Round Occurrence

Often homeowners are reluctant to list their home during late summer, fall and winter.  Although, spring is the time when buyers come out in droves, so do new listings.  Homeowners who list their home off-season will discover they may do be...

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How accurate are online real estate evaluations?

How accurate are online real estate evaluations?  Typically I find that they are within 20% of a homes actual value.  When you want to know how much your home is really worth, you should consult with a real estate agent.  Last week I closed ...

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How The Typical Realtor Is Paid

How The Typical Realtor Is Paid

A Realtor is paid by the seller. Unless the buyer has a special arrangement with their real estate agent the buyer does not pay any Realtor fees.   There are several real estate outfits that rebate a portion of their commission to the buyer....

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