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How Much Can I Spend on A House?
Posted on 02/16/2020
How Much Can I Spend on A House?
Home prices may vary greatly throughout the country. But, buying a home is most likely the largest purchase you will make in your life. Deciding just how much to spend on your home isn’t just a matter of numbers--it also depends on your lifestyle and long-term goals. In today’s post, I’m going to give you a few ways you...
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Crucial Project Management Skills for a Successful Flip
Posted on 02/09/2020
Crucial Project Management Skills for a Successful Flip
Photo by TeroVesalainen via Pixabay Flipping a house successfully means keeping your ducks in a row during the rehab process--and that typically means communicating with several vendors to coordinate work, making sure everyone is on the same page, and dealing with delays when they (inevitably) occur. It's worth your while to build a project management strategy and skill...
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Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 02/02/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Counter an Offer to Purchase
You don't need to be a home selling expert to counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house. In fact, sellers who know what factors to consider as they evaluate a homebuying proposal may be better equipped than others to submit a successful counter-offer. Now, let's take a look at three factors a seller should consider before countering a...
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Multi-Generational Living: A Real Estate Trend Worth Examining
Posted on 01/26/2020
Multi-Generational Living: A Real Estate Trend Worth Examining
Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels Housing design has undergone significant changes in the past few decades, with open concepts and flexible living arrangements quickly taking over. Such designs reflect, in part, the increased prevalence of multi-generational families, in which family members of all ages live together. Why Today's Residents Love Multi-Generational Arrangements During the Great Recession, the...
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 Creating a House-Hunting Plan That Works
Posted on 01/19/2020
Creating a House-Hunting Plan That Works
There's nothing more satisfying than knowing exactly what you want and taking the necessary steps to get it! Whether you're searching for the right job, your soul mate, or the home of your dreams, being clear about the results you want can help pave the way for success. When it comes to house hunting, there are several ways to...
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Create a House Selling Budget
Posted on 01/12/2020
Create a House Selling Budget
A home selling budget can make a world of difference, particularly for individuals who want to avoid potential problems during the property selling journey. Yet crafting a home selling budget may be difficult. Thankfully, there are lots of things you can do to simplify the process of creating a home selling budget that matches your finances. Now, let's take...
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How Does a Balloon Mortgage Work?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Does a Balloon Mortgage Work?
Image by Jojje from Shutterstock Many people own homes through a mortgage agreement. Traditional mortgages are primarily fully amortized or gradually paid off with regular payments over the lifetime of the loan. Each payment contributes to both the principal and the interest. A balloon mortgage is a short-term home loan with fixed-rate monthly payments that only take care...
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Rejuvenate Your House's Interior
Posted on 12/29/2019
Rejuvenate Your House's Interior
If you want to sell your house as quickly as possible, it is important to ensure your residence boasts a dazzling interior. Because if buyers fall in love with your residence as soon as they step inside of it, you may be able to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look...
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3 Reasons to Pursue a California Luxury Home
Posted on 12/22/2019
3 Reasons to Pursue a California Luxury Home
The California luxury housing market is filled with many outstanding properties. As such, there may be no time like the present to conduct a search for a Golden State luxury house. Ultimately, there are many reasons to pursue a California luxury home, and these include: 1. You can discover a great home at a price that matches your budget....
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Are You an Ambitious House Seller?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Are You an Ambitious House Seller?
An ambitious home seller may be better equipped than his or her rivals to enjoy a seamless property selling experience. In fact, this individual likely will go the extra mile to ensure buyers can learn about his or her house and make an informed purchase decision. Believe it or not, becoming an ambitious home seller can be simple. Now,...
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How to Make the Best Impression on Home Buyers
Posted on 12/08/2019
How to Make the Best Impression on Home Buyers
Although all home buyers have different tastes, expectations, and preferences, there are several things you as a home seller can do to make your home more appealing. Three priorities worth keeping in mind are spaciousness (or, at least, the appearance of it), brightness, and cleanliness. Whether your home is a compact cottage or a large colonial, a feeling of...
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3 Signs You Likely Will Receive an Offer to Purchase Soon
Posted on 12/01/2019
3 Signs You Likely Will Receive an Offer to Purchase Soon
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to generate interest in your residence. That way, it won't take long to start receiving offers to purchase after you list your home. There are many signs that homebuyers may soon submit offers to purchase your residence, and these signs include: 1. Buyers are setting up home showings....
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