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'Dear Seller' Letters Offer Unique Negotiation Strategy

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Listing My Home


You're probably familiar with letters to Santa. You've most likely heard of letters to the editor.

But have you heard of a homebuyer letter? In some areas, buyers are including these communications when they submit offers to purchase a home. If the trend grows, these messages could become common documents among real estate paperwork. Here's the scoo...

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Home Seller's Guide: Top Do's & Don'ts for a Quick Sale

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 in Listing My Home


You want to sell your home quickly and for the best possible price, right? What's the secret to achieving this goal? There are several. Use these do's and don'ts to guide your home sale process.

What to Do

Get out of Dodge: When potential buyers view your home, they want to see your property, not you. Always leave the premises. The buyers will feel...

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Moving? Avoid these Major Mistakes

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Moving Tips



You might say that moving involves a lot of … moving parts. It can be difficult to coordinate all the aspects of pulling up stakes and putting down roots in a new place. Considering these challenges, it’s no surprise mistakes are made. From minor inconveniences to major disasters, moving blunders make the entire process even harder. Here are some o...

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Why is "For Sale By Owner" Such a Bad Idea?

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Thinking of Selling?


When it’s time to sell your home, you may wonder which route to take: partner with a real estate agent or go it alone with FSBO. Which will deliver better results? Here are three reasons you should avoid the FSBO path.

The paperwork is daunting: Buyer offers. Real estate contracts. Lender forms. Inspection reports. Closing documents. Not every homeo...

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What is earnest money?

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Ask The Agent


When sellers receive an offer on their home, they want to know the buyer is serious. To demonstrate the genuineness of their offer, buyers provide earnest money.

This check (or cash) typically equals one or two percent of the purchase price. It is given to the sellers with the offer. If the offer is accepted, this "deposit" helps reserve the home f...

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Negotiation: There’s More to it Than You Think!

Posted on Jan 15, 2019 in Negotiating Offers


When you think of real estate negotiations, what comes to mind? For most buyers and sellers, price tops the list. While this is certainly an important part of any real estate deal, did you know there are at least six others areas of potential negotiation? 

Closing costs: In addition to the price of the home, buyers must pay closing costs that cover l...

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