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Seller

Stage Your Home To Sell Fast

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Although it may not seem as romantic, shopping for a home is a lot like going on a first date arranged by a computer dating service. A buyer gets a sketchy description and some hard facts – age, condition, measurements, best qualities, plus a flatt…

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Seller

15 Mistakes That Cost Sellers Thousands

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MISTAKE #6: SIGNING A LISTING AGREEMENT WITH NO WAY OUT! Just about every agent has good intentions about helping you sell your home. But situations and circumstances change. The agent might have personal problems, or simply decide to retire or get o…

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Seller

Sell Your Home Yourself

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While these items may make your home sell faster, they typically do not add much to the potential asking price of the home. After all, a buyer will expect a home to have a roof that doesn't leak and a properly functioning heating/cooling unit! As a p…

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Seller

The Ultimate Guide To Selling A Home

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Aside from buying the home of their dreams, selling a property is one of the biggest tasks many people will undertake in their lifetimes. There are numerous intricacies that go into the process of not only putting a home on the market, but also effec…

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Seller

Prepare Your Home For Sale

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SUGGESTIONS FOR EACH ROOM - THE FOYER, FRONT HALL OR ENTRYWAY. The front door swings open. You want to ensure that the prospect's attention is immediately arrested by the entry's most outstanding features. Staircases are very often the most interesti…

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Seller

5 Errors To Avoid When Selling

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Falling into the “gotta get” pricing syndrome. “The market determines the price for which you're going to sell – not what you need to get out of a deal,” says Daryl Jesperson, a Senior Vice President with RE/MAX International realty chain, …

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Seller

10 Common Home Seller Mistakes

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Selling your home can be an exhausting experience. Last minute showings, inconvenient calls, price adjustments and the possibility of being stuck with two mortgages are real concerns. If you are not completely prepared you could end up losing thousan…

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Buyer

How To Save Thousands When Buying A Home

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PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE… WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW! Remember how we said the banks are in the risk-avoidance business? They require this PMI to protect themselves in case you default on your loan. For every $100,000 borrowed on the home loan, the ex…

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Buyer

My New Home Guide

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If you have kids, or hope to in the future, then the local public schools near your home will be important for you. How are the nearby schools rated? What's the dropout rate? How far will your kids have to travel to get to school? A good real estate …

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Buyer

7 Home Buying Myths Debunked

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It's common to think that the seller has left room on the table for future price negotiations after the property has been inspected. Therefore, as the myth would have it, a buyer should also leave room to negotiate after the property is inspected. Ev…

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Buyer

8 Secrets You Must Know Before You Buy A Home

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Interest rates bouncing up and down, inflation, companies are down-sizing, Uncle Sam keeps taking more of our hard-earned money, and so on. There's a legitimate hesitancy of homebuyers today, not only because of the fluctuating economic conditions, b…

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Buyer

The Ultimate Guide To Buying A Home

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THE AVERAGE HOME BUYER IN 2014 SEARCHED FOR LISTINGS FOR 10 WEEKS AND ULTIMATELY VISITED 10 LISTINGS Despite all of the technology available to buyers these days, their search for their dream home still takes time and careful research - regardless of…

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Financing

Building A Better Credit Report

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SAMPLE DISPUTE LETTER "Dear Sir or Madam: I am writing to dispute the following information in my file. The items I dispute also are circled on the attached copy of the report I received. This item (identify item(s) disputed by name of source, such a…

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Investment

So You Want To Invest In Real Estate

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Quite a range isn't it? For our purposes, we'll define real estate investing as the act of deriving a portion of your income from activity centering around real property. In other words, you the investor, will earn some money due to real estate. As y…

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Columbus Metro

The Best Christmas Lights in Columbus and Central Ohio

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Looking for a spot to take in the best Christmas light displays this Holiday season? If you're trying to impress the kids, or that special someone, we've got you covered. Here are the top Christmas Light displays in Columbus, & Central Ohio, updated …

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