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Why Do You Need to Avoid Overpricing Your Home?

Why Do You Need to Avoid Overpricing Your Home? One of the biggest mistakes home sellers make is what I like to call the overpricing issue. While it’s tempting to put a high price on your home and either negotiate down with a buyer or test the market, you really want to ...

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Should You Accept A “Conditional” Offer?

There’s no doubt about it. The best kind of offer is a “firm” offer. The buyer offers you a certain price for your property and, should you accept it, the deal is done. Congratulations. You’ve just sold your house! But more often than not, an offer is “conditional”. That means the ...

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Surviving A Bidding War

You’re about to make an offer on a home. Then, to your despair, you find out that three other offers have also come in for the same property. Be careful. It’s all too easy to get swept up in the excitement and, like a hand raised one too many times at ...

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Why Should You Get a Home Inspection?

Why Should You Get a Home Inspection? I find most folks are willing to take a used car to a mechanic to look it over before they purchase the car. They probably spend about $150 to do this, and the car may cost between $5,000 and $10,000. So, why wouldn't you ...

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Getting Schooled On Local Schools

If you have kids, the local school will be a big part of your new home buying decision. That’s why it’s important to get a school’s “vital statistics”, such as: Safety record Curriculum Accommodation for special needs Awards Average class sizes Extracurricular activities. (sports, arts, crafts, technology, etc.) Scores on standardized achievement tests Daily schedules and vacations Even such ...

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What Colour Should I Pick?

Homes with this color bathroom sell for $5,400 more: Zillow Study shows blues and grays are the way to go for interiors and doors, 'greige' for exteriors BYMARIAN MCPHERSON Staff Writer LEARN MORE A $50 gallon of blue paint can result in a huge return on investment for homeowners, according to Zillow‘s 2017 Paint ...

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