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Should You Craft a House Selling Checklist?
Posted on 01/19/2020
Should You Craft a House Selling Checklist?
A home selling checklist is a must-have, regardless of whether you intend to list a single-family residence or a mansion. If you craft a home selling checklist today, you can prepare for the property selling journey. And as a result, you could boost the likelihood of enjoying a fast, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at...
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Assessing Your Equity as a Home Seller
Posted on 01/12/2020
Assessing Your Equity as a Home Seller
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay The equity in your home plays a major role in how much profit you'll make off the sale, but it's not always simple to determine just how much of the home you own (even if you haven't refinanced). Here are a few tips to understand equity and how you can use it to...
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Tips for Designing an Outdoor Living Room
Posted on 01/05/2020
Tips for Designing an Outdoor Living Room
Image by Jesse Bridgewater from Pixabay An outdoor living room gives you a place to enjoy fresh air while spending time with family and friends, gathering around a fire or watching a movie. When you have this type of outdoor living space, you can make it as comfortable as possible with the right design. Use the following tips...
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When Should You Buy a Residence?
Posted on 12/29/2019
When Should You Buy a Residence?
The right time to purchase a home varies from person to person. Meanwhile, buying a house is one of the biggest decisions an individual may make in his or her lifetime. As such, it is important to weigh your options closely to determine if now if the right time to buy a house. There are several things you can...
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Are You Ready to Conduct a Home Appraisal?
Posted on 12/22/2019
Are You Ready to Conduct a Home Appraisal?
A home appraisal enables a seller to learn about the value of his or her house relative to the current housing market. As such, an appraisal represents an important opportunity, particularly for a seller who wants to maximize the profits from his or her home sale. Ultimately, it helps to plan ahead for a home appraisal. If you prepare...
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House Hunting Success Begins With a Priority List
Posted on 12/15/2019
House Hunting Success Begins With a Priority List
Shopping for a new house can seem like an overwhelming experience because there are so many factors to consider. The top priorities for the majority of house hunters include the quality of the school district, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and the overall condition of the house. Price is also a major consideration, as is square footage, commuting...
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Another Property Sold - 9 Fairlawn St, Grafton, MA 01536
Posted on 12/08/2019
Another Property Sold - 9 Fairlawn St, Grafton, MA 01536
Great commuter location in the desired town of North Grafton ! Mass Pike and Commuter Station close by . ( Good school system) ~This warm and bright home invites you in~ A newer granite and stainless steel kitchen with sparkling subway tile will be sure to attract your attention . This home has such a good flow to it. So much storage to mention everywhere.~ ~ A wonderful finished basement area sits waiting for an office space or playroom to be filled . ~Lovely screened in porch awaits you for relaxing and viewing a professionally landscaped yard with many perineal plants and greenery to enjoy with the seasons . Garage has a built in...
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Hiring a Home Inspector
Posted on 12/08/2019
Hiring a Home Inspector
A home inspection is a vital part of every real estate transaction. Its importance is usually solidified in a purchase contract in the form of a contingency clause. Whenever you buy or sell a home, the transaction is typically contingent upon a few things being fulfilled. Inspections help protect the buyer from purchasing a home that they believed didn’t...
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6 Major Selling Points for Your Home That You May Be Forgetting to Advertise
Posted on 12/01/2019
6 Major Selling Points for Your Home That You May Be Forgetting to Advertise
It’s a competitive selling market and we all know how difficult it can be to entice buyers with your home.There are a number of ways to highlight the best features of your house. From staging to great real estate photos, marketing your home is a key aspect to ensuring a sale. However, sometimes sellers miss out on opportunities to...
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Mortgage Options: Which One is Right for You?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Mortgage Options: Which One is Right for You?
When it comes to financing your home, you have a several mortgage options available. Each type of mortgage offers different advantages, so be sure to do research before applying. Below are some of the most popular types of mortgages borrowers may consider. Conventional Loans A conventional loan is a mortgage not insured by the federal government. In most...
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Home Buying Etiquette: How to Prepare for a Showing
Posted on 11/17/2019
Home Buying Etiquette: How to Prepare for a Showing
When you’re shopping for a home, it’s essential to find a balance between being respectful of the owner’s privacy and being open enough that you ask the right questions and find out what you need to know about the home.In today’s post, I’m going to cover all of the etiquette and best practices when it comes to viewing someone’s...
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FAQ: VA Loans
Posted on 11/10/2019
FAQ: VA Loans
We all know that buying a home is expensive. For first-time buyers who don’t have the luxury of equity for a down payment, it can be difficult to find a way to finance your home without taking on a huge interest rate and mortgage insurance.Fortunately, loan programs like those offered by the U.S. Veterans Affairs can be a godsend....
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