Selling Your Home

Dec. 27, 2019

Understanding Escrow

In Escrow

In escrow is a temporary condition of an item, such as money or property, that has been transferred to a third party usually on behalf of a buyer and seller. In escrow is a type of legal holding account for items, which can't be released until predetermined ...

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Nov. 27, 2019

Tips for selling in the winter

Selling This Winter? Here are Some Great Tips to Make Your Home More Appealing to Potential Buyers.

Clear a Path

Continually shovel a path through any snow, even if flakes are still falling. Footprints on freshly fallen snow will turn to ice if the temperature is low enough, so scrape ...

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Nov. 22, 2019

Advantages of Selling in the Winter

 

Although the weather is getting cooler, it doesn’t mean people will stop house hunting. Spring and autumn have been labelled the busiest time for buying and selling with large sales numbers, however, there are plenty of advantages when listing your property in the Winter.

1. LESS COMPETITION

In the ...

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Oct. 30, 2019

How To Move When You Have Too Much Stuff

Are you planning on moving in the next 6-8 months? Don’t let your belongings take ownership of you. As consumers, we tend to accumulate a lot of “stuff” over the years. After spending 5, 10, or 20-plus years in one home, this can amount to more than some of us ...

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Oct. 18, 2019

Decorating For Halloween if You're Selling

How to Decorate Your House for Halloween if You’re Selling

Autumn means crunchy leaves, ghosts, gourds and pumpkin spice everything. And, for many, it’ also time to dig out the Halloween decorations to get the house looking its creepiest. Fun and festive, sure. But probably not ideal if your home ...

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Oct. 4, 2019

Top Four Benefits of a Sellers Home Inspection

Although a home inspection is more common on the side of the buyers, it is also something that sellers can do. Here are some of the reasons why a home inspection can give you an advantage in a very competitive market:

1. Increase the confidence of prospective buyers.

Touring your ...

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Sept. 11, 2019

The #2 Leading Cause of Cancer Could Be In Your Home.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Surgeon General’s Office have estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused each year by radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United States over $2 billion dollars ...

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Sept. 6, 2019

How to Sell Your House Faster by Improving Its Curb Appeal

A large percentage of home buyers decide whether to look inside a house or pass based on curb appeal—the way the house looks on the outside from the street. You can ensure they want to come inside your house by spending some time working on its exterior appearance.

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Aug. 27, 2019

Low Appraisal

A low appraisal may seem like a major misfortune when you’re selling your house — both for you and for your buyer. But low real estate appraisals are more common than you think. According to the Housing Trends Report 2018, among sellers who sold in the past 12 months and ...

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Aug. 8, 2019

What is an Escrow Account?

Homebuyers, especially first-time homebuyers, may not fully understand the issue of escrow and how it relates directly to a home purchase. 

 

But understand it they should, as escrow plays a vital - and protective - role in the home-buying process and thus needs to be thoroughly understood by homebuyer and ...

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