Selling a Home

Spring 2024 Seller Guide… free download

Are you wondering if you should sell your house in 2024? There has been a lot going on in the housing market, and you may have some questions about selling...
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Weekly real estate market update 4/5/24… why overpricing your house can cost you

As expected, real estate activity picked up again after the snow dump followed by Easter weekend. Give it a little more time to move up again… expect showings to rise...
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What is the “Written Statement” in a purchase agreement?

When you are financing a home, the preferred option for securing the financing contingency is through a “Written Statement” deadline. This is essentially a letter from the lender stating a...
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How to buy when you need the proceeds from selling your current home to buy your next home

It used to be fairly common to buy a home contingent upon the sale of your current home, but with such a shortage of homes for sale that is very...
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Cost vs Value 2023… best home improvements for resale

Tis the season to think about home improvements. If you are thinking about resale in the coming months or a few years down the road, smart investments in updates increase...
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Earnest Money… what is it, how much is it, can you lose it?

What is Earnest Money? Earnest money is a cash deposit submitted at the time of coming to an agreement to purchase a property that shows the home seller that the...
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Weekly real estate market update 1/26/24… why homebuying is more affordable this year

Pending sales are rising, along with multiple offers and coming soon listings… even new listings are higher than they were last year at this time. Spring market is gearing up....
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Weekly real estate market update 1/19/24 – have you considered new construction?

Activity is settling down after the post-holiday surge… the first blast of winter cold also doesn’t help. January is usually cocooning time as people settle into the winter and decompress...
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