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Making The Most Of Open House Visits

5 June 2017
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If you are in the market to purchase a new home, frequenting home showings can be a lucrative way to see the interiors of potential properties in between visits to homes for sale with your real estate agent. If you decide to take a look at a few homes being shown via an open house platform, it is important to know what to look for as your real estate agent will not be likely to be accompanying you. Read More …

Looking For A New Commercial Office Space: What Should You Consider?

25 February 2017
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Leasing a commercial office space for your business or company does not have to be difficult. You just need to be very clear about your business requirements and how much space you will need. Selecting the space and making it work for you may require some renovation or changes in the layout to optimize it, but if you have a clear idea of what you want, you can apply your vision to the potential spaces you look at to find the right one for your business. Read More …

4 Reasons A Ceiling Fan Can Be A Great Addition When Staging Your Home

16 February 2017
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When you are selling your home, you probably don't want to spend a lot of money on home improvements that may or may not add to your house's resale value. It's smart to instead focus on small improvements that won't break the bank but that may attract home buyers because of the way they beautify your house. You may want to add a ceiling fan to your home when staging it for a showing or an open house, and here are four reasons this small improvement can leave a big impact on the imaginations of home seekers. Read More …

Selling Your House? Two Tips To Help You Devise A Compelling Listing

30 January 2017
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If you're selling your home on a "For Sale By Owner" basis, you have quite an arduous task in front of you. As potential buyers come out, you'll be responsible for showing the house and pointing out all of the features that make it a desirable pick. However, before you can start showing the house, you need to drum up interest in it. That's where your real estate listing comes in. Read More …

Touring Homes For Sale: 4 Potential Red Flags To Watch Out For

30 January 2017
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If you're shopping for a new home, then of course you want to buy something that's been well maintained. After all, the last thing you want to deal with upon moving in is a hefty and unexpected repair bill. Having a home inspection done before buying a home is always a great idea, but there are also some common "red flags" you can be on the lookout for even as you're touring homes in the early stages of house-hunting. Read More …

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how much of a mortgage can you afford?

I have saved up for a down payment on a house for the last ten years. Each week, I would take 10% of my paycheck and put it in a special savings account that I could not access. Once I finally had enough money put away, I began looking for houses in the area that I could afford. But, what could I really afford? How much of a mortgage could I qualify for? There are some mathematical formulas that can be used to help you determine how much of a mortgage you can qualify for and actually afford. My blog will teach you how to make this determination.