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Make the Best Impression on House Hunters
Posted on 01/05/2020
Make the Best Impression on House Hunters
Preparing your house for real estate showings can be both exciting and stressful. Since every prospect could be the one buyer you're waiting for, you'll want each showing to go as smoothly as possible! Unfortunately, perfection is a difficult standard to achieve, especially if your home is being shown several times a week! What makes it even more challenging...
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3 Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
Posted on 12/29/2019
3 Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
After you decide to sell your home, it may be only a few weeks before you need to pack up your belongings and relocate to a new address. Thus, it may be beneficial to start planning ahead for moving day. By doing so, you can sell any items you have no plans to bring to your new address before...
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House Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
Posted on 12/22/2019
House Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Posted on 12/15/2019
How to Handle Moving into the Neighborhood
Photo by Ricarda Mölck via Pixabay Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it, well, the new neighbors. Although you may be an exceptionally private person — others, by nature, are naturally curious. They want to know who’s moved in next door. This is particularly true when your house is just a few feet or a few inches...
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4 Low-Cost Curb Appeal Boosters for Your Home
Posted on 12/08/2019
4 Low-Cost Curb Appeal Boosters for Your Home
Curb appeal, the illusive secret weapon that enamors potential buyers from afar and draws them into your home. There have been several attempts to nail down the “secret formula” for curb appeal. In reality, the best approach to improving your home’s presentation from outside is to take the time to consider what fits. In this post, we’ll give you...
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22 Saratoga Cir N, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 now has a new price of $379,000!
Posted on 12/07/2019
22 Saratoga Cir N, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 now has a new price of $379,000!
Enjoy a dip in the beautiful pool or take a bike ride to the ocean, you have the option with this completely renovated home not far from Atlantic Beach. The home has been completely remodeled and boasts a new gourmet kitchen that includes stainless steel appliances and a modern stainless steal vent hood. There are plenty of storage in the new kitchen cabinets. The home was expanded and it now has a large master suite along with a deluxe master bath area that has a free standing tub and large modern walk-in shower. The family room is open with plenty of light, you will find it has an easy flow for entertaining. The back yard has plenty...
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Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Posted on 12/01/2019
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Smart home devices enable property owners to automate a wide range of everyday tasks – everything from cleaning each bedroom in a residence to securing a house against burglaries and other threats. Yet not all smart house gadgets are identical. And if a homeowner fails to plan ahead for smart home technology investments, they risk spending money on smart...
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Should You Develop Homebuying Goals?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Should You Develop Homebuying Goals?
As a homebuyer, it may be beneficial to establish goals. Because once you know what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey, you can take the necessary steps to achieve your homebuying aspirations. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you develop homebuying goals. 1. Your Dream Home Define your dream house – you...
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How to Improve a Florida Luxury Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 11/17/2019
How to Improve a Florida Luxury Home's Curb Appeal
Believe it or not, curb appeal can make or break the Florida luxury home selling journey. Regardless of whether you are selling a luxury residence in Miami, Tampa Bay or elsewhere in the Sunshine State, your residence's curb appeal is a difference-maker. And if your Florida luxury house fails to impress prospective buyers as soon as they see it,...
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Get the Best Price for Your House
Posted on 11/10/2019
Get the Best Price for Your House
No two houses are exactly the same. Much in the same vein, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to ensure a home seller can get the best price for his or her residence. However, there are several things that a seller can do to boost the likelihood of enjoying a profitable house selling experience, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's...
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Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a House
Posted on 11/03/2019
Host a Yard Sale Before You Buy a House
If you plan to buy a house, you may want to host a yard sale sooner rather than later. That way, you can sell items you no longer need and won't have to worry about moving these items once you find a new residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it may be beneficial to host a yard sale...
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3 Ways to Slash your Water Bill
Posted on 10/27/2019
3 Ways to Slash your Water Bill
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Are you overpaying for water? You could be, if your home is not running as efficiently as it could, or if you have undiagnosed leaks or damage. Cutting your water consumption can help you save money every month, and in many cases, you won't have to change your habits at all. Try one...
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