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June 3, 2019

Fix Up Your Home or Sell As Is?

Whether you’re upsizing or downsizing, accepting a new job offer in another city, or fleeing to (or from) the suburbs, deciding what you need to do to get your house market-ready can be confusing. Should you go into renovation mode? Or should you sell as is?

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May 28, 2019

Will You Allow Pets in Your Rentals?

When considering how to protect your real estate investments, don’t forget about pets. It’s no secret that pets can cause serious damage to a home. In addition to home damage, certain breeds may also pose other liabilities. As a flexible and easy to work with landlord, you may want to ...

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May 22, 2019

April 2019 RE/MAX National Housing Report

April home sales finished just 1.1% below a year ago as selling times shortened and tight inventory held steady, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. Meanwhile, April’s median home price of $251,000 in the report’s 54 markets was up a mere 2.1% - the smallest year-over-year ...

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May 14, 2019

Retirement: Live Within Your Means

Are you dreading retirement and no longer receiving a paycheck? Sure, you planned and knew this was coming, but it can still keep you up at night. How do you live within your means without this paycheck?

If you are struggling to live within your budget there are a few ...

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May 8, 2019

Access: The Key to Selling Your Home

Congratulations, you’re selling your home! If you haven’t yet, you should hire a real estate professional to help you through the process and from there, your agent will ask you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers. This is quite possibly one of the most ...

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May 1, 2019

What Would Make You Sell Your Home

There are many reasons why a homeowner decides to sell their house and move. The latest Generational Trends Report from NAR asked recent home sellers to share their reason for moving.

The younger the respondents (ages 29 to 53), the more likely their top response centered around needing a larger ...

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April 23, 2019

Will Low Inventory Keep You from Your Dream Home?

New waves of first-time homebuyers hitting the market this summer have created a new and interesting statistic. A survey in move.com showed that nearly 60% of buyers searching for a home this spring said they are willing to consider buying a fixer-upper rather than endlessly searching for the home ...

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April 17, 2019

March 2019 RE/MAX National Housing Report

Kicking off the spring homebuying season, March sales climbed almost 29% over February, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. But this remains the slowest start in five years, with March sales 8.6% lower than March 2018.

March was the eighth consecutive month of year-over-year sales declines and ...

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April 10, 2019

Pet-Friendly Homes Are in Demand

A lot of homebuyers are interested in buying pet-friendly homes so that they can finally settle with their ‘furever’ friend. Pointing out the aspects of your home that appeals to owning a pet can help you attract these buyers over other homes. That’s 68% of the market that’s looking for ...

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April 2, 2019

Boomers Head Back to College

Head Back to College, Are You Crazy?

Regardless of your age, it’s a safe bet to say that you are not ready for that rocking chair, whether it be physical or metaphorical. Whether you’re still working or have already retired, it’s becoming common practice to take advantage of local college ...

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