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6 Home Staging Tips for Open Houses
Posted on 01/12/2020
6 Home Staging Tips for Open Houses
Photo by David Gonzales via Pexels When it comes to selling a home, presentation is key. A well-staged home highlights the best features while leaving plenty of room for imagination in the minds of home buyers. Here are a few tried and true home staging tips to help your home steal the show and bring in the best...
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Time for the Contract - What It Should Include
Posted on 01/05/2020
Time for the Contract - What It Should Include
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayBuying and selling real estate is a complicated process that takes time. Because you are making a life decision and dealing with strangers, you should always have a valid purchase contract. Real estate agents use a standard contract, but the buyer and/or seller may make changes to that contract. In making changes, be...
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Reasons to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Posted on 12/29/2019
Reasons to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Curb appeal is paramount for a home seller. Because if you allocate time and resources to enhance your house's curb appeal, you may be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a successful home selling experience. There are many reasons for a home seller to improve his or her house's curb appeal, and these are: 1. You can differentiate...
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Don’t Let Laundry Consume Your Life
Posted on 12/22/2019
Don’t Let Laundry Consume Your Life
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Leaving the laundry to build up all week means you might spend all Saturday washing, drying and folding. Organization experts offer these tips for keeping your dirty clothes under control throughout the week so that you can spend your weekends enjoying life. Get the Right Containers Invest in a pair of laundry...
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How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Posted on 12/15/2019
How to Enjoy a Worry-Free Homebuying Experience
Buying a house should be a worry-free experience. Yet problems may come up that prevent a property buyer from achieving the optimal results. Lucky for you, we're here to help you quickly identify and address various homebuying hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you minimize stress as you navigate the homebuying journey. 1. Plan...
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Video Tour  - 6539 W Maryland Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301
Posted on 12/13/2019
Video Tour - 6539 W Maryland Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301
Excellent investment Opportunity!!! House on two lots, total of 15,000 Sq feet of land. Back lot is zoned Commercial, ideal for a home based business. House has new roof and HVAC, remodel in 2017. House is currently occupied by tenant on month to month lease that would like to stay on the property. House is occupied by a TENANT and showings must be scheduled in advance. DO NOT DISTURB...
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6539 W Maryland Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/13/2019
6539 W Maryland Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301 is now new to the market!
Excellent investment Opportunity!!! House on two lots, total of 15,000 Sq feet of land. Back lot is zoned Commercial, ideal for a home based business. House has new roof and HVAC, remodel in 2017. House is currently occupied by tenant on month to month lease that would like to stay on the property. House is occupied by a TENANT and showings must be scheduled in advance. DO NOT DISTURB...
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Tips for Homebuyers: Learn About the Local Housing Market
Posted on 12/08/2019
Tips for Homebuyers: Learn About the Local Housing Market
An informed homebuyer may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property buying experience. In fact, an informed homebuyer likely will understand the ins and outs of the local housing market – something that could make it simple for this individual to discover a great residence at a budget-friendly price. Ultimately, it helps to review the local...
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Questions to Ask During a Home Showing
Posted on 12/01/2019
Questions to Ask During a Home Showing
A home showing represents an important opportunity for a homebuyer. And if you know the right questions to ask during a home showing, you can obtain the insights you need to determine whether a residence is right for you. Ultimately, there are several crucial questions to ask during a home showing, and these include: 1. Why did the seller...
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Key Factors to Consider Before You Accept an Offer to Purchase
Posted on 11/24/2019
Key Factors to Consider Before You Accept an Offer to Purchase
If you receive an offer to purchase your home, you may have only a limited amount of time to decide whether to accept this proposal. As such, there are several factors you'll want to consider to determine whether to approve an offer to purchase your home. These factors include: 1. The Price of Your Home If you established a...
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How To Plan A Move
Posted on 11/17/2019
How To Plan A Move
Planning a move is not a decision made quickly - even if you are moving just some streets away from your present location. It requires a detailed arrangement followed to the letter. Poor planning gives rise to poor calculation and poor execution. As soon as you are sure of a relocation, the earlier you began to make plans...
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Home Improvement Tasks to Tackle Before Selling (And Tasks to Ignore)
Posted on 11/10/2019
Home Improvement Tasks to Tackle Before Selling (And Tasks to Ignore)
Photo by Christian Heitz via PexelsWhen you’re prepping your home to sell, your “to do” list can get quite long, quite quickly. Which projects do you really need to tackle before listing, and which are best left undone? Talking to your real estate agent is a good first step, but this guide will also give you the lowdown...
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