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Attention Sellers: Do Not Waste Money on These 5 Renovations…

Posted by Kim Jones // October 21, 2019

Renovations

…because Millennials really don’t care about them To be successful, sellers have to know what their home buyers are looking for. It also needs to be understood that Millennials make up a significant portion of the real estate market.  So catering to what these buyers want is a smart way for home sellers to sell […]


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Using the ‘Average Price Per Square Foot’ During Negotiations

Posted by Kim Jones // October 7, 2019

Price Per Square Foot

During the process of buying a home an important question to ask is how much the home is worth and how much will be paid for the home at close?  Many home buyers fail to think about the sale price of a home in terms of price per square foot. But this can be an […]


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4 Ways To Use Vignette Staging To Sell A Home

Posted by Kim Jones // September 23, 2019

Vignette

Staging a home helps show buyers the potential of the home. Vignette staging takes this strategy one step further.   Vignette staging is about matching the home to the season and show just how luxurious the house can be.  In the fall, it can focus on spiced drinks on the porch, sitting under the changing tree, […]


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Home Buyers: Where to Start Your Due Diligence Process

Posted by Kim Jones // September 9, 2019

Due Diligence

There is a time period between when home buyers get an offer accepted by the seller and the closing.  This is often when buyers are instructed to do their due diligence. But really what does due diligence even mean?   The short answer is that due diligence is the time that lenders and the third parties […]


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7 Outdoor Problems Sellers Ignore

Posted by Kim Jones // August 26, 2019

Outdoor Problems

Too many times home sellers concentrate only on the inside of their home when prepping for a house sale.  But the outside of the home is just as important, if not more, than the inside. It is the first impression a buyer will get of the home.  Plus, there are many problems lurking in the […]


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4 Reasons to Avoid Selling Your Starter Home (and Rent It Out Instead)

Posted by Kim Jones // August 12, 2019

Rent

Once a homeowner has invested in their starter home they often think of what they will do with it when they decide to update later in life.  Often, homeowners sell their previous property to help pay for their next one. However, more homeowners are deciding to hold on to their starter properties to rent out […]


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Competing Against Other Home Buyers? This is Why An Offer Letter can Help.

Posted by Kim Jones // July 29, 2019

Offer

Not every home buyer has the luxury of putting down a high offer on the house of their dreams.  They may have a solid offer with a good down payment and still have other buyers clamoring for a change to place a better offer.   Buyers should not be discouraged if they are not able to […]


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7 Examples Where Offering MORE Than Asking Price Makes Sense

Posted by Kim Jones // July 15, 2019

Asking Price

Most home buyers go into the process thinking about negotiating a lower price on a home.  They hope they can talk the homeowner down a few thousand dollars to keep their mortgage payments low or to simply have extra money for renovations.  However, there are many times where making an offer over the asking price […]


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4 Major Money Mistakes House-Flippers Make On Their First Investment

Posted by Kim Jones // July 1, 2019

Investment

4 Major Money Mistakes House-Flippers Make On Their First Investment There are many people who are making large amounts of money flipping houses.  People love watching television shows crafted after this business and many want to take the leap for themselves.  While it can bring in a huge profit when done correctly, it can also […]


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5 Ways Renovations Make Selling a House Harder

Posted by Kim Jones // June 17, 2019

Selling a House

5 Ways Renovations Make Selling a House Harder There is plenty of advice available for those looking to sell their house.  Friends, family, and real estate agents are going to give a homeowner a list of what to do and what not to do.  At the top of that list is renovate. While in some […]


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