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49 Posts on the Art of Making Competitive Offers and Negotiating the Terms of Your Home Purchase

Posted November 7th, 2010 by Staff - no comments

Making competitive offers and negotiating the terms of your purchase should largely be the responsibility of your agent to guide and advise you.  However, there is no substitute for consumer knowledge and negotiations on what is probably the most important purchase of your life is worth every bit you can get. Negotiate Terms Many books […]

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Categories: Advice

Curb Appeal: 53 Articles on How Dressing Up Your Home’s Exterior Improves the Resale Value

Posted November 1st, 2010 by Staff - no comments

With the popularity of home makeover reality and improvement shows, there is a real interest in beautification and restoration of our homes interiors and exteriors.  This is not only because we concern ourselves with keeping up appearances, but also because home improvements can positively reflect your home’s worth and resale value.  Here is a list […]

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Categories: Home Improvements

47 Posts to Help You Determine the Amount of House You Can Afford

Posted October 25th, 2010 by Staff - no comments

Knowing how much you can spend when shopping for a new home makes the process much easier and less stressful. There are many calculators, formulas and guides about figuring out how much home you can afford. Besides mortgage payments, there are closing costs, down payments, taxes and sometimes Home Owner Association fees. These must all […]

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Categories: Buying A Home

49 Articles on Renovation and How to Determine How Much Fixin’ Up is Enough

Posted October 21st, 2010 by Staff - no comments

Many people spend a lot of money renovating their homes. If you buy the home new you may spend less money up front. When thinking of fixing your home up you may wonder how much to really do. You should consider the time you are going to be living there. If you are fixing it […]

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46 Posts on the Hidden Dangers of the Short Sale

Posted October 18th, 2010 by Staff - no comments

A short sale is a type of real estate sale where the property is being sold off prior to foreclosure. Short sales are held so that the homeowner can earn some money on the sale of the home rather than losing everything to the bank when the foreclosure process is started. There are inherent dangers […]

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Categories: Advice

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