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We all know that today's buyers begin their real estate search by visiting the internet prior to working with an agent, and given the number of sites available to consumers, they are more informed about the market than those who purchased 5 years ago.  In order to keep one step ahead of today's s...
Everyone has a general idea of what it takes to be a good neighbor: being friendly, lending a hand when possible and having respect for each other's rights and property.  However, there will be occasions where differences of opinion can lead to a disagreement and conflict.  How you handle the dif...
Even if you have landscaped your yard, utilized the assistance of a staging professional and offer incredible incentives, a home that is priced too high will not sell.  In today's environment, a buyer and his/her agent are fully aware of the prices of comparable homes in the neighborhood, and pri...
As the real estate market continues to go through its gyrations, finding the right property requires going back to the basics - location, price and amenities.  I advise homebuyers to identify the neighborhood that they like and then we can focus on the home that best suits them.  The neighborhood...
The Census Bureau recently reported that sales for new homes increased 3.3% in April which is a slight glimmer of hope in a slow real estate market.  This reflects the builders' ability to bring new product to the market at lower prices to attract buyers.   According to the Standard & Poor's/Case...
The thought of having to sell your home in today's market probably has you worried and anxious.  The information you probably read and hear from the news outlets is not painting a pretty picture of the real estate market, but people are still buying and selling property.The first question I ask c...
First impressions are the most important when it comes to real estate because most buyers get a "feel" for a home when they walk through the door.  If your home does not give a perspective buyer a welcoming feeling, then it will make the sale of a home more challenging. A simple remedy is to util...

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