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It’s All About Approval

These days, a buyer’s biggest concern shouldn’t be so much about finding the lowest interest rate, but finding a lender who will approve their application.  There are three basic types of mortgage providers, each regulated by a different agency, and…

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Pet Proposals

Pet Proposals

Did you realize that 6 out of 10 U.S. households have pets?  That means that those without critter companions are in the minority, but if you’re a pet owner selling your home, you shouldn’t ignore the perceptions of those families…

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Final Exam

You’re ready to celebrate: your offer was accepted, you got your dream home under contract, your financing has been approved, appraisal and inspections performed, and settlement and closing are only a handful of days away.  What important step have you…

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Create a Comfort Zone

Create a Comfort Zone

While experts may debate the value of holding an open house, your home may be a good candidate for this marketing tool.  If your agent offers to show off your home on a Sunday afternoon, apply some elbow grease and…

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Attitude Adjustment

Attitude Adjustment

In spite of the real estate roller coaster of the last few years, homeownership remains the bedrock of financial and familial security.  Having a long-term investment that provides the satisfaction and pride of ownership beats just about anything else you…

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Open Their Eyes

Open Their Eyes

You know what?  Size does matter!  You want buyers to soak up every square foot of your home, visualizing how their belongings will fit in.  Follow these recommendations to maximize the space they perceive, particularly if you are selling a…

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