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Video: What Questions Should You Ask When Looking At Homes?

Friday Jan 22nd, 2021

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What Questions Should You Ask When Looking At Homes? Many of your questions should focus on potential problems and maintenance issues. Does anything need to be replaced? What things require ongoing maintenance, like paint, roof, heating and AC, appliances and carpet? Also, ask about the house and neighborhood focusing on quality of life issues. Be sure the seller's or real estate agent's answers are clear and complete. Ask questions until you understand all of the... [read more]

Video: How Do You Know If You Ready To Buy A Home?

Wednesday Jan 20th, 2021

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How Do You Know If You Ready To Buy A Home? You can find out by trying to answer the following questions:  Do I have a steady source of income (usually a job)?  Have I been employed on a regular basis for the last 2-3 years?  Is my current income reliable?  Do I have a good record of paying my bills?  Do I have few outstanding long-term debts, like car payments?  Do I have money saved for a down payment?  Do I have the ability to pay a... [read more]

Video: Buying a Home in a Tough Market

Monday Jan 18th, 2021

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Buying a Home in a Tough Market Buying a home in a competitive market with a short supply of homes for sales can be a painful task. But if you’re willing to be a little wiser, you can significantly increase your chances of securing your dream home amid high competition. Ensure pre-qualification for the mortgage Mortgage pre-approval will add impetus to your purchasing offer! Select a trustworthy real estate agent Find a good realtor who keeps you updated about the new... [read more]

Video: What is a listing contract?

Friday Jan 15th, 2021

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What do you know about listing contract? A listing contract is a legal agreement between a real estate broker and an owner of real property granting the broker the authority to act as the owner's agent in the sale of the property. “Exclusive Right to sell” is the most common type of listing contracts. Here, the seller must pay the brokerage a commission if, by the expiration date in the listing contract, the real estate is sold, regardless of whether the buyer is... [read more]

Video: How To Prepare The Outside For An Open House?

Wednesday Jan 13th, 2021

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How To Prepare The Outside For An Open House. Professional “staging” may include the exterior, but if you’re doing it all yourself, try the five things. 1 - Landscape and lawn. That’s the first impression, make it a good one. Mow, prune, edge and get rid of junk! 2 - Paint And Clean! You don’t have to do the whole house, but the front door and lintels should either be painted or cleaned. 3 - Leaks and Repairs Small visible problems can... [read more]

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