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Guide To Selling Your Home Tip 5

Interview and elect an agent:One of the most important decision you will make when selling your home is choosing the right sales agent.  Make sure you select an agent that represents your needs

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Guide To Selling Your Home Part 4

Price and Prep your home for sale:How much is your home worth?  Whatever that number is you need to know this number and ensure it is accurate.  Working with a quality Real Estate Agent

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Guide To Selling Your Home Part 3

Tip #3Do your Research!Unless you bought your home last week, the housing market has changed since you became a homeowner!  Mortgage rates fluctuate and inventory shifts over time. 

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Guide To Selling Your Home

Part 2:Know exactly what you want!  You need to know what you want in order to sell your home with minimum frustration.  Why are you moving?What do you expect from the process?What is your

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Negotiating Home Inspection Repairs

Guide to selling your home:Part 1:Most purchase agreements are contingent on a home inspection (plus an appraisal, which will be managed by the buyer's lender).  This gives the buyer the

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Sales Tip Of The Week

Sales Tip of the WeekRenew selectively: Instead of wholesale renovations from which sellers recoup maybe 60 percent on investment, do light makeovers everywhere, with an eye on the kitchen and

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3 Steps To Deciding A 30 Vs 15Year Mortgage

"You really can't go wrong," says Greg McBride, senior financial analyst at interest-rate trackerBankrate.com(RATE) "Rates are at record lows on both products."Bankrate.com's latest weekly survey

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How To Create A Renovation Budget Steps To Take

Homeowners decide to do renovations for a number of reasons, but one constant is clear, they all should create a renovation budget to ensure they stay on track and on budget. Perhaps you have been

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5 Tips To Get The Edge This Year When Selling Your Home

If you want to know how to sell a house in 2018, face the facts: It's a new year, and that brings a new breed of home buyers to your front door. Knowing who these buyers are—as well as

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FSBO Or Professional Real Estate Agent

The possibility of “saving” on realtor commission might sound appealing to those interested in selling their home, but a real estate agent has the background and experience to make the

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2018 Real Estate Trends What You Need To Know

Real estate season is here, and experts are predicting the hot market conditions will continue throughout the summer in many states. Thinking of buying or selling? Here are the 2018 real estate

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Use Your Expertise To Justify The Commission

Everyone wants to feel appreciated, and you’re no different. You want your clients to see the value you bring to the transaction, but many real estate professionals are timid about tooting their

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Thinking Of Remodeling

All renovations are not created equal. The greatest return for your investment is a mid-range bathroom remodel, a $3,000 job that returns $1.71 for every dollar spent. The worst home improvements

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Why You Should Sell Your Home In 2018

Housing markets should remain tight this year, but 2018 may be a great time to profit as a home seller.  If you haven’t given much thought to selling your home this year, you

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5 Tips For Buyers In A Tight Housing Market

When inventory is low, home prices tend to go up. Attempting to purchase a house in this type of market can make the already complex process of buying a home even more overwhelming. To help buyers

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How To Sell A House In 2018 5 Tips To Get The Edge This Year

If you want to know how to sell a house in 2018, face the facts: It's a new year, and that brings a new breed of home buyers to your front door. Knowing who these buyers are—as well as

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Home Prices Just Took The Biggest Jump In Four Years

The median price of a home sold in March surged 8.9 percent compared to March of 2017, according to Redfin, a real estate brokerage. High prices are the result of very, very low inventory. The

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The Hot Debate Can You Deduct Prepaid Property Taxes

Prominent tax advisers still don’t agree on whether all those people who prepaid 2018 property taxes can deduct them in full.The debate on such deductions arose after

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When Is The Best Time To Sell Your House

What Is the Best Time to Sell a House?If you’re looking for a speedy sale, the end of spring through the beginning of summer is the best time to list.That is NOW! According to a study by Zillow,

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OPEN House This Sunday April 8th

1805 Robin Court, Polk CityOpen this Sunday April 8th from 1-3 pm.  If living on a cul-de-sac isn't enough for you, set up a showing to come check this one out. Open floor plan with tray

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Proudly Serving My Fellow Military Comrades And Veterans

Shane WrageCell: 515-778-7643 | http://shanewrage.sellingcentralia.comEmail: [email protected] a 29 year military career I am finally retiring!  I've been a part-time

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