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Why Use A Broker Realtor®

By Realtor.com Team. Buying a home is the biggest investment most people will ever make, but not all real estate agents are equal. Find out how the experience and training of a Realtor® can help you get into your dream home. 1. What Exactly Is a Realtor? Not every salesperson with a license to sell real estate ...

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THE NINE STEPS TO PREPARE FOR YOUR HOME PURCHASE

For most people, buying a home can be an intimidating event. But with some planning ahead of time, it’s not very complicated. So you’ll understand exactly what to expect, I like to provide my buyers with a road map of the entire deal. These are my nine steps to purchasing ...

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Why You Should Get An Inspection

Whether you are buying or selling a home, you should have a professional home inspection performed. A home inspection will     look at the systems that make up the building such as: Structural elements, foundation, framing, etc Plumbing systems Roofing, Electrical Systems Cosmetic condition, paint, siding, etc. If you are buying ...

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Tips On Reading An Inspection Report

When interviewing a home inspector, ask the inspector what type of report format he or she provides. There are many styles of reports used by property inspectors, including the checklist, computer generated using inspection programs, and the narrative style. Some reports are delivered on-site and some may take as long ...

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Why Using A Realtor Save You Money When Buying A New Home

Although 97% of home buyers utilize the services of a Realtor when purchasing a re-sale, they don’t realize that a Realtor is also very important when purchasing a new home. A market knowledgeable Realtor representing you is critical to achieving your goals in the purchase of your dream home. Consider ...

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Obtaining First Time Real Estate Loan Made Easier

 Article contributed by Mr. Knigh The shopping process, the credit checks, the documentation, the paperwork and so on can actually be daunting for first time home buyers. Andre Brooks, a regional manager for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage mentioned the process as – “It’s far less complicated if you take the right ...

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SELLING ONE, BUYING ANOTHER

In a perfect world, you sell your old home and buy the new one on the same day. Given that things rarely turn out perfectly, here are some things to keep in mind as you negotiate the sale of one house with the purchase of another. TIME IT RIGHT Fall ...

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HOW TO PAINT THE INTERIOR OF YOUR HOME LIKE A PRO

Read our tips for a successful DIY painting project. Written by Anne Reagan If you’ve ever painted your walls or ceiling before, you know that the success of your painting job relies entirely on the preparation. Painting your home is a great way to add value to your home and ...

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7 KITCHEN ORGANIZATION IDEAS

Written by Mady Dahlstrom Keeping your kitchen clean is hard enough, but having to keep it organized can be even more difficult. From under the counter cupboards to pull out drawers and magnetic holders, extra storage spaces can solve all of your kitchen organizing problems. Take a look at these ...

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6 Questions For Your Insurance Agent

By Adam Verwymeren        Before you sign off on your homeowner’s policy, make sure you know what’s being covered. Many policies fail to cover basic disasters while others may offer extras that you didn’t know about. Here are six key questions to ask an agent to make sure ...

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