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Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
Posted on 02/23/2020
Reduce the Time It Takes to Find Your Dream Home
For those who want to conduct a successful home search, it is important to plan ahead as much as you can. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to get ready to pursue your dream home and speed up your house search. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reduce the time it...
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Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
Posted on 02/16/2020
Key Items to Sell Before You List Your Home
After you decide to sell your home, it may be only a few weeks before you need to pack up your belongings and relocate to a new address. Thus, it may be beneficial to start planning ahead for moving day. By doing so, you can sell any items you have no plans to bring to your new address before...
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Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Posted on 02/09/2020
Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Image by Mike Gattorna from Pixabay The benefits of buying a luxury home that's under new construction include customizing it to fit your life and your family, and choosing your own finishes is a perfect way to achieve this goal. But which finishes will still maintain their beauty under the stress of busy families on the go? Which...
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What You Need to Know About Inspections
Posted on 02/02/2020
What You Need to Know About Inspections
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Another Property Sold - 1214 19TH St, Watervliet, NY 12189
Posted on 01/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 1214 19TH St, Watervliet, NY 12189
Cute two-story! Living room w/wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, both with hardwood floors. Kitchen has nice workspace w/moveable center island. Back entrance mudroom, plus an extra room that makes a great office. Three second floor bedrooms, two w/walk-in closets, one w/access to an enclosed porch! Most newer windows, new basement windows, basement has a lot of storage space. Plenty of off street parking, and nice yard for entertaining. Come see this adorable house...
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Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Posted on 01/26/2020
Simple Improvement Ideas for Your Home
Image by ZandersDirect from Pixabay Home improvement is something we all strive for, but many of us never really follow through with completing that goal. With the hectic lives that we live, it’s hard to find time to make those important upgrades to your home. However, home improvement doesn’t always have to be hard and time-consuming. Add Some...
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Small Improvement Projects to Complete Before Listing Your Home
Posted on 01/19/2020
Small Improvement Projects to Complete Before Listing Your Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Preparing to list your home is a process, that when done correctly, can help you to achieve the best possible price as well as aid you in selling your home more quickly. Before you sell your home, there are a few small home improvement projects that you will want to have completed before...
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Services to Set Up Before You Move Into Your New House
Posted on 01/12/2020
Services to Set Up Before You Move Into Your New House
If you recently bought a house, congratulations! Now, you just need to pack up your belongings, finalize your home purchase and relocate to your new address. You also may want to set up the following services prior to completing your move: 1. Electric What good is a new house that lacks electricity? Fortunately, if you contact the electric company...
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The True Cost of Selling a Home
Posted on 01/05/2020
The True Cost of Selling a Home
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay All home sellers understand that there are some costs to selling a home, but not everyone realizes what they're expected to pay for (and how much the total will be). We'll look at the most common expenses and how they might affect your budget. Real Estate Agent Fees This is probably the...
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What to Ask About When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Posted on 12/29/2019
What to Ask About When Buying a Fixer-Upper
Photo by Michael Jarmoluk via Pixabay When you’re shopping for a new home, the prospect of a fixer-upper being on the market for an unbeatable price sounds great! There are a few things that should be on your checklist to make sure that the juice is worth the squeeze when purchasing a home. A fixer-upper that needs mainly...
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Rejuvenate Your House's Interior
Posted on 12/22/2019
Rejuvenate Your House's Interior
If you want to sell your house as quickly as possible, it is important to ensure your residence boasts a dazzling interior. Because if buyers fall in love with your residence as soon as they step inside of it, you may be able to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable house selling experience. Now, let's take a look...
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Should You Use a House Buying Checklist?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Should You Use a House Buying Checklist?
Regardless of when or where you search for a house, a home buying checklist is essential. With this checklist in hand, you can quickly and effortlessly discover a residence that suits you perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three factors to incorporate into your home buying checklist. 1. Your Home Buying Timeline Account for how much time is...
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