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Real Estate Commission

Real Estate Commissions: What you need to know.

When a homeowner decides to sell their home, the cost of hiring a qualified Realtor will certainly be a major concern. Homebuyers often have questions about how their Realtor will

Is REX a Good Option for Home Sellers?

There are many options for homeowners to sell their homes. These include selling by owner, hiring a traditional full-service real estate broker, or hiring a discount broker. In recent years,

Top Tips For Selling Your Home

Top Tips for Selling Your Home for the Most Money

If you are selling your home, you'll want to take measures that ensure you sell quickly and for the most money possible. Focusing your energy in the right ways will

Marketing your Home For Sale

Selling Your Home with Merit!

Many real estate agents claim to have an amazing marketing plan to sell your home. Some do in fact have said plan. Unfortunately, most agents will do minimal marketing and

Should I Buy a House Now

Should I Buy A House Now?

The nationwide real estate market started out relatively strong in 2020. Industry experts were forecasting a slightly slowing but steady housing market for the year. The U.S. economy was also

Earnest Money Deposit

Earnest Money Deposit – Everything You Need to Know

The earnest money deposit is a crucial part of a real estate purchase offer. The amount of earnest money offered to a seller as a good faith deposit can be

forfeiting earnest money

Causes for Forfeiting Earnest Money

There are 3 main causes for forfeiting earnest money deposit when buying a home. When entering into a purchase contract as a home buyer, a buyer agrees to execute specific

out of pocket closing costs

Out of Pocket Costs When Buying a Home

In addition to your downpayment, there are significant out of pocket costs associated with purchasing a home. These various 'closing costs' typically costs homebuyers between 2 and 5 percent of

Buying a home sight unseen

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Home Sight Unseen

Buying a home sight unseen is not new. Recent polls of homebuyers have shown that over 20% have submitted offers without stepping inside the home. Similar surveys have also shown

10 Productive Things to do During Covid-19 Quarantine

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned our world as we know it upside down. Over 15 states have issued lock-downs and tens of millions of Americans are stuck at home during

Moving Checklist

Moving Checklist – Printable PDF

Moving to a from one home to another is no joke! Moving long distance is really difficult. Taking advantage of available moving resources and having a great "no fluff moving

Top Moving Resources – Moving to a New Home

Moving to a new home can be stressful, therefore you'll want to prepare well and have a plan. Whether you hire professional movers or use a DIY approach, there is

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