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5 Factors Affecting the Real Estate Market

factors affecting the real estate market

Factors Driving the Shift in the Real Estate Market The real estate market is a stable and mostly predictable environment for investing. Although stable and predictable, the local and national real estate market is not impervious to changes, shifting trends, and occasional volatility. Let’s take a look at the top 5 factors affecting the real […]

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Interviewing a Listing Agent to Sell Your Home

Interviewing a listing agent

Deciding to sell your home is a huge decision. Once you have made the decision to sell, there are many other big decisions that follow. How much will you list it for? When will you list? Where will you move to? The list of subsequent questions goes on and on. This litany of pending decisions […]

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How Long is The Closing Process?

Closing Process

How long is the closing process when buying or selling a home?  It’s a great question. So how long does it take to close escrow? What does the process entail? What is required of the buyer and the seller? All these questions and many others are also valid. Especially for first-time buyers and sellers. After […]

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Reasons to Sell Your Home in the Spring

Reasons to sell your home in the spring

When a homeowner lists their home for sale, they are hoping that it sells quickly and for the most money possible. Additionally, they may need to meet a specific timeline for moving or buying their next home. It can be stressful if any of these situations don’t go as planned. It could cause a ripple […]

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Top Smart Home Systems for 2021

Smart Home 2021

Updating your home to modern aesthetics is something that homeowners have been doing for decades. With recent advances in ‘Smart Home’ technology, updates are no longer just to keep up with visual style. Now, homeowners have to keep their homes up to date with all the latest tech. After all, Millennial buyers are looking for […]

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Real Estate Commissions: What you need to know

Real Estate Commission

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 get paid as well. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, working with an experienced agent can bring you great value. It’s important that […]

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