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First-Time Seller Tips: What You Should Know In Advance

When I put my house on the market, nobody told me about the flurry of real estate agent meetings, showings, open houses, and staging appointments. When you add the paperwork, I was overwhelmed. After the process was over and I left the closing, I decided to create a website that focused on all of those things that I didn't know I'd have to do. My goal for this site is to make sure that other first-time sellers have a resource to learn what they can expect from the sale and closing process. I hope that the posts here help you prepare for your first sale with the confidence of an old pro.

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Don’t Wait Till Spring: How Buying A New Home During The Winter Has Its Advantages

11 September 2018
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If you're planning on buying a new home this next spring, you might want to start a bit earlier. In fact, you might want to start looking for single family homes for sale this winter instead. The weather might be better in the spring, but good weather isn't going to give you the advantage. You're going to enjoy the most advantages by doing your house-hunting during the winter when everyone else is holding out for spring. Read More …

How Important Is Square Footage When Buying A Home?

3 August 2018
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One good step to take when looking at homes for sale is sitting down making a list of all the most important features you want in a house. As you make this list, one of the features you might list is the square footage you hope to find. The square footage you find in a home is an important factor, but it is not the main factor you should look for, and here are a few things to know about this. Read More …

What To Consider When Searching For Your Retirement Home

26 March 2018
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If you are approaching retirement and are looking to downsize, your needs for a home will be quite different from when you were starting a family. You'll be thinking about several of your needs as you reach an old age, and that can affect how you search for a home. Here are a few things to consider when looking for your next home to start retirement. Smaller Square Footage A large house was fine when you were raising kids, but it is just not practical in retirement. Read More …

Buying A Home? 3 Things Buyers Should Try To Ignore

7 February 2018
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When you're in the market to buy a home, there are a lot of things that can be off-putting. However, it is important that you don't let these things bother you. Keep in mind that sellers do not have to make sure that their homes are in tip-top shape before an open house or before a buyer comes to look at them. However, that laziness can lead to an upside for you, as a buyer. Read More …

3 Reasons To Consider Buying A Home In A Gated Community

9 January 2018
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Gated communities can often be a great option when looking for a new home, typically due to the various security and privacy benefits that they can provide. Listed below are just three of the many reasons to consider buying a home in a gated community. A Gated Community Will Be Much Safer A huge reason to consider buying a home in a gated community is that it will typically be much safer than living in a normal neighborhood. Read More …