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Guide to Selling a Home

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Seller Myths & Mistakes

Bloopers During Open Houses And Showings

Real estate agents have a variety of stories to tell about property showings and open houses. Some of the situations and incidents are so odd they are almost comical, while others have caused concern.

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Seller Myths & Mistakes

Are the Holidays a Good Time to Sell?

Conventional belief has generally been that November-December is the worst time of the year to have a home on the market.  The reasons for this thinking are that people go on vacation, holidays distract attention, bad weather may inhibit some buyers, and many real estate agents discourage home sellers from winter listings.

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Guide to Buying a Home

Buying a Home

A Recipe For Escrow Success

Since my team has a relatively higher rate of successful escrow closings, 90% versus 75% local average, I have been asked what attributes have been found most helpful to this success.

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Buying a Home

How Much Home Can You Really Afford?

The current real estate market has led to frustration and anxiety for many potential buyers. Having good credit scores, enough funds for down payment, and adequate loan pre-approval is often not enough for them to succeed in buying the ideal home when it comes on the market.

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Senior Lifestyle Options

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Downsizing & Rightsizing

Considering Alternatives for Seniors

This is the second in a series of articles in answer to requests for more informational help with “downsizing” issues for seniors. The focus here is on key questions to ask before beginning a process of “rightsizing.”

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Downsizing & Rightsizing

Timing the Move for Seniors

This is the fifth in a series of articles in answer to requests for more informational help with “downsizing” issues for seniors. The focus here is on considerations about the timing of a move.

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