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Want to buy a replacement home, but need to sell to buy?

Want to buy a replacement home, but need to sell to buy?

Selling your home contingent on finding replacement property, it can be done in this market. Good news for seller’s, if you don’t find a replacement in the given time period , you don’t have to move. Sometimes getting your home into escrow…

What is Earnest Money?

What is Earnest Money?

When you’re buying a home, you will often make an earnest money deposit to the seller after they have accepted your offer. While they are not always required, this good faith deposit can give you an edge in a competitive…

How to Compete as a Buyer

How to Compete as a Buyer

Today’s real estate market is competitive for buyers. We’re currently experiencing a shortage of houses for sale. This coupled with high demand means that buyers may face many obstacles when making an offer on a home. As a buyer, it’s…

How To Stage a Closet

How To Stage a Closet

When many people think of staging a home, they focus on the bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens. While these are important areas to address when staging your home to sell, there is one space that is often overlooked – your…

Neighborhood Amenities To Look For When Buying

Neighborhood Amenities To Look For When Buying

When you’re buying a home, you’re not just buying the house itself. You’re also buying the neighborhood. The community you live in has a big impact on both your quality of life and the value of your home. That’s why…

Why Curb Appeal Matters

Why Curb Appeal Matters

First impressions are important. That’s why your home must have great curb appeal when you’re selling. The outside of your home is the first thing that potential buyers will see. It can help them decide whether or not they’d like…