10 Things Buyers Pay For At Closing

First time buyers often assume the only money they need to purchase a home is the down payment. However, there are many other upfront costs to consider.While earnest and option money are indeed part

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Why Agents Still Matter ...

Last week a close friend who is thinking about selling her home looked into an online real estate service and was shocked to find that not only was their fee nearly one per cent higher than a

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Do It Yourself of Hire A Pro?

Yesterday my neighbor took a needle-nose plier to her dryer. Today she is having a new dryer delivered.Hearing her story made me realize I have shown quite a few homes lately that suffer

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A Simple Negotiation Strategy That Really Works

One of a real estate agent’s primary roles is to negotiate a deal for their client so both parties, buyer and seller, walk away feeling good about the transaction. I’ve read books on negotiation

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