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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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What makes a good offer? - 07/28/08 10:30 AM
You found a home you'd like to buy. Now how do you put together an offer the owners will accept? Start with a number Obviously, the amount you initially write into the contract has much to do with whether the seller looks favorably on your offer. How do you come up with that figure? There are several factors to consider. You will want to determine how the home compares to similar properties in the area. The most reliable way to make this evaluation is to look at homes that sold recently in the same neighborhood. Market conditions and property values can (7 comments)
What to avoid when pricing your home - 07/20/08 08:19 AM
What to avoid when pricing your home People often make a critical mistake when deciding on a price for their home. Rather than answering the question What is my house is worth?, they answer What is my house worth to me?. The difference between those questions is more than two words. Focusing on the correct, objective factors to determine the value of your house will yield a price that's in line with what the market will bear - and usually results in a quicker sale. So what doesn't matter when you price a home? What you paid Unless you bought your (10 comments)
I think this has to be on of the best Ideas of the year.... We are all fed up with both parties and really have little to chose from if you are a true conservative... But I digress.. Vote your heart and we will make it through it no matter what... (3 comments)
Take care of your home - 07/13/08 08:35 AM
There are two times when you should pay particular attention to home maintenance: before you buy the home and when you're selling it. Oh, and all the time in between as well. Yes, taking good care of your home is essential if you want to preserve the highest possible value of your property and ensure that you get the most utility and comfort from your residence. Start before you begin What's this about maintaining a home before you even own it? The point is to factor in maintenance decisions when searching for a property. Decide early on if you want to (7 comments)
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