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(New!) Why Declutter Your House? When you declutter your house, are you choking off your life energy or soothing your soul? Read   Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2013 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
01/09/2013
Uncle Sam helps you in three ways when you own your home. By John Adams 1. The purchase When buying your own home, most of the expenses are not tax deductible. But there is one exception that is worth finding. The IRS says you can deduct interest in the year that it is paid, and that is usually p...
04/08/2012
Typically, home sales are strongest in the spring and summer months; however, there are several advantages to shopping for homes in the fall and winter. Sellers are often more motivated in the winter and may be willing to negotiate terms such as price, repairs, and even a closing date. The rule o...
02/01/2012
And you're certainly not alone in dealing with this...because it not only happens to home sellers in general but is also known to happen to home sellers who're real estate professionals by trade. A changing market has its stories of agents with nice homes who've spent years making them better-but...
01/02/2012
  The surprising Way Home Sellers Unwittingly Sabotage Selling Their Home. Faulty logic isn't the only thing leading home sellers astray these days. Emotions, too, play a key role in keeping the "For Sale" sign planted firmly in their yard.  And as much as most people would like to think of thems...
09/15/2011
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And your certainly not alone in dealing with this...because it not only happens to home sellers in general but is also known to happen to home sellers who are real estate professionals by trade. A changing market has its stories of agents with nice homes who've spent years making them better-but ...
09/15/2011
The Biggest Blunder Home Sellers Make that Keeps for "For Sale" Sign in their Yard Way Too Long. When you're serious about selling your home in a changing market, what's better than getting your asking price? Consider these important points: In many foreclosure and short sale ridden markets, the ...
08/16/2010
These buyers are very price conscious and with all the uncertainty afoot, they can and do take their own sweet time to shop and compare.  Plus, these price-conscious buyers composing the current market have taken on a special importance. They and they alone determine your home's real market value...
07/23/2010
Houses are still selling, and although prices are soft, most are holding steady with some decline, and some are even gaining in many markets, albeit very slowly. This means your home is probably still worth more than you paid, if you've been in it a sufficient amount of time. And be careful not t...
07/13/2010
Are Americans ready and able to buy a home? It's hard to get perspective in this changing market. Many buyers who signed on the dotted line have lost or are losing their homes to foreclosure (and no one is sure what the true trend here will be). Things are different from market to market.  What a...
06/24/2010
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