tips: 10 Credit Tips for Home Buyers - 01/29/14 11:58 AM
The 3 major credit bureaus, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian allow you to obtain a FREE credit report each year directly from them or through www.annualcreditreport.com It is estimated that up to 2/3 of all credit reports have some type of error such as account information, personal name, address history, etc.
  Any accounts that are being disputed may be required to have the dispute verbiage removed. This can take time, so addressing up front at time of pre-approval is critical.
Should you need to acquire the services of a credit repair company, be very cautious as many of them will do very little for what you pay … (0 comments)

tips: Sellers --Listen to Your Realtor - 06/11/10 10:41 PM
Price it Right
Sellers who listed their home at the price originally recommended by their agent sold it:
38 days faster For 2.25% higher With 1 less price reduction Compared to sellers who did not take their agent's recommendation.
 
Staging Stats
Compared to homes that were not staged, staged homes had:
more showings a higher list-to-sell percentage Other notable stats found include:
Only 1 in 3 sellers staged their home, even with all the commonly accepted advantages of staging. Staging typically took between 2 - 6 hours to complete. Including the cost of a staging professional and items purchased … (1 comments)

tips: 2010 Energy Efficient Tax Tips - 06/11/10 10:02 PM
 Three Things You Need to Know About Home Improvements to Help Slash Energy Bills and 2010 Taxes
Simple qualifying improvements include increasing insulation or insulating items such as door and windows, roofing, skylights, etc. These qualify for a 30 percent credit on the cost of the item, not installation,  up to a maximum credit cap of $1,500.  Certain big-ticket items have no maximum credit cap. The credit is still 30 percent of the cost of the item. These items include furnace, air conditioning, tankless water heater, heat pump, geothermal system, solar or wind installation.  It's a tax credit, not a deduction.  … (0 comments)

tips: 10 Summer Maintenance Tips - 06/11/10 09:59 PM
Summer is here! Below are some summer home-maintenance tips to help protect your investment.
Caulk exterior joints around windows and doors to help lower cooling bills. Clean lint from the entire clothes dryer vent system, from the dryer to the exterior vent cap. Lint is flammable and poses a fire risk. Repair cracks in concrete patios and driveways. For cracks less than 1/4" wide, apply concrete caulk. For larger cracks, use concrete patch for caulk. Wash the exterior of your house using ordinary garden-hose pressure and a mild detergent. Clean and seal your porch or deck. Clean air conditioner outside unit … (1 comments)

tips: Tips for How to Sell Your Home in Today's Market - 03/03/10 08:59 PM
Here's our boss Gary Keller from Keller Williams Realty on Good Morning America with tips on how to sell your home in today's Market. Here's our top five tips to make your home sell faster. 1. Don't Try to Make Money!Set your price below the competition. If you don't get offers in the first 60 days, drop the price. I think it is even better to put automatic price reductions in your listing agreement. You should seriously consider dropping the price every 2-3 weeks automatically until it sells. Price is king in today's market. 2. Don't Be Lazy!Price gets you interest, … (3 comments)

 
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