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2009 

Buying a home needn't be a high-risk venture. With a little planning, preparation and the use of a knowledgeable real estate agent, you can avoid these common buying blunders. Procrastination How many times have you called on a property only to learn it was already under contract? It happens more...
11/24/2009
While the burst real estate bubble might be bad news for the economy, it could be good news for first-time homebuyers. In fact, now might just be the best buying opportunity of a lifetime. Follow these steps to determine where to begin: Establish a Realistic Budget. Owning a home involves more co...
11/14/2009
Staging has become commonplace when selling a home, but with the recent downturn in the economy and continued sluggishness in the real estate market; staging is more important than ever. Here are the top reasons why home-staging matters, and how you can make it work for you: A picture is worth a ...
11/10/2009
I had a little difficulty with today's topic. Then it occured to me that most buyers are more concerned with coming up with their down payment and closing costs, but forget that they have to live in the home afterwards. So here are some reminders of what you may need to budget for after you close...
11/06/2009
Selling a home in a down market takes more planning and preparation but with a little know-how it's still possible to get a great response with these quick tips: Price Matters Without a doubt, the most important consideration is to price the house right...especially if you want a quick sale. When...
11/02/2009
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