realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Co:What to Consider When Buying A Home - 04/24/20 11:10 AM
State Wide Realty Co:
Farmville, VA
What to Consider When Buying A Home
 
Buying A Home
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their life. It involves a long-term commitment financially and emotionally, but it can also be a very exciting and rewarding experience.
When buying a new home, there are a few things to consider:
· What monthly payment can I afford?
· What am I looking for in a home?
· Which State Wide Realty Company REALTOR® do I work with?
· Once I find a home to purchase, what do I need to do next?
· How much cash do I need at … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Tip: Making a Good Impression - 04/08/20 12:54 PM
State Wide Realty Tip: 
Making a Good Impression
When selling your home there are numerous things to think of. One important thing to consider is what kind of impression does your home make when someone enters it? No one is saying it can’t look like you still live in the home you are trying to sell, it just shouldn’t look like you aren’t going to move anytime soon. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selling your home.
First, try to limit the amount of personal affects you display such as kid’s artwork, family photos, and such. When others come to … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Tips: How to Declutter Your Kitchen - 03/25/20 11:44 AM
State Wide Realty Tips: Farmville, VA
How to Declutter Your Kitchen
The kitchen is a high traffic area in the home whether you are a cook or not. Your kitchen is a gathering spot for catching up and also for those things that magically appear and end up in the “junk drawer(s).” When the clutter takes over it can make any kitchen, no matter the size, feel cramped and nonfunctional. Here are a few ways to help you organize your stuff and keep the kitchen free from clutter chaos.
Tip #1: Clean off the countertops.
                Only keep on the counters small appliances you use … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Co Explains: Common Financing Words - 02/20/20 08:53 AM
State Wide Realty Explains:
Common Financing Words
When purchasing a property, most individuals will need to finance all or a portion of it. There are a lot of different terms when it comes to borrowing money that can leave anyone asking-what does that mean? So we decided to take a few of the most common terms you may see and help you understand what they mean.
Pre Qualification: This means that you have been provided an estimate of what a sort of loan you can expect to obtain based on your credit score and what’s currently available. It is a good idea to get … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Home Buying Tips: What to Consider For Each Season - 02/18/20 12:45 PM
State Wide Realty Farmville VA
Home Buying Tips:
What to Consider For Each Season
In whatever season you decide to buy a home there are factors to consider when making your choice.
What to consider about a home for the Winter Season:
How is the home heated/cooled? Depending on the heat source and the size of the home your heating bill could run high.
Is your area likely to get a lot of snow? How accessible is the home from main roads for traveling and getting in and out. If your home is on a back road, up a big hill you will have … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Co Tips: Moving Made Easy - 02/03/20 11:53 AM
State Wide Realty Co Tips:
Moving Made Easy
As exciting as the destination may be very rarely is the move to get there any fun. So we have some tips to help make the process of moving a little easier for everyone.
Tip #1: Pace yourself. Once you know the date you are moving, start a schedule of times to pack and focus on one area at a time. Trying to box up a whole house or even an apartment in a weekend makes it more likely things will be forgotten. As you get each area done, you can tag separate items … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Farmville VA: 5 Tips for Buying Your First Home - 12/30/19 12:17 PM
State Wide Realty Farmville VA:
Five Tips When Buying Your First Home
 
Tip # 1: Get Your Credit in Order
                There are several credit reporting sites on the web that can let you know where your credit stands and also offer some advice on how to improve or maintain your credit score. Make sure to choose a reputable site that won’t use your information for unwanted purposes or that will keep running your score without your permission. These things can have a negative impact when a lender goes to check your credit for a loan. Don’t trust the web? No worries, you can … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty: Top 5 Things that Delay Your Closing - 12/20/19 12:37 PM
State Wide Realty:
Top 5 Things that Delay Your Closing
Everyone is anxious to close on their home but many are amazed when they run into delays - first the lenders and the inspections, then the holidays roll around…..you find yourself thinking what's next? Here are some top things that can delay your closing so you know what to look out for.
1. Lenders – This can happen for a number of reasons, ranging from underwriter delays and appraisals not coming in as expected. Find out up front anything that you may need to provide to your lender and deliver requested paperwork in a timely fashion to avoid … (3 comments)

realestateadvice: How Do I Sell My Home? State Wide Realty Answers - 05/31/19 11:41 AM
How Do I Sell My Home?
State Wide Realty Answers
Tips for Selling Your Home
The process of selling your home can be an emotional and exhausting process. There are many things you will need to do in preparation of placing your home on the selling market. By following some simple guidelines, selling your home can be a more enjoyable and smoother process.
Plan Ahead
If you are planning on purchasing a new home in the near future, it is a good idea to place your home on the market as far in advance as possible. If you wait to place your home on the … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: What Steps do I Take to Buy A Home? State Wide Realty Answers - 05/31/19 11:28 AM
What Steps do I Take to Buy A Home?
State Wide Realty Answers
Buying A Home
Purchasing a home is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their life. It involves a long-term commitment financially and emotionally, but it can also be a very exciting and rewarding experience.
When buying a new home, there are a few things to consider:
· What monthly payment can I afford?
· What am I looking for in a home?
· Which State Wide Realty Company REALTOR® do I work with?
· Once I find a home to purchase, what do I need to do next?
· How much cash do I … (0 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Answers: What to Know When Choosing a Listing Agent - 09/08/18 09:31 AM
State Wide Realty Answers:
What to Know When Choosing a Listing Agent
Selling your home is a major decision that affects numerous other life factors. This is why finding the right person to list your home is as important and deciding to sell.
When choosing a listing agent, keep these things in mind:
1. Does the agent live and work near my property? An agent that is not familiar with home selling trends for your area will not be able to provide you with good insight on how to effectively market your home and sell it quickly.
                All of our agents at State Wide Realty … (2 comments)

realestateadvice: State Wide Realty Home Tip: How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing - 01/04/18 11:54 AM
State Wide Realty Home Tip:
How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing
When cold weather strikes there is a threat of your pipes freezing and/or bursting. The expansion of the water when it freezes is what causes the pipes to eventually burst. There are several things you can do to PREVENT your pipes from freezing.
1. Make sure all your pipes under the house, in the garage, outside are properly insulated or covered with a weatherproof wrap or sleeve. Consult your plumber or home improvement expert for the best types to use.
2. When temperatures are going to be well below freezing outside keep … (0 comments)

 
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