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Can I Sell My Home Now? Questions You Need to Answer

With interest rates rising and the economy showing signs of slowing it may now be the time to sell your home.  When can I sell my home for the highest price? Conventional wisdom says that the summer is the best time to sell your home, since there are the most...
How Buying a Home Can Protect Against Inflation

How Buying a Home Can Protect Against Inflation

Why is everything so expensive?! Rising inflation rates have affected all of us. Prices for things like gas, groceries, and other services have been rising at an alarming rate. In fact, such a dramatic inflationary period hasn't happened since the early 80's. Not only...

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Top 10 Home Energy Savings Tips for Spring

Top 10 Home Energy Savings Tips for Spring

An important part of homeownership is making sure your home is operating as efficiently as possible. The following simple home energy saving tips are a great way to start reducing your energy usage - and your energy bills - this season! Service your air conditioner....

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How to Get an Offer Accepted in 2022

How to Get an Offer Accepted in 2022

Making a winning offer on a home in a seller’s market is like trying to say the alphabet backwards. It’s not easy. Sellers are focused on getting the highest price possible for their homes. While buyers continue to struggle in understanding how to get an offer...

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Should I Offer Less Than Asking Price? Start Here

Should I Offer Less Than Asking Price? Start Here

Buying a house is often the most expensive purchase a person will ever make in their lifetime. Knowing when to offer less than asking price might help save money in the long run. Many buyers wonder what they can offer on a house and what a seller would ultimately...

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The Best Time to Buy a House: A Complete Guide

The Best Time to Buy a House: A Complete Guide

If you’ve found yourself wondering what the best time to buy a house is, there are a few different routes to get the right answer. Some recommend studying the market trends for the best interest rate. While others recommend a specific month, and even a best day of the...

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How to Downsize Your Home: Important Tips to Consider

How to Downsize Your Home: Important Tips to Consider

While some real estate agents might think that Always Be Closing is a mantra for their professional lives, everybody (some more than others) should partake at least a little bit in Always Be Downsizing. The human experience is one of endlessly acquiring more stuff and...

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What credit score do I need to buy a house?

What credit score do I need to buy a house?

Your credit score can have a major impact on your ability to buy a house and the types of loans that are best for you. Not to mention how big your down payment needs to be, and how much interest you will need to pay. For first time buyers, knowing how much house you...

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Seattle Housing Market: February 2022

Seattle Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Raleigh Housing Market: February 2022

Raleigh Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Phoenix Housing Market: February 2022

Phoenix Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Denver Housing Market: February 2022

Denver Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Charleston Housing Market: February 2022

Charleston Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Atlanta Housing Market: February 2022

Atlanta Housing Market: February 2022

Following December holidays, buyers flooded the real estate market in January. Unfortunately, they were met with low inventory levels and with that, limited homes to choose from in markets across the country. While many are hoping for relief from the seller’s market...

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Things to Look for When Buying a House

Things to Look for When Buying a House

People always come to me and ask “What should I know about buying a house?” or “What if I’m a first-time home buyer?” or “What should I look for when buying a house?”. So, I thought I’d put pen to paper and share my experiences with everyone. Whenever I first meet...

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Best Places to Live in Summit County | A Complete Guide

Best Places to Live in Summit County | A Complete Guide

Colorado is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, and who could blame the people moving here? The Centennial State is filled with endless outdoor activities, stunning natural beauty, and a thriving culture. Not all of Colorado is created equal, though....

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Buying a house for sale by owner

Buying a house for sale by owner

Many buyers don’t set out to purchase a home that is listed as for sale by owner. After all, only 8% of the homes sold in 2021 were listed as for sale by owner. But, it’s common to come across FSBO homes during your search. And if you choose to make an offer there are...

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Selling Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

Selling Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

Selling your home without a real estate agent can be exciting, but the process can also be stressful and time consuming. A For Sale By Owner (FSBO) seller must commit to not only getting their home ready to sell but also marketing their home until they find a...

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How Real Commissions Impact Home Equity

How Real Commissions Impact Home Equity

In 2021, 92% of people selling a home used a real estate agent. Real estate agents can make the process of selling a home more transparent and less overwhelming. But at what cost? Licensed agents earn a real estate commission for selling your home. The traditional...

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What Does Escrow Mean and How Does It Work in Real Estate?

What Does Escrow Mean and How Does It Work in Real Estate?

During a transaction that requires a substantial amount of money, like a real estate purchase, it's essential to trust the person on the other side of the deal. The concept of escrow can help minimize risk during these large transactions and allow buyers and sellers...

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Contingent vs Under Contract: What’s the Difference?

Contingent vs Under Contract: What’s the Difference?

Odds are if you’re in the market to buy a house you’ve seen the terms contingent and under contract. But how do you differentiate contingent vs under contract aside from simply reading what the sign or online real estate listing says? For homeowners selling their...

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Assessed Vs Market Value: What’s The Difference?

Assessed Vs Market Value: What’s The Difference?

The assessed value versus the market value of a home are often very different leading to confusion among homeowners. They are viewed as something that should be similar but in reality, they are very different from each other. Usually, the assessed value of a home is...

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Seattle Housing Market: January 2022

Seattle Housing Market: January 2022

The month of December followed seasonal trends for this time of year with inventory hitting an all time low for 2021. While there are still buyers in the market competing for the available listings, most buyers who are able have paused their search until after the...

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