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 Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home!

Posted on Nov 04, 2019


Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home
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A home purchase is likely one of the largest financial investments you'll make in your lifetime.
It's important to get this one right.
For the best financial outcomes, avoid the following mistakes.
Taking on too much:
You think you've found your dream home, but it's outside your housing budg...

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Ask the Agent: "How Do I Know If I've Found the Right House?"

Posted on Nov 04, 2019


How do I know if I’ve found the right house?
Buying a house is probably the most significant purchase you’ll ever make.
With so many options, it can be challenging to choose just one. 
To determine whether a home is right for you, ask yourself a couple of key questions about each property.
Does the home meet my must-haves?
Write down a few deal breakers...

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Protect Your Privacy (and Your Curb Appeal Too)

Posted on Oct 21, 2019


Protect Your Privacy (and Your Curb Appeal Too)
A 50-foot fence would provide plenty of privacy. 
A moat will keep people out of your yard. 
But I’m guessing you probably want something a little more attractive for your property.
Fortunately, there are tasteful, appealing options that will allow you to keep nosy neighbours at bay. 
The two main areas to...

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50 Essential Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Speedy, Top-Price Sale!

Posted on Oct 14, 2019



"Home staging" was coined by Barb Schwarz back in the early '70s, and the concept has become well known as "house fluffing," "dressing to sell," and "home presentation". 
 The focus of staging is to make a home more marketable by creating the most appealing home to the greatest number of prospective buyers. 
It should be impersonal enough not to infr...

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The OPEN House Has Become Irrelevant

Posted on Sep 17, 2019


In the old days, sellers could rely on open houses to give their properties wide exposure to potential buyers.
But now, thanks to the Internet, the traditional open house is old hat.
The vast majority of buyers now dip their toes into the housing market online. 
They can easily narrow their choices through websites with vast databases of local propert...

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Create Sharp Interiors: Avoid These Decorating Disasters!

Posted on Sep 10, 2019


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that saying rings true for how one chooses to decorate one’s home. 
Therefore, one person’s love of leopard print could be another person’s decorating disaster. 
If you are looking to sell your home this year, change up or avoid these top five no-nos. 
Wall-to-wall carpeting. 
Having wall-to-wall carpet is the...

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