Why Do Homebuyers And Sellers Rarely Meet?

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In most cases, home buyers and sellers do not meet face-to-face until their closing date. Real estate agents see a number of risks in introducing buyers and sellers, so they generally prefer to handle all of the communication until it’s time to close on the home. However, there are also some benefits of meeting the […]

4 Myths About Selling Your Home Today

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Real estate is a complicated industry, and there are plenty of misconceptions about selling your home. In today’s market, many sellers have unrealistic expectations because they’ve heard so many myths. Understanding the reality of the 2022 real estate market will help you market your home and choose the best offer, so you should be aware […]

How To Buy A Home With Bad Credit

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Your credit score is a reflection of years of borrowing history, and there are a number of reasons why you might not have the best credit. Maybe you’ve never taken out a loan before, so you have minimal credit history. Maybe you ran into financial hardship many years ago and still have derogatory marks on […]

What to Do When a Contractor Doesn’t Finish the Job

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Finding the right contractor to complete your home repair or renovation project can be difficult. Unfortunately, even if you’ve thoroughly vetted your contractor, you may still run into issues. An unreliable contractor might take much longer to get the job done than expected, and they may even abandon the project entirely. If your contractor left […]

Mistakes To Avoid When Handling A Family Member’s Estate

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Losing a family member is a devastating experience. It can feel difficult to proceed with managing your loved one’s estate while you’re still in the grieving process, but properly handling their home and belongings is important. Managing an estate is an enormous responsibility that you face during an emotional time, so it’s not uncommon for […]

4 factors to look for when looking at an offer

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Getting multiple offers on your home puts you in a great position. Buyers offer more when they’re in competition with others, and you get to choose the deal that works best for you. Knowing which offer to select can be challenging, though, as the highest dollar value isn’t necessarily the best choice. The amount offered […]

Tips for buying the perfect piece of land

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If you choose the lot carefully, land can be an excellent investment. Land is a finite resource, so no matter what you do with the property, it will always have some value. It also can act as a blank canvas for your dream home, and building your house from the ground up can be very […]

What to Do When Sellers Leave Their Junk Behind

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Closing on your new home and preparing to move in should be an exciting experience. You and your family get a fresh start in a new space, and you have endless possibilities for how to arrange and decorate each room. This ideal image of your move can come crashing down, though, if your home is […]

How To Avoid A Delayed Closing

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Buying or selling a home requires an enormous amount of paperwork from a number of different entities. Because there are so many moving pieces in this process, one tiny mistake can lead to significant delays. The last thing you want as a buyer or a seller is to delay the closing, so you should be […]