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To Open or Not to Open? That is the Question.

What’s It Worth? You spent a week de-cluttering closets, cleaning out the garage, touching up paint, and finding somewhere for the dog to go. You race home from church to throw some cookies in the oven and run the sweeper one last time. “I hope it’s worth it,” you mutter to yourself as you jog…

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Get the Facts About Your Local Flat Fee Real Estate Agency

If you are about to embark on the adventure of selling your home, one of the first steps that you take is to make decisions about what sort of a real estate agency, if any, you would like to work with.  Some advertise themselves as flat rate or flat fee agencies, while others bill themselves…

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Can I Sell My House Without a Realtor?

Are you thinking about selling your home?  Do you feel like you have a good handle on the selling process?  Are you asking yourself ‘Can I sell my house without a Realtor’?  If so, it is time to get the facts about what real estate agents do and whether or not you should try to…

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Boo! Don’t let a Realtor Scare You!

Remember, don’t be afraid! Like any good drama-filled industry, Real Estate is chock full of scary stories. The only thing that’s missing is s’mores and a flashlight under their chin as brokers regale us with stories of sellers who went the FSBO route and “nearly lost everything.” The irony of that point of view is…

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I’m Not Emotional – Unless I’m Moving

What Goes Into A Move I’m not the kind of girl who has a pack of girlfriends with me wherever I go. I don’t watch sappy movies, read love stories, or take periodic “girl trips.” Nope, I’m more on the “guy” end of the emotional spectrum than the “girl” end. I’d rather sit on the…

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Worst Case Scenario for FSBOs

You can do it! You can put your house on the market for at least 30 days and see what happens! Your Worst Case Scenario The worst case scenario is that you end up listing with an agent because it didn’t sell FSBO. You were probably going to do that anyway, so ultimately, there is…

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Don’t Get Stuck in the 80’s

We love the 80’s! My 10 year old daughter has her alarm ringtone set to Ozzy Ozbourne’s “Crazy Train,” and knows nearly all the words to Bon Jovi’s and Journey’s top hits. My husband dressed up as Axel Rose for Halloween one year, and my 11 year old daughter frequently expresses her amazement that I…

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“I Did it My Way” – The Frank Sinatra Approach

Listen To Frank… If I had to pick a theme song for my life, I Did It My Way would be it. As a kid, my parents couldn’t tell me anything. “Don’t touch that it’s hot,” was merely an invitation to man-handle the object in question. “You’ll never find anything in that mess,” was a…

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Your Questions Answered On:The Best Way to Sell A House?

Whether you are relocating for a job or downsizing for retirement, moving can be a daunting task.  For many people, one of the most stressful aspects of this process is selling their home.  Like most homeowners, you probably want to find a buyer quickly without taking a major loss in the value of your home….