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Realtor or Heart Surgeon?

You’re Going To Need To Sit Down. No, really, find a seat. I don’t want you to get hurt when you fall down after reading the following disturbing material. How much do you think a heart surgeon makes per hour? According to www.healthcare-salaries.com, heart surgeons make wages starting at $93 dollars an hour. With little…

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When Should a FSBO Do an Open House?

Know the Ins and Outs Of Your Open House First and foremost, let me state that I’m not a fan of open houses. They are far more a tool for agents to market themselves than a tool that will sell your home. But used wisely, and with proper expectations, you might be able to leverage…

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How Do I Sell My House On My Own?

You’re an independent person who likes to take things into their own hands.  When a job needs to be done, you gather the facts and the tools you’ll need to get started.  That’s just the way you like to operate.  So, it is no surprise that when the time has come to move, you begin…

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You Have a Buyer! Now What?

The Best Ways To Close Your Deal There is no doubt that finding a buyer is one of the biggest challenges in selling a house. But making it to the closing table unscathed – that takes real effort! The good news for you, as the seller, is that it’s absolutely possible to successfully arrive at…

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How the MLS is a Realtor’s Secret Weapon

What Exactly is the MLS? MLS stands for Multiple Listing Service, and it’s the private system Realtors use to electronically store and share information about your property. We use it for all kinds of things – sold comps, property records, watching sales activity, stats, etc. The MLS is generally local or regional, and it’s owned…

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5 Things You Forget When You “FSBO”

Your FSBO To-Do List If you’re anything like me, it’s hard to make sure you’re wearing matching shoes when racing out the door each morning, let alone remember the zillions of things that require your attention each and every day. Truly, the fact that I have two healthy, thriving children and a couple of live…

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Reduced Commission You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

What are your primary concerns when it comes to selling your home?  You want to find a buyer within a reasonable timeline, of course.  But a second, almost equally important concern is to get the optimal price for your home without having to lose a significant portion to a real estate agent in the process….

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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…