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Should You Sell or Stay When You Retire?

Jan 21, 2020 (0) comment , , ,

Should You Sell or Stay When You Retire

One of the major decisions facing the newly retired is what to do with their home.  Some retirees want to downsize so they have fewer maintenance chores, while others can’t imagine living anywhere else.  Still others consider using the equity in their home to buy another smaller home and use their former primary home as…

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Can’t Afford a Professional Stager for Your Home Sale?

Jan 15, 2020 (0) comment , , , ,

Can’t Afford a Professional Stager for Your Home Sale

While we have all witnessed the dramatic transformations on HGTV when a home is put on the market, we are pretty sure the price is more than most of us can afford.  So, what can we do to make our listings as attractive as possible without breaking the bank? Here are a couple of tips…

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Looking to Improve Your Home’s Value?

Jan 07, 2020 (0) comment , , , , , ,

Looking to Improve Your Home’s Value

Are your toying with the idea of selling or staying in your home?  Whatever you decide, increasing the value of your home is a win-win.  Some improvements you can make will add to the beauty of your home, while others will make it more efficient or more comfortable.  Whether you want to build equity in…

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Simple Ways to Make Your House Smell Like the Holidays

Dec 10, 2019 (0) comment , , , ,

Simple Ways to Make Your House Smell Like the Holidays

Several behavioral studies have demonstrated that smells trigger more vivid emotional memories and are better at inducing that feeling of “being brought back in time” than images. Never is that more apparent than during the holiday season.   Winter holidays would not be the same without the warm, cozy scents of the season.  How can you…

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Financing From Long-Time Lenders

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Financing From Long Time Lenders

You no longer need to worry about having unexpected charges added to closing costs or being “turned down elsewhere” at the last moment!  You can trust The Guys in the White Hats to be honest with your loan, from start to finish.  And for someone who just missed qualifying for conventional financing, take advantage of…

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Taking the Fear Out of Home Buying

Dec 03, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , , ,

Taking the Fear Out of Home Buying

The present state of the real estate market is classified as a “Seller’s Market”.  That alone is enough to frighten any potential home buyer. Add to that a first-time buyer’s anxiety and you have every reason for “buyer’s paralysis”.  It doesn’t need to be that way, though. With a well thought out plan, a trusted…

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Furniture Arrangement Matters

Nov 25, 2019 (0) comment , , , ,

Furniture Arrangement Matters

It is important to consider the use of the space when designing furniture placement in a home. Be it staging a house to sell quicker or catch a higher purchase price; How about setting up one’s home for better comfort and entertainment.  Furniture makes the room, but the placement of the furniture matters just as…

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Smart Home Gadgets to Increase Your Rental’s Appeal

Nov 13, 2019 (0) comment , , , ,

Smart Home Gadgets to Increase Your Rental’s Appeal

If you are looking to upgrade your rental property without spending a fortune, here are some high-to-moderate tech improvements you can implement that can appeal to potential renters:  Smart Door Locks-$200:  These allow the renter to remotely lock and unlock the doors with a mobile app allowing contractors to access the property without a key. …

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What Are Buyers Looking for in Homes Today?

Nov 05, 2019 (0) comment , , , ,

What Are Buyers Looking for in Homes Today 1

Sellers are always curious about what features will make their home stand out to possible buyers.  Based on a recent survey conducted by realtor.com, Millennials are more interested in a big backyard than air conditioning.  Other findings included: Updated kitchens with new appliances are more important than updated bathrooms.  Most people surveyed ranked updated kitchens…

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Recently Funded – Scary Good!

Oct 22, 2019 (0) comment , , , , , , ,

Recently Funded – Scary Good

Getting approval for a home loan or refinance does not have to be painful – or scary! With our new Alt-A Hard Money program, you can get rates as low as *6%, fast approvals and many loans funded in less than 1 week. If you or a client is trying to get a loan, give…

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