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Downsizing For Retirement? 4 Tips To Make It Better

20 May 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

For many people working toward retirement, downsizing their homes is part of the plan. And it can be a wise move to free up money for retirement and meet future physical limitations. But there are several difficulties that make this process challenging emotionally and financially. If this is in your retirement plan, here are a few tips to help you make the best transition you can. Get Realistic Estimates Many homeowners don't have an accurate assessment of the value of their home or the cost of the new one -- and that number can be constantly shifting. Read More …

4 Ways To Inexpensively Prepare Your Home For Open House

10 May 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

In a perfect world, you would be inundated with offers for your home when you place it for sale. In the real world, you could spend weeks or months waiting for an acceptable offer. Real estate is tricky that way. Fortunately, with the proper preparation of your home, you can increase the odds of getting an offer quickly on your home. Here are some tips to help. Clean Your Windows and Buy Lamps Read More …

Hiring a Property Manager for Out-of-Town Properties

21 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you own properties that aren't near your home, it can be hard to be a present landlord to tenants. There are various reasons that hiring a property manager might be a helpful way for you to manage renters and help tenants solve problems. Here are four things that property managers can do for you if you are a long-distance landlord. 1. Different Time Zones If you are in a different time zone, the last thing you are going to want is a call at 3:00 am local time because of a minor plumbing issue. Read More …

Property Management Success: Do You Know Why People Move?

13 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

With 10 percent of Americans being unhappy with their current living conditions -- some of which who are going to be coming to your rental property to check it out, it is crucial that you know why people are moving so you can market to your potential renters effectively. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, here are a few reasons why people move: 1. They Want a Safer Place to Live with Less Crime. Read More …

Tips For Shopping Estate Sales Successfully

10 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Estate sales are a different environment than garage sales and yard sales. When you go to an estate sale, pretty much everything on the property will be for sale unless it's marked otherwise. In most cases, estate sales are hosted because the owner has passed away or is liquidating everything. Estate sales can be overwhelming, but when you have a plan ahead of time, you'll be able to navigate the sale with ease. Read More …

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What is the perfect home? What is perfect for one person may be too small or large for another? Do you want a home made of brick or do you want one made of wood? Do you want a condo or do you want a house on a nice big piece of land? Getting a few answers before you begin looking for your new home can eliminate many of the options on the market. This will help to decrease the time it takes for you to search for the home that you find perfect for yourself and your family's needs.