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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services - RS299330
Here is a question I received online: Amy, I am building a small deck on the back of our house this summer and wondered if there is any reason to consider Trex (composite) over traditional treated wood from a resale perspective? As an agent, do you find that a deck adds value and does a composite...
You know as an agent I am noticing changes in the market. I have recently seen some homes go on the market and sell in a week or a day. Some foreclosures and some regular home sales. Homes are starting to move faster. Some homes are crisp, clean, and great curb appeal and some homes are just a pl...
Of course one big question, I get when I am working with a first time home buyer is: "What do I need to do for you to write up an offer?" Well, if you have your pre-approval for a loan in hand, the next thing to do is write up the offer with your hand money or earnest money. These funds are used ...
This two story home is an exceptional buy. The long driveway leading to this spacious home on two acres is pleasantly inviting. Relax on the font porch or lounge on the back porch near the pool. There is lots of room to run and play. The down stairs has a wonderful open floor plan. There is a fir...
Exciting news has hit the housing market. FHA is allowing its lenders to apply the $8000 tax credit to the down payment when purchasing a home - for first time home buyers. Great reasons to buy today: 1) Interests Rates are Historically Low 2) Housing Inventory is plenty 3) Up to $8,000 tax credi...
Many home owners think of their dog and other pets as a part of their family. A seller needs to keep in mind that a potential buyer for your home may not share your feelings. Unfortunately for you, some may not even prefer pets for various reasons, some reasons may even including allergies. So th...
Great News for the housing market. Buyers are out there taking advantage of their first time home buyer credit. Don't miss out on this great opportunity in time. Rates are still great, inventory is high, and prices are affordable. Thinking about it? Go for it! This is what the NAR (National Assoc...
Well I went back to the interesting old home that my investor was considering. So it was my chance to get a photo of this unique situation. Check out the photo. I had to squeeze in. Ok so sellers here is a tip: Always make sure you have a toilet in your only bathroom, because bathrooms and kitche...
HGTV came up with a list of several things that make buyers bite. Here are some key things to consider when getting your home ready for sale. 1. Have A Nice Entryway - This is your chance to have a great first impression. What are the buyers seeing when they first come in. 2. Hardwood Floors - Ma...
With real estate, every day something pops up that you have never seen or done before. Even for agents that have been in the business for years. My, you would be surprised too of the kinds of things we have to see or deal with. Funny thing is you can run into very interesting properties when look...

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