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In September 2014, distraught sales accounted for 10 percent of sales:  7 percent of reported sales were foreclosed properties, and about 3 percent were short sales. The decline of distraught properties on the market explains to some degree why investment sales and all-cash sales have been on th...
11/09/2014
Here are tips from a Real Estate on how to buy and sell your house successfully: The Tips for Buyers: 1. It is all about location. 2. Think about a home. 3. Know your credit rating. 4. Know your price range and stick to it. 5. Head out of the city.  The Tips for Sellers:  1. Refresh and beautify....
11/02/2014
1. Hunt down the Neighborhood. 2. The Secret Science of Bidding. 3. Give Your House a Physical. 4. You are buying a House not Dating It. 5. Avoid Sleeper Costs. 6. Bigger Isn’t Always Better. 7. Don’t Try to Time the Market. 8. Avoid a Border Dispute. 9. Get Pre-Approved for Your Home Loan. 10. K...
10/27/2014
You’ve sold your house: Escrow has closed, and you’ve handed your keys to the new owners. But while the deal is done, you have a few more things to do. Here are the 10 things to do after you sell: 1. Keep copies of all paperwork related to the closing and settlement. Although it might be tempting...
10/20/2014
Leaving an old, familiar home and moving into a new one can be a difficult transition. Memories lurk in every corner, and knowing every inch of your home can make it feel like another member of the family. A new home, however exciting, can feel unfamiliar and cold. With a few tricks, however, you...
10/13/2014
Blogging can assist real estate agents build trustworthiness and gain referrals, especially if you maintain a superior, instructive, valuable real estate blog. 1. Avoid the hard sell. A pleasant written blog that is filled of important data can benefit you find faithful and reliable people, they'...
10/06/2014
Social media provides a way to further connect with your local clients and groups. Social can build trust, and spread your marketing through friends of friends. But how do you do it? 1. Facebook = How to use Social Media for Real Estate Agents. Facebook is where people go to to connect with frien...
09/29/2014
Open house is a free, one-day event held by a real estate agent to show a listed residential property to any interested parties. A scheduled period of time in which a house or other dwelling is designated to be open for viewing for potential buyers.  Open house can also refer to the real estate p...
09/23/2014
Housing prices in Ballantyne, which is part of Charlotte's Area 5 real estate location, range from $150,000 to well over $1 million with many communities priced between $300,000 - $500,000. Notable subdivisions within Ballantyne include: Allyson Park, Amberleigh, Ballantyne Country Club, Ballant...
09/15/2014
Almost all of us are so excited once we are moving to a new home. It's all wonderful and thrilled until we start to realize how much crap we have.   Here are helpful tips everyone should know:   1. Have a yard sale or garage sale and get rid of unused or unwanted items. In some cases I find it ea...
09/08/2014
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