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2009 

In the current real estate market, everything about a home for sale has to be eye-catching. Because there are so many homes on the market, putting a low price on a home isn’t enough. Sellers need to get connected by having a realtor, perform home improvement tasks and put their best foot forward ...
02/20/2009
There’s so much information available on the web on staging that you can expect just about every seller to use staging tactics. While staging is just another way of making a home look its best, sometimes it can be used to compensate for a homes inadequacies. For instance, if a home uses small fu...
02/20/2009
Buying a home is exciting, but buying a defective home is not so exciting. There are many ways to detect defective homes, some defects are more obvious than others so employing a variety of methods is the best way to go about finding defects. The best way to detect problem homes is to get thoroug...
02/19/2009
When dealing with a double-edged sword…handle with care. Foreclosures can be great deals, but if taken lightly can produce unfavorable results. Foreclosures have only become popular recently with the declining economic times. Prior to the recession, foreclosures were seen as unkempt property or e...
02/19/2009
Real estate has had many fads throughout the years, whether its condos in urban areas or vacation property in rural areas fads are ubiquitous throughout real estate in the U.S. A new fad picking up steam is live/work residences. A live/work residence is a property built specifically for home-base...
02/17/2009
Of the many issues that seriously divide the nation, whether or not one should buy a home in the current real estate market is up definitely up there. Both sides have valid points but lately it seems the side that promotes buying is gaining ground. Not only is there a $7,500 dollar incentive for ...
02/16/2009