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By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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How Important Is A Home Inspection?  2 Words!  Very Important! I get this question all the time from buyers who don't wish to pay for a home inspection... it really is a must!  A home inspection gives the buyer peace of mind in knowing what potential problems exist in the house.  Every house has ...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Have you taken a look at the exterior painting of your home?  How about the interior painting?  More often than not... a coat of paint is just what the Doctor Ordered when it comes time to sell your home! This scraping and repainting the trim... you may ask me... Is it really that important? YES ...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Curb Appeal is a big topic real estate agents discuss.  As a seller you want your home to stand out with curb appeal.  This means the exterior of the house for sale is so nice and attractive that any potential buyers who drive by the home will want to make an appointment to take a look at the ins...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Thanks to everyone who showed up at my Open House today!  We had a wonderful turnout!  It's always a blast meeting folks from around the community and those outside of Delaware!  Every Open House really is a great time!  Thanks to everyone who came today! I hope to have 1 more Open House before t...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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LAST CHANCE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TAX CREDITS! See me and your tax accountant! $8,000 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit and $6,500 Existing Homeowner Tax Credit Available! Come Out To See Me, REALTOR ® Tom Davis Today , Sunday April 18th from 1-4 PM right in Bicentennial Village! Also feel free to ...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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The tax credit deadline is approaching!  To qualify, first-time home buyers must have a binding written contract by April 30, 2010 and must close by July 1.   This tax credit is available as part of the U.S. plan to stimulate the housing market.  Last fall Congress approved the extended home buye...

By Dianne Deming
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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Tonight is your last chance to see Clearspace Productions' rendition of Fiddler on the Roof!  It starts at 7pm in the beautiful Schwartz Center in Dover.  What's a traditional Jewish father to do as his daughters reach marrying age in a changing world?  Come to the theater tonight and find out!  ...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Lead based paint.   Any home built prior to 1978 is known to have lead based paint.   Your real estate agent will provide you with a booklet from the United States environmental protection agency, called protect your family from lead in your home.  This booklet will give you the facts and hazards...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Ventilating the roof   One way to help protect your home from roof damage is to ensure that it is properly ventilated.  You'll want to make sure that the attics and crawl spaces are ventilated properly.  Ease his way to check the ventilation is to simply put a thermometer in the attic on a warm d...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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The problems with the roof!   Problem with the roof are likely to be among the most disturbing thing that you will encounter when you're searching for a house.  So as a buyer how do you know what is up there!  A home inspector!  Many homes do need a new roof or sometime in the near future.  Since...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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You rely on detailed information when buying a home.  Your search for the right home will go a lot more smoothly if you establish your preference and priorities.  Be clear with your real estate agent and let them know the small details not only the big and this will help narrow down the home that...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Buying a house is a big deal! Your goal is not to see every single house out there in your target area but to refine the list and look at those that closely match your needs.  Being careful and thorough may seem like an obvious thing to do but this is where I see many buyers make a mistake.  Your...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Is your wish list way too big?   As a buyer it is important to consider some other things on your wish list but it's also important to realize when the list is just not practical.  For example, you may want a four bedroom home, with the three car garage, and a full finished basement for $100,000!...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Most of us can't just live anywhere!  As a buyer you have many things that you worry about like getting to work and back!  School situations might be important to you as well.  I always recommend to buyers to tour the areas that they are most interested in before venturing out with the real estat...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Cleaning the bathroom.   You would be surprised at how many homes I've toured in which the bathroom could have had a much better positive impression on the buyer.  One of the number one things I see buyers looking at is that caulking around the bathroom tub, toilet, and sink.  Most of my buyers h...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Your best return on investment is paint! Paint paint and paint!  I tour so many homes on the market and notice so many Sellers make this mistake, they do not paint their home!  Paint neutral colors like white would be my recommendation.  You could try to talk a dog off a meat wagon, but until it'...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Struggling economy has pushed some agents out of business and into a job.   I can usually gauge how an agents day is going if I have to reach them on the phone for something like showing a house or an offer but one day this week was different, it was an agent that was so stressed that she said sh...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
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Okay once your done with all the repairs in your home, now it is time for the fun part... Showing Off Your House!  You are ready to sell and ready to shine to all the potential buyers out there! Here is a good place to start , the living room!  Walk into your living room and take a real good look...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
(Harrington ERA,DE Homes For Sale, $$ Save $$ Buy Today !)
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As a seller in today's a real estate market you need to do everything you can to sell your home faster and at the highest amount of money.  To make sure that you have a happy experience be sure to avoid the top 10 mistakes a home seller makes.   When selling your home you could easily fall into o...

By Tom Davis, FREE Delaware Homes Search!, $$ Save $$ - Find Homes! Delaware Realtor
(Harrington ERA,DE Homes For Sale, $$ Save $$ Buy Today !)
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Sellers must pay close attention to this advice in order to maximize the benefit to them! In a down sellers market, you have to rise to meet buyer expectations and that means you must do a little more this time to sell your home! For example, perhaps you put off putting in a new tile floor in the...

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