Employment’s Up, So are Buyers – Sellers

This just in, great news for sellers: due to the sky-rocketing increase of employment and job opportunities, the need for housing has sky-rocketed as well! I can’t stress this enough: it’s time to sell! “A busy week of economic data was capped off today by strong employment numbers. If we could only pick one area…

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Pets in the Mix – Sellers

A dog will always be man’s best friend, no matter what. But will it always be a seller’s best friend? Let’s do some digging on the presence of pets. “A friendly dog or a curious feline might be just the thing for you and your family. As members of the household, pets have a place…

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Affordable Home Calculator – Sellers

Ever wonder what’s affordable for you? CNN Money has the hook-up. “Tell us how much you make, how much you’ve got for a downpayment, and your debt, and find out how far to stretch when home hunting. To arrive at an “affordable” home price, we followed the guidelines of most lenders. We’ve allowed a total…

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Selling Secrets with Nicole Curtis – Sellers

We all know that selling our homes can be difficult sometimes, and we’re obviously craving some great tips to help ease the process, and benefit us securely and financially. Luckily, Nicole Curtis has some of the answers to our concerns. Curtis, host of HGTV’s “Rehab Addict”, has been fixing up houses for over 15 years.…

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Why Buyers Choose What They Do – Sellers

Buyers don’t just shake hands and sign contracts without considering the outcome of their home purchase. There’s so much more to it than that. When buyers make this gigantic life choice, they focus on three main points: location, condition, price. Confused? Don’t fret. Blanche Evans at RealtyTimes.com has all the newest info on this real…

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Tap into your Equity, right now! – Sellers

“Homeowners are treating their castles like cash registers again. Borrowers took out about 230,200 home-equity lines of credit in the first quarter, up 9% from a year prior, letting them tap up to $23.4 billion, the highest quarterly amount since 2008. The average credit line in March was $100,207, up 4% from a year earlier…

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EQUITY KILLERS?! – Sellers

“Hey you – the one putting electric green shag carpet in all the bedrooms. The one turning the dining room into a bedroom – without a closet. The one transforming your kitchen into an homage to Arabian Nights. The one painting all the walls black and replacing all the wood baseboards with Lucite. What are you…

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Ready to Sell Your Home? – Sellers

When you put your home on the market, you may think you’re really ready to sell, but if you’re throwing roadblocks in front of buyers, you’re really not ready at all. When you’re not really ready to sell, you tend to be unrealistic and say things to your friends, family and your real estate agent…

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Damaged Home? Guarantee your insurance!

Damaged home: “Tornadoes. Hurricanes. Wildfires. Over the past decade, insurance companies have paid more than $450 billion in property damages to policyholders.” As you can see from this Les Christie quotation, American insurance companies have dished out loads of money to retroactively support victims of various natural disasters, which have occurred numerously within the last…

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Life Hacks: 20 You NEED To Know – Sellers

As a seller, you have or are currently facing the same problem sellers have faced for centuries: what do I hold on to? I personally know, as a hoarder, that it can be extremely difficult to let go of old household items, even if they evidently have no emotional sentiment or significance whatsoever. Rather than…

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