Choosing a REALTOR®

Choosing a REALTOR®

Buying or selling a home is a major decision in your life. Before you begin, find a professional you can trust. Your REALTOR® will be an important advisor during one of the most personal and exciting experiences of your life. It is OK to be very careful about choosing...
17 Simple Things to Make Your Home More Marketable

17 Simple Things to Make Your Home More Marketable

Make sure your entranceway says “Hey, look at me!”Paint (or touch up) exterior, and repair screens and windows.Check A/C and heating systems.Fix leaky faucets, toilets, and faulty lights.Repair wall cracks, re-caulk bathrooms, and kitchen.Mow lawn, edge driveway, and...
Quick Tips!

Quick Tips!

Call and schedule a date for termination of utilities, phone, and cable services so you don’t pay for service after you move.Give children a job to do during moving preparations. Boxing up their books or toys gets them involved with, and excited about, the...
After the SOLD Sign

After the SOLD Sign

You’ve probably spent so much time and effort on making sure your home sells for the best price possible that you may not realize there’s more to do! Now that the SOLD sign is in your yard, here are some things you can do to get ready for the move. Stop by your local...
Is a 1031 Exchange Right For You?

Is a 1031 Exchange Right For You?

You may have heard of people “exchanging” their investment property to avoid huge tax bites out of their sale proceeds. An exchange of real property can be a valuable tool to defer or avoid capital gains tax on real estate transactions. Section 1031 of the IRS Code...
Handle With Care!

Handle With Care!

Many people rank moving as one of the top five causes of stress. How you handle your children before and during the sale of your home can reduce some of their stress – and yours! Experts recommend the following to make this a smooth transition: Children should only be...

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