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Landscaping to Sell Landscaping to Sell

By Matea Shosho

The first impression potential buyers have of your home is of its exterior. If you are trying to impress your potential buyers, you have to do it from the moment they set their eyes on the exterior of your property, so it would be wise that you spend time improving the landscaping. Having a great looking exterior can significantly improve your chances of selling and usually returns 100% the investment you put in.

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Christina Kelley

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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Questions to Ask a Real Estate Lawyer Questions to Ask a Real Estate Lawyer

Before you hire a real estate attorney, make sure that the attorney you're considering is experienced and that you are comfortable with how you case is going to be handled. Preparing for your first meeting will cover the basics, but it's important to get some information out on table, such as his or her work style, case history, and billing details.

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Saving on Home Owner's Insurance Saving on Home Owner's Insurance

It may seem obvious to some, but many home owner's completely neglect to shop around for quotes from multiple insurers, costing them money that could have been saved on a better deal.

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What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low? What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low?

By Derren Peters

You negotiated the price, drew up all the contracts, and bought champagne for the closing. Then the appraisal came back lower than the sale price. Now what?

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Passage of Title Passage of Title

One of the most important legal steps of buying a house is the Passage of Title, and for the same reason, it also tends to cause the most trouble. Here are some key facts to know about the passage of title on your own property.

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Importance Of A Home Inspection Importance Of A Home Inspection

You've found the house of your dreams and negotiated the seller down to a price you can manage. There is one more important thing you need to do to make sure you don't end up paying thousands of dollars in hidden costs.

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Subletting Your Residence Subletting Your Residence

By Christina Kelley

A brief guide to subletting your residence and how to best approach the transaction.

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Agent's Protocol Agent's Protocol

By Eddie Gallese

You are ready to start the home search and you want to secure a buyer's agent to represent you. Here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your agent.

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What is the role of an Appraiser? What is the role of an Appraiser?

By Christina Kelley

Real estate is expensive and changes hands much less frequently than most commodities. For this reason, the market value of any particular property is often difficult to determine. The role of a real estate appraiser is to help their clients to systematically determine the market value of a property, which is one of the first steps in a real estate transactions whether you are a buyer or a seller.

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