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The Unexpected Downsides of Selling Without an Agent

December 19, 2014 by 1 Comment

With the internet playing such a huge role in selling a house these days, going it alone—no real estate agent in sight—can look like a pretty simple decision. There are a few big reasons you’re probably considering this route, like being able to skip the 6% commission fee and having complete control over everything from... View Article

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Save Money and Energy this Winter by Plugging Your Drafts

December 18, 2014 by Leave a comment

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. While remodeling the kitchen or putting down new carpet may pay off when you sell the house, the immediate benefits to you are usually just cosmetic. If you’re looking for a less flashy project that can actually save you cash immediately, consider first fixing your drafts. Air... View Article

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What to Do If Your House Isn’t Selling

December 16, 2014 by Leave a comment

So you haven’t had a showing in weeks and you’ve forgotten what your realtor looks like and you may or may not have started to wonder if you’ll be moving after all. You’re not alone. With the housing market recovering so unevenly, many sellers are finding that they’re not able to move on as quickly... View Article

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Four Things You Need to Do Before Listing Your House

December 10, 2014 by Leave a comment

If you’re eager to sell your home and buy a new one, you might rush to put your house on the market. However, you should take a step back and really assess the situation. If there’s a lot of competition in your local market, your property can sit for several months with little interest. This can... View Article

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