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What to Expect During the House Selling Journey
Posted on 04/05/2020
What to Expect During the House Selling Journey
Selling a home rarely proves to be a simple, straightforward process. However, if you plan ahead for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to identify and address potential hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for the home selling journey. 1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses...
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Evaluate the Buyer's Perspective
Posted on 03/29/2020
Evaluate the Buyer's Perspective
As a home seller, it generally is a good idea to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine why buyers may consider your house over other available properties and map out the home selling journey accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you assess the buyer's perspective before you embark on the house...
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Inspection or No Inspection - What You Need to Know
Posted on 03/22/2020
Inspection or No Inspection - What You Need to Know
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Posted on 03/15/2020
Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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Real Estate Investment: What It Is and How To Get Started
Posted on 03/08/2020
Real Estate Investment: What It Is and How To Get Started
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Posted on 03/01/2020
Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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70 Our Memory Lane, Mills River, NC 28759 now has a new price of $494,500!
Posted on 02/26/2020
70 Our Memory Lane, Mills River, NC 28759 now has a new price of $494,500!
Motivated Seller! This furnished spacious home on 3+ acres located in Mills River showcases a quiet private setting, abundant wildlife & creeks! This one owner home has been meticulously cared for & completely updated. It features a flowing floor plan, storage galore, spacious split bedrooms, large kitchen w/granite countertops, island & grill, pantry, self-close cabinets, formal dining area, surround sound, separate FR w/wood FP, and crown molding. Large Master en suite on main floor w/walk-in shower, jet tub, dual sinks. Upper level offers 2nd Master Suite w/full bath, office, large walk-in closets & attic space. All main level rooms have...
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The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing: ABS & CDO
Posted on 02/23/2020
The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing: ABS & CDO
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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Will a Rural Loan Work for You?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Will a Rural Loan Work for You?
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Vacant land is a hot commodity – especially for builders. If you’re searching for a home, you may find one in an area that’s growing in population but still offers great lots. Interestingly enough, these areas that look like thriving cities could be zoned in an area deemed “rural.” If so, you...
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Asset-Backed Security Basics
Posted on 02/09/2020
Asset-Backed Security Basics
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay The common understanding of an asset-based debt is a loan meant to be repaid with interest, over time, and backed by a physical asset such as a building or a car. The asset serves as collateral that can be claimed by the lender in case of borrower default. An Asset-Based Security (ABS),...
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70 Our Memory Lane, Mills River, NC 28759 now has a new price of $509,900!
Posted on 02/08/2020
70 Our Memory Lane, Mills River, NC 28759 now has a new price of $509,900!
Motivated Seller! This furnished spacious home on 3+ acres located in Mills River showcases a quiet private setting, abundant wildlife & creeks! This one owner home has been meticulously cared for & completely updated. It features a flowing floor plan, storage galore, spacious split bedrooms, large kitchen w/granite countertops, island & grill, pantry, self-close cabinets, formal dining area, surround sound, separate FR w/wood FP, and crown molding. Large Master en suite on main floor w/walk-in shower, jet tub, dual sinks. Upper level offers 2nd Master Suite w/full bath, office, large walk-in closets & attic space. All main level rooms have...
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How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Posted on 02/02/2020
How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Booming housing markets are obviously bad news for buyers, especially if they're afraid they're about to buy smack dab in the middle of a bubble. However, there are also reasons why residents and even home sellers should fear housing booms as well. When a city or town undergoes rapid growth due to...
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