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5 Rules for What You Can and Can’t Take When You Sell Your House

The selling season is here and if you’re thinking of selling your home there are many details that can slip through the cracks. When they pop up again, they can get pretty nasty, even to the point of killing the … Continue reading

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Resale Issues Buyers Don’t Think About

Showing properties to prospective buyers is great fun. I get to listen to all sorts of ideas a dreams about how each address might serve the prospective home buyer’s family. One of the things home buyers can miss is what … Continue reading

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DIY or Pay A Pro? The Top Five Most Searched Home Improvement Jobs

Stephen Jones, my Farmer’s Insurance agent sends me interesting articles from time to time. Many of them are about cars. This one, written by Meghan Rabbit, was about home improvement. I found it to be spot on compared to my … Continue reading

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4 phrases that you should never say at work if you want people to trust you

Today we delve into the issues of interpersonal relationships. Maybe a somewhat off base topic coming from a Real Estate agent, but since I deal with people all the time I have made it a habit to be as straightforward … Continue reading

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I Spy

So this happened. I had a client find a property from a list I send him online every day. He was so smitten by the property that he drove up from  Dallas that weekend to take a look. He has … Continue reading

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2017 Home Selling Trends

Moving season is back and the market is already showing signs of activity.  If you’re thinking about moving this summer, what kind of market are you likely to find? Rebecca Lake with has a look at five trends that could … Continue reading

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New vs. Used – what’s the difference?

If you’ve been searching for a new place to live for a while you’ve probably asked yourself that question. In the sense that both choices provide you with shelter for your family there isn’t any difference. Each one is still … Continue reading

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Renting vs. Buying

I was talking to a client not long ago who was pleasantly surprised when she discovered that her home, which she had lived in for quite some time, was worth quite a bit more in today’s market than she had … Continue reading

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