Tips of the Trade

#TipsoftheTrade: First Right of Refusal

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You may have heard the term first right of refusal, but do you know what it means in the real estate world and why we use it?  It’s a negotiating tool that isn’t used very often, but can come in handy for buyers and sellers alike. In a nutshell, first right of refusal means that […]

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#TipsoftheTrade: Pre-Listing Checklist

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With the holidays around the corner, I would bet that the last thing on your mind is selling your house.  However, if that thought has been sneaking into your head for 2020, you can get a jump start by working to get your home in tip top shape, a little bit at a time.  I […]

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#TipsoftheTrade: First Step in Home Buying Process

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Pre-qualification is the essential first step in the home buying process!  So many times I have had people walk into the office or call and tell me that they want to buy a house.  My first question to them will be, “have you been pre-qualified?”.  Most of the time, the answer to that question is […]

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#TipsOfTheTrade: Home Warranties

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  Oh Home Warranties…homeowners either love them or they hate them.  They can definitely help keep money in your pocket, but they can also take money out too.  It’s a tale of two sides of the coin and we’ve got information that may help you decide which side you’re on. The buyers of the very […]

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Tips of the Trade: Radon

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To test or not to test, that is the question.  If you have bought a home, your home inspection likely asked you if you wanted a radon test.  Watch the video below to find out if you should have invested in this radon test or politely declined. Did you know that radon is second second […]

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#TipsoftheTrade: Appeal Your Property Tax Bill

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To successfully appeal your property tax bill, you first need to do a bit of sleuthing into your real estate assessment. It’s possible to trim your property tax bill by appealing the value the taxman assigned to your home. That “assessed value” is what’s used to calculate how much tax you owe. One way to […]

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