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Dress for Success – What to Wear

As a Realtor, what you choose to wear and how you present yourself to your clients will make an everlasting impression.  So with constantly changing fashion trends, how do you decide what to wear? It’s important to always look clean, neat and more »

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Falling for Fall Flavors

The season of fall has officially commenced and the temperatures have started to cool (a little).  I always get excited about the new foods and recipes that come with the change in seasons, especially anything involving Pumpkin! One of the more »

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Lessons on How Not to Annoy your Real Estate Agent

Having a good relationship with your real estate agent can make things easier and it’s important to remember that treating them kindly can go a long way and will encourage them to go the extra mile for you.  Here are a more »

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Increasing the Value of Your Home (Part I)

Whether you live in the home you own or lease it out to tenants, there are several great reasons to want to increase the value of your home.  If you are looking to sell, it can aid you in obtaining more »

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Tailgating Traditions

Summer is winding down as kids across the nation head back to school and summer vacations come to an end.  This also means football season is here – time to fill out those draft picks and start planning tailgate parties! more »

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Selling Your House (Part II)

Last week’s blog focused on maintenance and remodeling to help boost the value of your home before you put it on the market to sell.  This week we will take a look at choices a seller has when deciding to list more »

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Selling Your House – Ways to Boost Home Value (Part I)

It’s been a seller’s market for quite some time now and home prices have continued to hold steady.  This has left many homeowners wondering if now is the right time to put their house on the market and take advantage more »

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Pay Your Mortgage Off Quicker

As people inch closer towards retirement, owning their home outright can help give a since of financial security.  Especially for those that have lived through a financial crisis and/or the recent foreclosure crisis.  About two-thirds of the nation’s homeowners are more »

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Foreclosures Drop Significantly

The overall health of the housing sector appears to be improving.  The foreclosure rate has been declining over the past few years and hit an 8-year low in June according to a RealtyTrac report citing 107,194 U.S. properties filed for more »

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Will Rental Prices Affect Mortgage Rates?

It’s no secret by now that the rental market across the U.S. is hot as rental prices are growing at their fastest pace in 5 years.  The national vacancy rate was 4.1% during the second quarter of this year and more »

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