Home Inspections and Appraisals

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There are two pivotal times in every clients loan that always cause tension:  the home inspection and the appraisal.  Likely because these two reports will decipher the value and quality of the home buyers purchase, it’s no wonder they are biting their fingernails waiting for the results.  I see quite a few real estate agents… [Read More]

What Happens To Real Estate If The Government Shuts Down in February?

The senate and house have reopened the Government with a bill that has put thousands of government employees back to work, pending an agreement this funding only lasts until 2/15/19.  At which time a bill on President Trumps desk will need to be signed, establishing a longer term agreement. January 22nd, 2019 I put together… [Read More]

4 Reasons You Should Purchase a Home (and 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t)

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The decision to purchase a home is a big one, and shouldn’t be taken lightly.  I would say the majority of my clients have already weighed the benefits and are making the decision based on secure reasons.  But there are the exceptions, the people that purchase a house for the wrong reasons.  I hope you… [Read More]

5 Real Estate Techniques For Your 2019

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Real estate is competitive.  There is no doubt about that, if you’re lucky enough to succeed in a saturated market you have “the gift”.  I’ve done research ranging from first time home buyers to baby boomers, and what makes them pick up the phone and call you, across the board these 3 techniques seem to… [Read More]

Here Are The Average Real Estate Prices In Each State

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Thinking of moving to a different state?  Would you buy a house there?  Here is some average listing / sale prices for homes in each state.  Can you guess which ones are the highest?   51. West Virginia Median listing price: $159,000 Median listing price per square foot: $94 50. Ohio Median listing price: $169,900 Median listing price… [Read More]

Here Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home (According To Zillow)

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When is the best time to sell? Nationwide, the best time to sell a home to both maximize return and minimize time on the market is in the first half of May. However, other factors can influence the best time to put your house on the market, including the specifics of your local housing market,… [Read More]