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Selling or buying a home is a monumental step in life. Whether it’s your first or fifth time going through the process, it can be fraught with anxieties. Half the problem is finding the right type of realtor who understands your unique situation and who is experienced in real estate.

You need the best of all realtor qualities to have an excellent transaction, and sometimes that’s difficult to find. You may be wondering what to look for. Or ask yourself what is important in the scope of buying or selling a home. Let’s take a look at some qualities and techniques that make a realtor stand out.

Premier Services

If you are looking for a topnotch real estate agent who will get the job done, then you want a team that offers premier services. That

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Selling your home involves several steps. One of the steps includes getting an inspection. Inspections can be unsettling for some people because they may not know what to expect. However, homeowners find that an inspection is helpful because it tells them what things might be wrong with the house, which gives them an opportunity to correct things.

 Although it can be unnerving if your inspection has several flagged areas, some of these things are fixes you can do yourself. Even if the flagged things aren’t safety issues or emergencies, it makes sense to correct what you can because it will give you more leverage to negotiate the price you want. Here are five DIY projects that may want to consider fixing.

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A real estate agent's goal is to sell homes quickly and efficiently. That means using different methods to optimize the house buying and selling process. Some of those methods include:


  • Implementing proactive marketing techniques

  • Utilizing technology to streamline communications

  • Using technological solutions to highlight homes

As realtors use these tools, they can fast track the house selling process and increase customer satisfaction. Let's take a look at the two methods that deal with technology in closer detail.

Streamline Real Estate Communications Through Enhanced Technology

One of the most important parts of making a deal in real estate is keeping on top of the communication process. When someone calls

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When it’s time to sell your home, you want to make sure you have everything in order. From the moment the prospective buyer pulls up to the house to the moment they enter through the door, you want them to have a memorable experience — but you want it to be memorable for all the right reasons.

There are some reasons your house may stand out to people in the wrong way. If you’ve been having people view your house, but you’re not getting any bids, then it’s time to reassess your strategy. There may be something standing in the way of a sale.

Here are six reasons why people aren’t buying your house.

The House Has No Ambiance

Ambiance is defined as “the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment.” It’s that

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If you’ve decided to sell your home, you are no doubt dealing with a lot of mixed emotions. You’re probably excited by the prospects of finding a new house. Maybe the move itself is indicative of something new and thrilling in life — like a better job or a growing family.

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At the same time, you may be experiencing some trepidation about selling your home, finding another home you like, and everything in between. Rollercoaster emotions are typical for most people in your position. These tips offer guidance on how to get through the home selling process and keep your emotions calm.

Connect With a Quality Real Estate Agent

Your first step and one that will significantly ease your emotional turmoil is finding a superb realtor. You want someone who

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Selling a property involves many documents. Understanding what materials you require will help the process run smoothly. Those working with an agent may benefit from the escrow company assisting in retrieval. However, any home seller should be aware of the types of documents that are typically necessary to facilitate the expedient sale of a home. The required documents vary slightly depending on the state in which one owns a home. Other factors play a part, as well.

What Documents Are Useful?

Sellers who list their home for sale with an agent need to gather valuable information about their home. The necessary documents depend on various factors such as the type of community in which you live, the kind of property you own, and whether the buyer is

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When determining how the housing market will perform, the economy provides us with clues. With our economy moving in a positive direction, there is not much worry for a housing crisis, recession, or even a housing bubble. The GDP was 3.4 % at the end of 2018, the unemployment rate is 3.9 %, which is low, and 312,000 new jobs were created in December. With all the positive momentum of a strong economy, people may wonder if this is an opportune time to either buy or sell a house. Does this type of economy indicate a buyer’s or seller’s market? Let’s dive into this topic deeper to understand how economic issues affect the housing market.

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Understanding the Difference Between a Buyer’s and Seller’s Market

When determining whether we are in a buyer’s

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As the New Year kicks off sellers may be feeling a little trepidation at what’s in store for them in 2019. With mortgage rates increasing and the housing market more tepid than last year, sellers may wonder if they need to revamp their strategy.

Housing experts predict inventory will increase, which means more homes on the market and fewer buyers vying for them. At first glance, seller’s may feel a bit of anxiety as they worry that their house will sit on the market longer. Economists say it’s still a seller’s market though, and with these seven tips in place, sellers can overcome challenges and see results.

Prepare to Win the Buyer

With the market trudging a bit slower than it was, you may see the number of buyers decreasing. This isn’t

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Putting your home on the market is a big step. You invest time, energy, and emotion trying to sell a home. Then when the listing expires without a sale, it’s more than disappointing. It can be frustrating. Whatever the listing agreement timeframe is for, you expect your house to sell. When it doesn’t, you may wonder what to do next. It may be time to take a step back and rethink some things.


Before relisting your house again, take time to answer the seven following questions:

Am I Really Ready to Sell My Home?

This may sound like an odd question, but some people are not as motivated to sell as they think they are. Only you know what your reasons are for wanting to sell your home and just how motivated you are. If you want to sell your home

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Selling a home means different things to different people. For some people, it means they are moving on to a new job and new location. For others, it may mean upgrading to a larger home because they outgrew their current home. Some people sell their home because they want to downsize; maybe the kids have grown up, got married, and a large house is too much to keep up. Whatever the reason for selling a home, everyone will go through a lot of the same steps. One of these steps is getting an inspection

A home inspection can bring anxiety to some homeowners because they don’t know what to expect. They may wonder if the inspection will indicate costly problems they didn’t know existed, or they may worry about the issues they do know about. How severe are

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