Real Estate Tips

By Anita Clark | Real estate tips for buyers, investors, and sellers alike.

FSBO | Save the commission | Pros and Cons of For Sale by Owner.

Thinking About For Sale by Owner (FSBO)?<p>Here’s The Pros and Cons!<br>Tips for FSBO’s<p>There are many things to consider when selling your own home (FSBO). …

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Step 3 - Hire a Realtor

<i>Welcome to Step 3 of the 9 Step Series on Selling Your Home. The rest of the series will be finished in the next few days.</i><p>So you’ve made the decision …

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What are the Pros and Cons of Buying a Home in a Gated Community?

Shares 1<p><i>Should I buy a home located in a gated community?</i> This is a question many home buyer’s ask themselves or their Realtor when they start their …

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Step 2 - Prepare Your Home to Sell

<i>Welcome to Step 2 of the 9 step series on Selling Your Home. Please check back soon. The rest of the series will be uploaded over the next few …

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Selling Your Home To Millennials - Lakeland Real Estate

Who’s buying the most homes in today’s real estate market? You might be surprised to know it’s millennials! Once holding out on buying a home because …

Millennials

Flooding Issues Homeowners Should Be Aware Of

<b>Flooding Complications Homeowners Should Know About</b><p>One of the worst home related nightmares for many homeowners is having their home flood. And given …

Home Improvement

Days on Market Data, What Does it Mean to A Home Buyer

When it comes time to buy a home and negotiate an offer there is many things to consider. One piece of data that is often misinterpreted by home …

Step 1 - Deciding to Sell Your Home

<i>Welcome to Step 1 of a 9 step series on selling your home. Please check back over the next several days for the rest of the series.</i><p><b>Are you trying to</b> …

Mortgages

Top 7 Myths about home pricing | Home Selling | Eileen Anderson, Realtor

Top 7 myths about home pricing<br>By Eileen Anderson<p>Overpriced Homes Don’t Sell!<p>Understanding how the real estate market works is critical to a seller’s …

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What Is The Purpose Of The Final Walkthrough When Buying A Home?

After an offer on a home has been made, appraisal completed, inspection done and repairs negotiated, one of the last activities done prior to the …

Sell Your Home Faster Than Your Neighbors

So you look out the window and notice that someone is putting a Sold sign in the front yard of a neighbors’ home that was just listed 2 weeks ago. …

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The Importance of Home Staging

<b>Home Staging: The What, Why and How</b><p>It is unfortunate that many homeowners do not understand the importance of home staging and why it is something …

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What NOT to do Before Closing on a Home that Could Derail Financing

You put an offer in on a house. Its accepted! Now its time to get your home loan approved and close on the your new home. Here is what not to do …

5 Ways Real Estate Agents Deceive Their Seller Clients

Shares 0<p>Signs of a Bad Realtor for Home Sellers<p>Real estate agents are people, and as with all industries, there are some who you prefer to work with, …

Buzz Worthy Real Estate Articles | November 2017

Well, the holiday season is now in full swing but that doesn’t stop the real estate industry. You may be surprised that thousands of homes will close …

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Lockbox pros and cons

Shares 1<p>You have listed your home for sale and one of the questions that will most likely come up is whether or not you will allow a Realtor to …

Pre-Marketing Your Home During The Holiday Season

Are you on the fence about putting your home on the market during the Holiday Season? Consider pre-marketing your home during the holiday</b> …

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Does The Home You Want To Buy Actually Exist

<b>Chasing Illusions: Does The Home You Want To Buy Actually Exist?</b><p>Everyone has their own vision of their dream house. Today, with the proliferation of …

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How to Move: Moving Tips & Moving Advice - Ultimate Moving Guide | TSI

Moving often accompanies some of life's biggest changes: moving out on your own for the first time, buying your first home, downsizing after your …

Lifehacks

Sneaky Staging Tips for Selling a Smaller Home | Make it look BIGGER!!

<i>Good things come in small packages</i>, some say; but how many people would actually agree with this statement, especially in real estate? Potential …

3 Basic Ways to Make Money from Investing in Real Estate

Do Home Buyer's have to get a Home Inspection?

Shares 1<p><b>The home inspection period is probably the number one buyer contingency in a real estate contract</b> and for good reason. Purchasing a home is …

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How Residential Real Estate Differs From Commercial Real Estate Transactions

When people hear the term real estate it is often meant to cover broadly real estate in general. Basically the land and anything attached to the land …

Why Your Real Estate Agent Should Attend The Home Inspection

The home inspection is something that can make or break a real estate transaction. The fact that many agents imply that they do not need to be …

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Home Ownership is A Key to Wealth Building

Home Ownership in America<p>It has been an established financial principle that home ownership is key to wealth building. While the economy has been in …

The Best Home Buying Blogs From 2017 | Advice For Buying A Home

Shares 0<p><b>Top Home Buying Blogs Of 2017</b><p>Best Home Buying Blogs From 2017 – Advice For Buying A House<p>Are you thinking about buying a home in 2018? If so, …

Renovate By Opening Your Floor Plan

Renovate by opening your floor plan. This is not usually what most people have in mind when they start feeling cramped in their home. Do you love …

Home Improvement

10 Considerations for Seniors Searching for a Home to Age in Place

Shares 0<p>What is Aging in Place?<p>Aging in place is for Seniors to be able to identify and reside in a home for as long as they physically are able to, …

Mortgage Tips for First Time Home Buyers

Shares 0<p>Buying a home involves a lot of lingoes that the average consumer may not either be aware of or understand.<p>Considering that most people will …