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How to Tell if a Fixer-Upper is Worth Fixing Up

How to Tell if a Fixer-Upper is Worth Fixing Up

Buying a fixer-upper can be a great real estate investment but the secret is finding the right house. There are obvious benefits to buying a fixer-upper including lower sales price, less competition, resale potential and the satisfaction of a job well done. The...
Why Staging Helps Sell Your Home

Why Staging Helps Sell Your Home

You’ve listed your home for sale, and you’re taking all the right steps to ensure you sell it quickly and for the price you want: You’ve chosen a trusted real estate agent, you’ve done your spring cleaning, and you’ve finally tackled that list of repairs in order to...
4 Romantic Backyard Valentine’s Date Ideas

4 Romantic Backyard Valentine’s Date Ideas

If you need cheap, last-minute date ideas for Valentine’s Day, then the place to start is at home. Life is expensive, and whether you’re paying a mortgage or rent, then most of your money goes toward your home. So make your home the most amazing place to...
What Buyers Can Expect When Negotiating A Home Purchase

What Buyers Can Expect When Negotiating A Home Purchase

We all know that negotiating price is important to the home buying process, however, most buyers forget that it’s not the only thing that needs negotiating. Price is just the first thing that is negotiated – once you open escrow, the real deliberations begin. There...
Is Rent-to-Own a Good Investment?

Is Rent-to-Own a Good Investment?

In your average home purchase, a buyer presents an offer, it is accepted by the seller, escrow closes and to top it all off the property and its title changes hands. An alternative solution to buying a home the conventional way is setting up a rent-to-own or...