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11 Buyer and Seller Tips for Home Showings

2019-08-28T19:33:47+00:00September 1st, 2019|2019, September|

Home showings are an important part of the home buying and selling process. Its an opportunity for a buyer to imagine their family and belongings in a new setting, and a seller to showcase the property’s best features. When it comes to showing a home, regardless if someone is the buyer or seller, there are

Read this Before Joining an HOA

2019-04-16T15:18:07+00:00May 3rd, 2019|2019, Dawn Whalen, HOA, May, Sellers|

Read this Before Joining an HOA When reviewing details for a property make sure to find out if there’s a Homeowners Association (HOA) associated with the neighborhood. The goals of an HOA are to help a neighborhood maintain common areas, extra amenities and enforce covenants. Dues can range from less than $100 per year up

For Sale by Owner or Agent? Which is best?

2019-01-07T18:50:14+00:00September 7th, 2018|2018, Buyers, First-time buyer, For Sale By Owner, September|

In the current market, homes in many areas are selling quickly, so it makes sense that some homeowners may opt to sell their house themselves instead of enlisting a licensed realtor. The primary reason people choose this method is profit. By saving the average six percent sales commission, many feel like they’re walking away with