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Save Your Sanity With These Moving Day Tips

Is there anyone in the world who actually likes moving to a new home? Organizing and packing up years of accumulated stuff, keeping up with odds and ends, tripping over boxes—is there any way to make that sound fun? While … Continue reading

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Bath Remodeling: What to Consider

From the room’s size to your budget, keep in mind these important factors… Consider how many times each day you enter the bathroom and use the amenities in this space. What time of day do you spend more time there, … Continue reading

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The FHA back to work program: A second chance for homeowners

I work with a number of folks who are frustrated by a prior short sale locking them out from being able to buy a home again for 24-36 months.  Take a look at these criteria for the FHA Back to … Continue reading

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Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying in an HOA

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Homeowners associations help protect property values and create a pleasant living environment, but they also impose certain rules on residents. Here are four questions to ask before buying property in an HOA: Can you afford it? HOAs are funded by member dues paid monthly, quarterly, … Continue reading

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Dallas Area Number One on This List

Cities where home prices are hitting new highs! While home values nationwide are still down 13.5% from their pre-housing bust peaks, prices in these major housing markets have recovered — and then some, according to Zillow. Number One:  DALLAS Think … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Make Your Home Move-In Ready

Ever heard the phrase, “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes?” When it comes to selling your home and boosting curb appeal to the widest range of buyers, the distance you need to think about is far less than a … Continue reading

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Six Staging Pitfalls Sellers Should Avoid

In many cases, staging will determine how easily a home will sell, but luckily, it’s one of the few factors that your clients have control over. With a little guidance from their great agent (read: you!) any smart homeowner can … Continue reading

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