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5 things sellers should do to prepare for the spring market

You may have heard, “The spring market begins after the Super Bowl.” That of course was 2 Sundays ago, and from all early indications, the spring market of 2018 has begun. As the busiest time of year for the housing market, spring – actually, February through May – brings opportunity for buyers and sellers alike.…

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To Stage or Not to Stage – 5 Reasons Why Home Staging Works

Staging Is Not Interior Design Staging and interior design are not the same. In fact, staging is almost the exact opposite of interior design. Interior design reflects the owners’ personality, their life story and how they see themselves and how they want to be seen. Staging reflects the potential buyers, and in order to work,…

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October home sales reach fastest pace in four months

  Home sales don’t seem to be slowing down as October recorded the fastest pace of sales since June, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Total home sales grew to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.48 million, up 2.0 percent from 5.37 million in September. Sales are at their…

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Why selling your home over the holidays has its advantages

  It’s no surprise the housing market slows down during the holiday season. Between all the parties, family activities and holiday vacations, many buyers and sellers set their real estate endeavors aside in lieu of other commitments. With that in mind, sellers often ask if they should take their home off the market (or hold…

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