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Real Estate Terminology: Appraisal vs. Assessment vs. Market Value, the Second in a Series

ADDED March 24, 2014 0 COMMENTS

In the vocabulary of real estate, there are three terms that indicate a home’s valuation: the Appraised Value, the Assessed Value and the Market Value. Rarely are these three values the same amount, so it is easy to confuse them when considering buying a home, obtaining a mortgage and contemplating ongoing costs of ownership. We’ll…Read More »

Basketball Themed Home Makeovers for March Madness

ADDED March 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

With NCAA Final Four Basketball finals coming up, basketball themed bedrooms, game rooms, theater rooms and garages stoke dreams of future champions. Give a makeover to a space in your house and score big time with March Madness fans and upgrade your home’s real estate value at the same time. Put in an in-door basketball…Read More »

Open House Pitfalls, Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

ADDED March 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

So, you’re thinking of buying a home … where do you begin? Potential buyers new to the real estate market may not know exactly what they want in a home, or where they want to live. The dream homes in magazines are a great way to get ideas, and looking at pictures of homes online…Read More »

Should You Wait Until Spring to Put Your Home on the Market?

ADDED February 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Typically the end of the Holiday season and New Years signal the advent of Spring, so putting your home on the market around the time of the Spring Equinox might be the perfect option for you. Markets vary, so only your local professional real estate agent can advise you on what is best in your…Read More »

Add a Romantic Touch to Your Open House

ADDED February 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

When staging your home for an open house, consider connecting to the season, holiday or local events to give your home that memorable “I see myself living here” quality. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, consider adding a vase of roses to the dining room. Even a single red rose or a spray of…Read More »

Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

ADDED February 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS

You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you get ready to sell without entirely disrupting your life? Start by getting organized. Move from…Read More »

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