June 2016

Found 2 blog entries for June 2016.

10 reasons you should never buy or sell without an agent

By Cara Ameer                                                                                             Jun 16, 2016

As with most important things in life, you wouldn’t try to handle a legal situation without an attorney, build your own house or take on the IRS solo to challenge a tax matter. Well, buying or selling a home is no different.

Here are 10 reasons you should never buy or sell a home without an agent.

1. Knowledge is not power

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing when it comes to real estate. At the click of a mouse or a tap on your phone, you can get an instant valuation of your property. Is that value realistic? On which properties is it based? What did those

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Remodeling tips to increase the value of your home By Carl Schroeder

When getting ready to remodel your home, think about planning it before doing it. You’ll be better off if your updates and upgrades are realistic and well though-out.

Start slowly and make a list of everything that you would like to change. If you are thinking of selling your home, talk to your Realtor® to align your remodeling plan with the selling plan.

Even if you plan to sell down the road, advice from your real estate agent will be useful to see how home improvements affect home values and home prices. Some improvements are more valuable than others.

After you have scrubbed your wish list, and it fits in with your life plan, here are some remodeling tips:

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