Buying & Selling Hints

Feb. 18, 2016

Bridge Loans: Buy First, Sell Later

So you've found your dream home and want to write an offer or maybe you are just thinking about moving. Either way, if you are like many homeowners, you can't buy without selling. You've heard about this crazy real estate market and how hard it is to ...

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Oct. 28, 2014

How long will it take to sell my home?

There is no easy answer- some homes sell in a few days, others may take several months. Recognizing the key factors influencing a sale can give you significant control over market time.


Location is the single greatest factor affecting value. Neighborhood desirability is fundamental to a property's fair ...

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June 27, 2014

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time.

Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure showing after showing and open ...

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June 26, 2014

The Counter-top Conundrum

When looking to replace kitchen counter-tops, for many couples, it can become a sour subject. With the limitless options in styles and colors, how can two agree on one of the most important aspects of the kitchen? From granite to concrete, tiles to paper composite, the possibilities are endless. We’ve pulled together ...

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June 25, 2014

Formal Dining Room: Yes or No?

If you entertain and love to cook, a formal dining room is a must. But today’s home buyers aren’t necessarily in agreement. An April 2013 article in the Baltimore Sun states that many buyers don’t factor in the need for a dining room, and many home designers are backing up ...

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