January 2019

Found 3 blog entries for January 2019.

All About Selling in a Buyer's MarketA buyer's market is a condition that occurs when there are more homes than there are buyers and prices are low. Selling in a buyer's market can be tough. In a buyer's market, houses take longer to sell and usually sell for less money. If you're a homeowner who is trying to sell in a buyer's market, here's what you need to know.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

1. Stage Your Home

Home staging makes the inside of the house look well-maintained and attractive. There are many different ways to stage a home. Homeowners who have already moved out can stage their house by renting attractive, modern furniture. Under these circumstances,

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Tips for Scheduling Your Moving TimelineMoving an entire home is a daunting task for even the most organized of people. Whether a new home buyer has professional help or not, there are still hundreds of moving parts that all need to orchestrated to perfection. Plus, there's the emotional impact of leaving a home for a brand new one. Luckily, there are ways to plan this transition so there's less stress and more success.

Two Months Before

About eight weeks before the move, buyers should start to purge the home of anything they don't need. It's far easier to get rid of items now than it is to pack everything up and then decide once it all arrives at the new place. Now is also a good time to take an inventory of everything in the house, as there's no need to take two slow cookers to

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What You Can Do When You Discover Unpermitted Work In Your HomeThe home permitting process is an important one. Without permits, there would be no ability to control for quality in new home and existing home construction. Insurance companies and home buyers rely on the permitting process to ensure that the homes in their communities are safe and functional.

Unpermitted work is a problem because it is often not done to code, and even if it is, there is usually no way to certify this is the case. Only through the permitting process can a homeowner be totally sure that their home is built with safety and modern building standards in mind.

How Permits Work

When a permit is pulled, this is a signal to the local building inspectors that a home improvement project is underway and it will soon need to be

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