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Protect Yourself From These 2 Popular Scams

Posted by Victoria Blair on July 02, 2018 in  real estate
There are two scams that you need to be aware of if you are looking at buying or selling in today’s market. It is a scary world out there. While the majority of people are good and honest, there are a few bad apples that take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the real estate market is no different. Today I’d like to highlight two common scams that occur in this industry; so that you can stay protected against them. 1. The mortgage closing scam. This particular scam is spreading across the count... read more
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6 Mistakes when Selling a Home

Posted by Taryn Opie on June 28, 2018 in No Category
There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you are a homeowner selling your home. Today I am going to discuss the six biggest mistakes:   1. Picking the wrong agent.  The right agent is going to answer the phone and respond in a timely manner. They will also know the homes in the market area because of their experience and be honest and straightforward as opposed to just agreeing so you hear what you like.   2. Overpricing your home. Pricing is everything. Even a home that has poo... read more
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Why Zestimates Aren’t Always Accurate

Why Zestimates Aren’t Always Accurate
Posted by Victoria Blair on June 06, 2018 in  real estate
If you are wondering what your home is worth, you shouldn’t rely exclusively on Zillow and their Zestimates to find out.   Zillow themselves say a Zestimate is just a starting point in determining a home’s value. It’s based on public- and user-submitted data. It is not an appraisal. If you are looking to sell your house and you know people are visiting Zillow to see what it is worth, wouldn’t it benefit you to go on Zillow yourself and add some improvements to your property&rsq... read more
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6 Mistakes When Selling A Home

Are you making these 6 mistakes?
Posted by Victoria Blair on May 23, 2018 in  Real Estate
There are a lot of things that can go wrong when you are a homeowner selling your home. Today I am going to discuss the six biggest mistakes: 1. Picking the wrong agent.  The right agent is going to answer the phone and respond in a timely manner. They will also know the homes in the market area because of their experience and be honest and straightforward as opposed to just agreeing so you hear what you like. 2. Overpricing your home. Pricing is everything. Even a home that has poor marketing will ... read more
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