December 2010

Found 3 blog entries for December 2010.

In today’s market, sellers are crossing their fingers hoping for increasing housing values and hungry buyers. With the market still on its way toward recovery, buyers have the luxury of being choosey and have plenty of leverage to work in their favor. By taking your time and leisurely looking at properties, you can ensure that you and your family get the most out of your transaction and buying experience.

Given the recovering market, buyers don’t have to feel pressured to make a decision on the first couple properties they see. By taking one’s time and slowing down the searching process, buyers can fully investigate which properties have been lingering on the market and which sellers might be willing to accept a price reduction.

In addition, buyers

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In a recovering market, it's imperative that your home stand out from all of the rest on the market. With a plethora of choices available, buyers have the luxury of being choosey when deciding which home to make their own. As a seller, there are many steps you can take to ensure that your home stays in the minds of viewers and sells within a reasonable amount of time.

Try the following to give your home a competitive edge: Giving part of your house a makeover can really add to its overall appeal. While it’s understandable that you might not want to spend too much money on fix-ups, small efforts can go a long way in the eyes of buyers. Try to match (or exceed) the norms of the neighborhood. If hardwood floors are really popular for your area, pull up

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Many things in life happen unexpectedly. Whether you are an adult with an empty nest, recently unemployed, going through a divorce, or even just tired of caring and maintaining for a larger home, it may be time to start the downsizing process. For most homeowners, downsizing may be the opposite of what they've worked for their entire lives. For others, a smaller home is a thrilling idea due to the decrease in work and bills, and the option of moving to a completely different area.

By deciding to purchase a smaller home or condo, you are potentially saving a substantial amount of time and money that could all be put towards things like entertainment, culture and nightlife. Even though a lower-maintenance lifestyle may be just the right thing for you,

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