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The True Cost of Hiring a Real Estate Professional

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “You get what you pay for.” Most often this phrase is used when someone doesn’t pay much if any money for a good or service and they’re left with the realization that their outcome is subpar as well as mounds of regret.  Think of the example of cutting your partner’s […]

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Is the Cost of a Professional Staging Worth It?

 Whether you are a military family planning your next PCS or a civilian prepping to list your home for sale, it can feel like the expenses are endless. In fact, it might even feel like the drain plug has been removed from your checking account and you are watching every extra dollar circle the drain […]

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The Ideal Selling Experience

If you are planning to sell your home in the near future, wouldn’t you love to know the secret to make the sale a success? To call something, even a real estate sale, “ideal” is to imply that the thing is near perfect, or having a standard of excellence or perfection. As nearly any seller […]

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10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Customers

Entering into a working relationship with a real estate professional should be seen as a strategic partnership. As most partnerships go, there is give and take, back and forth, as both parties involved play specific roles. Below are ten adjectives and their definitions of qualities that describe successful real estate customers.  Real Estate Customers Are… […]

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Why Measure Local Real Estate Markets Against National Trends

What Measuring Your Local Real Estate Market Against National Trends Can Tell You You hear or read it all the time: “The real estate market is burning hot right now,” or “It’s a seller’s (or buyer’s) market,” or “Interest rates are at an all-time low.” When these headlines come across your newsfeed maybe you think […]

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The Old Way is Out: New Ways a Real Estate Pro Can Help You

As time evolves and technology advances, nearly every industry feels the impact. The real estate industry is no different. Over the past ten to fifteen years, the internet and tech innovations have changed many components of buyers and sellers working with professional real estate agents.  Many processes and much of the access to information needed […]

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Pros of Using a Real Estate Pro(fessional)

“You should consider using a real estate professional,” says the real estate professional. This sounds obvious, ironic, and too on the nose, right? It is akin to a tax professional enumerating the benefits of filing your taxes with a CPA or a personal trainer telling you that it’s preferable to lose weight and get healthier […]

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Questions to Ask Real Estate Agents

By: Jessica, U.S. Coast Guard Spouse   Remember the awkwardness of a first date? Well, that’s kind of how it feels when looking for a real estate agent every time we move. We’ve tackled six moves in 14 years of marriage, so you can be sure I’ve had plenty of first-date feels when trying to […]

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Eight Things to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

One of the best predictors of a successful sale or purchase of a home is the team you put together to pull it off. The right real estate agent can make what is typically a trying experience into one that ends well for all parties. By doing your homework and asking the right questions, you’ll […]

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