Winterize Your Summer Home Safely

When the temperature’s still in the 90s, it’s tough to think about winter, but soon, millions of people will be shutting the door on summer and their seasonal homes. Here are some tips to help you do that thoroughly, and

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Downsizing Your Home Guide

Downsizing your home can provide you and your loved ones with some amazing benefits over the years. In addition to lower energy bills, keeping a smaller home clean and tidy takes just a fraction of the time. If you are

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Give Millennial Homebuyers What They Require

With the housing market seeing significant recoveries in home prices, many millennials are making a move toward homeownership. In fact, according to the National Association of REALTORS®, “for the third straight year, the largest group of recent buyers were millennials.”

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Should You Lease or Buy Solar Panels?

In 2015, the United States reached 27.4 gigawatts (GW) of solar power capacity. That’s enough power to serve 5.4 million homes, making 2015 the biggest solar year yet. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) predicts that residential installation of solar

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What Should You Spend On Lead Generation?

Q: When planning a marketing campaign, how much should be spent on lead generation, and where? A: There are a number of providers that typically offer zip codes, pay-per-click, impressions, paid advertising and/or social media. In order to determine the

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Are You A New Agent? These Are Must Do’s For You!

According to the National Association of REALTORS®, there are just over one million active real estate licensees in the United States. With new agents joining the market every day, competition can be fierce. Becoming a real estate agent can be

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Why You Should Purchase A Home In A Great School District

Whether you have children or not, it pays to buy in an area with great schools.® recently released a new study that identifies the price premium to buy a home in a strong public school district, as well as

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Mortgage Rates Are Near Year Low

Average fixed mortgage rates declined after nudging slightly higher for three consecutive weeks, according to the recently released Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.43 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending

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Attracting New Clients To Your Website

It’s no secret that the Internet is a hotbed of real estate. Between Zillow, Trulia, Redfin and the countless other real estate websites, it’s also extremely competitive. Before you write off utilizing a website for increasing your sales, consider this:

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Do People Want To Buy Foreclosures? Or Do You Want To Sell Foreclosures? Part II

Now the real estate agent. Most real estate agents don’t want to sell foreclosures because they don’t know much about them and the common thought process is to shy away from people that want to buy foreclosures. But that is

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