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Keeping Mice Out Of Your Garden Storage Shed

If you have a storage shed on your property that houses your gardening tools and supplies, you will want to keep these items protected from the possibility of damage from rodents. Since mice tend to transfer bacteria to items they touch, and since they harbor some diseases, it is best to try to keep them […]

Tips for Preparing for a Home Showing When You Have Kids in the House

Selling a house when you have children adds a layer of challenge to home showings. You will need to balance keeping the home show-ready with maintaining a happy family, and you need to have a plan in place for when a showing is scheduled. The following tips can help you navigate the process a little […]

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Tips For A Successful Winter Open House

A winter open house can be more challenging than one in spring or summer. Not only are there fewer buyers checking out the housing market, there are also weather and timing issues to contend with. If you must sell your home in the winter, use the following open house tips to make it go more […]

More Easily Reading Real Estate Listings

Real estate listings are a great way to find homes in a local area, but they are often written in a way that requires a little learning to master. For example, there are many abbreviations and certain keywords that buyers should look for when buying a home. Here’s how anyone can better understand real estate […]

How to Sell a House in Winter

The winter season isn’t typically thought of as the best time to sell a home, but sometimes you have no choice. The key is to make your home attractive to what buyers are looking out for during the cold winter months. As with any season, a lot is about staging. The following tips can help […]

Can You Rent A House Or An Apartment With Poor Credit?

Credit comes up a lot, even when you’re renting. However, even if your credit isn’t the best, there are still ways for you to get your hands on the keys to an apartment or house for rent. Here are a few things you can do to make that happen. You Might Not Have Any Issues […]

History at Home — 4 Steps for Buying a Victorian House of Your Own

Buying a Victorian home is a chance to own a piece of history that’s both beautiful and unique. From the ornate architecture to the classic silhouette, Victorian style may be the most famous and well-loved home style in America. But, it also has some unique challenges. How can you know how to choose the right […]

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Four Common Oversights On A Real Estate Contract

Real estate agents do their best to explain the intricacies of real estate to first-time and inexperienced home buyers. Despite this, there can be things that are missed because they are trying to explain an entire industry to an individual in a short amount of time. Home buyers who are reviewing their real estate contracts […]

Things That You Shouldn’t Take Personally When Selling Your Single Family Home

When you’re selling your single family home, it can be helpful to develop some thick skin. Occasionally, you’ll experience situations during this process that may hurt your feelings a little, especially if you allow yourself to take things personally. It’s important to remember that selling your home is a business transaction and that you may […]

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5 Tips To Help Your Home Sell Faster

If your house has been on the market for a while, and you are looking for ways to improve the chances it will sell, then you should be creative. It’s not enough to simply wait around and hope your real estate agent will be successful with finding a buyer. No, what you should do is […]