Why Selling A Condo Is Different Than Selling A House

Why Selling A Condo Is Different Than Selling A House

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As the proud owner of a condo, you already know the ways in which living in a condo are different than the typical single-family home experience. But how does that impact what happens when the time comes to sell your condo and move on?

19 Ideas To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

19 Ideas To Upgrade Your Outdoor Space

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Even though humans are a species that builds and maintains our own shelter (also known as "homes"), we can all appreciate the beauty that the natural outdoors has to offer -- and indeed, there are entire industries dedicated to beautifying our own outdoor spaces so...

19 Things To Consider When Buying A Vacation Home

19 Things To Consider When Buying A Vacation Home

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Taking a vacation somewhere you love can make you wonder what it would be like to own a vacation home there. It's only natural to dream about having an easily accessible dwelling that you can tap whenever you want to come back to your favorite vacation spot, and owning...

17 Questions For Choosing A Plumber

17 Questions For Choosing A Plumber

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Finding and choosing a reliable plumber is one of those things that most homeowners know they should do at some point ... and they usually wait until there's an emergency to find someone, prioritizing availability over quality. That's an understandable situation to...

18 Tips For When You’re Stuck In Escrow

18 Tips For When You’re Stuck In Escrow

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In real estate, escrow refers to the window of time in between a buyer's offer being accepted and meeting the seller at the closing table to sign the finance and title transfer documents and receive the keys to their new house. It's managed by a third party (often a...

9 Types Of Mortgage Loans To Consider

9 Types Of Mortgage Loans To Consider

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If you've never bought a home before, the sheer number of mortgage loan options can be overwhelming. What's the difference between a conventional loan and a government loan, and should you go with an adjustable-rate or fixed-rate mortgage? Even if you have bought a...

13 Staging Tips For Selling Your Condo — Fast

13 Staging Tips For Selling Your Condo — Fast

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Staging a home of any size might seem like more of an art than a science, but there actually are some tried-and-true guidelines that will make a home feel more inviting to most buyers -- and they tend to be applicable across the board, no matter what size of home...

Setting Incentives For Buyers: 13 Options Sellers Should Consider

Setting Incentives For Buyers: 13 Options Sellers Should Consider

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In most parts of the country, the strong seller's market we've been experiencing for several years is softening -- which means that as a seller, it might not be as easy to find a qualified buyer for your home as you'd hoped. If you're in a situation where you really...

10 Things To Know About Home Value Estimates

10 Things To Know About Home Value Estimates

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There's a reason why estimating a home's value is a specialized process that's typically executed by a licensed professional (also known as an appraiser) -- it's not easy to determine the fair-market value of a home in a particular point in time. Dozens of factors...

9 Reasons To Sell In 2019

9 Reasons To Sell In 2019

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Real estate has been lodged in a hot seller's market in most of the country for a few years now -- but as you've probably heard, the market is shifting toward more of a balanced or even a buyer's market. Home prices are plateauing in most areas, which might feel a...