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How to Make A Purchase Offer On A Home
03/13/2015
How to Make A Purchase Offer On A Home

How to Make A Purchase Offer On A Home

You're ready to make an offer on the home of your dreams. But before you do, make sure you're really ready. Ask yourself and your household members if this is the home for the next five or so years. Then follow these next steps:

Condo Owners Must Read Their Bylaws
03/10/2015
Condo Owners Must Read Their Bylaws

Condo Owners Must Read Their Bylaws

It's amazing that people who live in condominium associations do not take time to read the Bylaws of their own organization, and that includes many board members also.

Five Ways To Lower Your Mortgage Payment
03/06/2015
Five Ways To Lower Your Mortgage Payment

Five Ways To Lower Your Mortgage Payment

There are two kinds of homebuyers: those for whom the sales price is the main consideration, and those who are mostly concerned with what it will cost them per month. If you've already bought a house, there isn't anything you can do about the sales price. But there may be ways to lower what you shel…

3 Key Pre-Offer Home Seller Actions
03/03/2015
3 Key Pre-Offer Home Seller Actions

3 Key Pre-Offer Home Seller Actions

When an offer arrives, sellers may be forcing themselves to quickly make too many decisions at once. PJ Wade shares 3 key actions sellers should begin before offer presentation to prepare for decision making and ensure they are less overwhelmed by the selling process.

Are The Suburbs Going Out Of Style?
02/27/2015
Are The Suburbs Going Out Of Style?

Are The Suburbs Going Out Of Style?

People have typically moved out to the suburbs for a few key reasons: more house for the money; the possibility of better public schools; a more family-focused environment; a yard for the dog. The tradeoff is more time spent commuting, less time at home. For many, it's worth it. But that might be ch…

3 Fast Ways To Prequalify Homebuyers
02/24/2015
3 Fast Ways To Prequalify Homebuyers

3 Fast Ways To Prequalify Homebuyers

With favorable home financing interest rates continuing to hold, the market is being flooded with homeowners looking to upgrade to larger houses, as well as hopeful first time homebuyers. Here are 3 ways you can prequalify homebuyers to maximize your productivity and earnings...

Living Single: Buying A House Without A Spouse
02/20/2015
Living Single: Buying A House Without A Spouse

Living Single: Buying A House Without A Spouse

Home purchases among single people are a growing trend, as buyers take advantage of low rates and available funds to transition from renting to homeownership. And by and large, those singles are not men.

How To Make a Smart Investment In Your Kitchen Cabinetry
02/17/2015
How To Make a Smart Investment In Your Kitchen Cabinetry

How To Make a Smart Investment In Your Kitchen Cabinetry

At an average of $50,000, a kitchen remodel is a major undertaking. A good return on that investment means different things to different people. You may be considering resale value, your bank balance at the moment, the elements of your dream kitchen-or all of the above. Whatever the case, kitchen ca…

Deduct Energy-Efficiency Upgrades: Here Are Free Tax Tips to Add to Your Website
02/15/2015
Deduct Energy-Efficiency Upgrades: Here Are Free Tax Tips to Add to Your Website - Chantilly |...

Deduct Energy-Efficiency Upgrades: Here Are Free Tax Tips to Add to Your Website

Can home owners deduct the cost of their energy-efficiency upgrades on their taxes? Answer that and other home ownership tax questions by posting to your website a free article, “Don’t Miss These Home Tax Deductions,” from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available i…

Listings That Sell Themselves
02/10/2015
Listings That Sell Themselves

Listings That Sell Themselves

Even if writing isn't your strongest suit, as a real estate agent, crafting a successful listing story for the homes you're selling is a vital skill to have. Most of the time however, writing up a good listing can be pushed far down the to-do list, leaving prospective buyers with a lackluster descri…

14 Ways To Make Your Home - And Your Life - Easier
02/06/2015
14 Ways To Make Your Home - And Your Life - Easier

14 Ways To Make Your Home - And Your Life - Easier

Life is busy. Everyday, so many things to do. Finding a few shortcuts is key to keeping on track - and keeping your sanity. Employ a few of these tricks to make your life easier (and better)!

Drones in Community Associations
02/03/2015
Drones in Community Associations

Drones in Community Associations

Currently, commercial use for drones -- including real estate marketing -- is prohibited unless an exception is issued by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA); recreational (hobby) use is allowed under certain conditions, primary of which is that the craft must be flown within visual line sights of the…

14 Sneaky Ways To Get Your House Sold
01/30/2015
14 Sneaky Ways To Get Your House Sold

14 Sneaky Ways To Get Your House Sold

Let's face it: Selling a home is stressful. The longer it's on the market, the more stress it brings and the more it typically costs sellers. Having to lower the sales price, sometimes multiple times, carry two mortgages, or delay the purchase of a new home if an existing home won't sell - stinks. Y…

Landlord-Tenant Rules About Pets And Other Animals
01/27/2015
Landlord-Tenant Rules About Pets And Other Animals

Landlord-Tenant Rules About Pets And Other Animals

A while back, the legal department of the California Association of Realtors (CAR) released a memorandum dealing with the portion of landlord-tenant law that relates to the subject of pets and animals. It provides useful information for both landlords and tenants, as well as for real estate agents w…

Smaller Remodeling Jobs Deliver Better ROI
01/23/2015
Smaller Remodeling Jobs Deliver Better ROI

Smaller Remodeling Jobs Deliver Better ROI

Your home may need some work, but that doesn't mean you want to lose money on it when you sell. It may surprise you to learn that large remodeling jobs won't return their full cost in home price gains, while other could return 100 percent or more of their cost.

Point of Sale Mandates for Real Estate: From Cumbersome to Destructive
01/23/2015
Point of Sale Mandates for Real Estate: From Cumbersome to Destructive @ Chantilly | Fairfax |...

Point of Sale Mandates for Real Estate: From Cumbersome to Destructive

Government entities often attempt to place additional restrictions or costs on the transaction or transfer of real estate.  While there are often good intentions involved in the creation of these “point of sale” mandates, most proposals for new or increased transactional hurdles have serious negativ…

5 Smart Value Strategies to Win Sellers Over
01/20/2015
5 Smart Value Strategies to Win Sellers Over

5 Smart Value Strategies to Win Sellers Over

Buyers who fixate on purchase price and mortgage size often overlook opportunities to save money on both. PJ Wade shares 5 smart value strategies to win sellers over at a lower purchase price.

Decorating Your House To Sell
01/16/2015
Decorating Your House To Sell

Decorating Your House To Sell

From the outside, your home is that perfect mix of classic and modern, with a nice wide lawn, mature trees, and the perfect smattering of flowers. It's in a desirable neighborhood with good schools, and it's even priced competitively. So why isn't it selling? Perhaps it has something to do with the…

Dealing With Noise In Your Condo
01/13/2015
Dealing With Noise In Your Condo

Dealing With Noise In Your Condo

I recently purchased a condominium unit and live on the third floor. I have a noise problem with the unit above me. I can hear the people walking back and forth, getting out of bed and everyday normal activities. I talked to the condo association manager and he says there is nothing that can be done…

How To Turn A 'Have-To' Move Into A 'Get-To Move' Situation
01/09/2015
How To Turn A 'Have-To' Move Into A 'Get-To Move' Situation

How To Turn A 'Have-To' Move Into A 'Get-To Move' Situation

Moving to a new home because you have to can be a drag. Truthfully, the act of moving is a big drag for any reason! But when it's not your choice, not the optimum time, or you're moving for reasons other than because you've fallen in love with a new home and are moving up, it really stinks. But that…

How Do Home Buyers & Sellers Find the Agents They Use?
01/06/2015
How Do Home Buyers & Sellers Find the Agents They Use?

How Do Home Buyers & Sellers Find the Agents They Use?

88% of home buyers used an agent in purchasing their home. That number has increased steadily since 2001 when the figure was 69%. 7% of buyers purchased directly from a builder, and 5% bought directly from an owner. Of the 88%, how did they find their agent?

Home Sellers: The Curse of the First Offer
12/30/2014
Home Sellers: The Curse of the First Offer

Home Sellers: The Curse of the First Offer

The annals of real estate are well stocked with stories of sellers who refused to take a good, but not perfect, first offer, and who then waited a long, long time before finally accepting something else at a considerably lower price.

Don't Fall in Love With the Wrong House
12/26/2014
Don't Fall in Love With the Wrong House

Don't Fall in Love With the Wrong House

Finding a home is a lot like finding the your true love. Love makes your heart skip a beat. When you go shopping for homes, remember that you're vulnerable. Cupid may strike with his bow when you least expect it, causing you to fall in love - with the wrong house.

There Are Some Things A Homeowner's Association Won't - Can't - Tell It's Members
12/23/2014
There Are Some Things A Homeowner's Association Won't - Can't - Tell It's Members

There Are Some Things A Homeowner's Association Won't - Can't - Tell It's Members

In most if not all cases, an association will not share information with individual members regarding the details, costs, strategies, or prognoses of any lawsuit with which the HOA is involved. This is because such information is covered by the confidentiality rules known as attorney-client privileg…

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