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50 Years Later: Part 1

50 Years Later: Part 1

As promised, our 10-week blog series reflecting on the last 50 years in real estate begins here. This week, we’ll be discussing Data. An important part of the real estate trade is data-sharing. Everything from property descriptions to communication regarding an offer or an open house is essential in the process of buying or selling […]

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Save Your Energy

Save Your Energy

I’m sure you all know the obvious ways to keep your energy costs down. These include maintaining the temperature of your thermostat and perhaps putting it on a timer and using LED lightbulbs. But there are certain lesser known ways to trim costs that you should know about. This article shares some very useful tips […]

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To Repair or Not to Repair?

To Repair or Not to Repair?

A patch here and there may yield a quick (and cheaper) fix than a replacement, but how do you know whether it benefits you more to replace or repair? There are many household appliances and details that we know will have to be replaced sooner or later: the toaster, the roof, the dirty old tiles […]

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Your Home, The Investment

Your Home, The Investment

When you’re shopping, whether it’s for a new winter coat, a Christmas tree, a new tablet, or for a new home, you always want ‘the best.’ We want the best money can by, no doubt – the latest model, the most high-tech, the best quality, you name it, that’s the product we’re most willing to […]

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Less is More

Less is More

The age-old saying, “Less is more,” may be proving to spread in both popularity and into the home design demand. According to a recent survey conducted by Realtor.com, the natural, simplistic look seems to be what more buyers are interested in when looking for a new home. In fact, the leading trend¬†homebuyers look for is […]

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A Back to the Future Moment

Most of us can see the evolution of technology and trends in various instances in our daily lives. Often, we don’t consider how these trends might affect such areas as the real estate industry, which seems to be such an invariable field. In a recent study, however, experts have determined that there are some major […]

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Regret Prevention

Regret Prevention

You shouldn’t experience buyer’s remorse after you purchase your new home. Luckily, it’s human nature to learn from the mistakes of others. This article lays out some of the predominant reasons buyers might regret a purchase. If you are aware of some of the potential pitfalls ahead of time, you can steer clear of them […]

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Carpe Diem!

Carpe Diem!

Everybody loves Fall, don’t they? The color changes, the holidays, the warm cozy feelings, the pumpkin spice lattes…for Realtors, Fall is generally a time when the real estate market slows, providing a much-needed break from the busy Summer season. However, this year, it looks like the market might continue to stay hot well into the […]

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The New TRID Forms and You

The New TRID Forms and You

As you may have heard, some big industry changes are coming to the closing process. On October 3rd, these changes will go into effect aiming to make the closing process easier and more efficient. Most of these changes deal with modifications to the documents required when closing, which include new consumer disclosure forms. Along with […]

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The Down Payment Lowdown

The Down Payment Lowdown

Passing the “good credit,” test and being deemed an acceptable candidate for homeownership is one of the major pieces of the puzzle. However, once you’ve crossed that hurdle, the down payment looms in question. Sure,¬†you’ve been given the ‘okay,’ but how much should you put down? How much can you afford without setting your finances […]

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