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Renovating for Selling Renovating for Selling

By Dee Collard

Renovating a property in order to sell it can be quite the investment. Here are some things to keep in mind to get the best return on your investment.

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Landscaping to Sell Landscaping to Sell

By Felix Cerrato

The first impression potential buyers have of your home is of its exterior. If you are trying to impress your potential buyers, you have to do it from the moment they set their eyes on the exterior of your property, so it would be wise that you spend time improving the landscaping. Having a great looking exterior can significantly improve your chances of selling and usually returns 100% the investment you put in.

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What is a Title Search? What is a Title Search?

By Felix Cerrato

There are a lot of different professionals a homebuyer might need to work with in order to see their way through the homebuying process. Most people know that they are going to have to hire a realtor, a mortgage broker, and a home inspector. An important part of the homebuying process that most people are not as knowledgeable about is the title search. So many ask, what is a "Title Search" and why do you need to have one for your home?

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Edward Collard

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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Avoiding Moving Scams Avoiding Moving Scams

By Dee Collard

Too many horror stories have been told about moving companies doubling, tripling, or otherwise increasing their rates to exorbitant prices - only after loading the owner's belongings onto the truck.

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Home Appraisals: Why Do You Need One? Home Appraisals: Why Do You Need One?

By Lisa Jones

For most Americans a house will be the biggest purchase of their lives, and with such large figures at stake lenders need to be extra sure they can avoid enormous losses. This is where the appraisal comes in, as that little bit of "extra" certainty.

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Saving on Home Owner's Insurance Saving on Home Owner's Insurance

By Lisa Jones

It may seem obvious to some, but many home owner's completely neglect to shop around for quotes from multiple insurers, costing them money that could have been saved on a better deal.

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Two Strategies for Debt Reduction Two Strategies for Debt Reduction

By Kathy Dwyer-Hydorn

Whether you're planning to start a family, buy a house, or make any other large investment in the near future, yet have a significant amount of debt, you'll need to take a look at strategies for debt deduction. Here are two of the most popular strategies for debt reduction that you can do on your own.

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Tips on picking a vacation home Tips on picking a vacation home

By Deb Perro

Getting or renting a vacation home is a great idea. To improve your experience make sure that you know who to contact in the case of an emergency, pay with a safe method like a credit card, and make sure you see the location of your property.

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What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low? What If The Appraisal Comes Back Low?

You negotiated the price, drew up all the contracts, and bought champagne for the closing. Then the appraisal came back lower than the sale price. Now what?

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