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If you are going to rent out your home, make sure you have a lot of this

12/30/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

A rental home can be a great investment ...if you have a lot of this one commodity.

Categories: Landlords

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Are Open Houses Useful or a Waste of Time? Yes

12/13/2013 | Author: Ward Lowe

Whether to hold an open house for your home depends on you. Here's how to decide.

Categories: Sellers

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Why Doesn’t the Landlord Have to Give Me My Deposit Back?

12/02/2013 | Author: Abby Lee

How roommates moving out a different times affects the return of your security deposit.

Categories: Renters

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Consider This Before Listing Your House

12/02/2013 | Author: Jaime Lee

Do you know what you're going to do if your house sells?

Categories: Sellers, Renters

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How Long is the List of Things You Don’t Know About Selling Your Home?

11/25/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

You often don't know how much you don't know. Here are some examples of situations that could arise when you sell your home.

Categories: Sellers

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Are You Making this Classic Mistake?

11/20/2013 | Author: Jaime Lee

Don't let small imperfections distract you from the property as a whole.

Categories: Buyers

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The No. 1 Way to Make Homebuying Less Stressful

10/16/2013 | Author: Summer Mandell

Homebuying is an exciting - though stressful - life event. Here's how to decrease your stress.

Categories: Buyers

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Why Do So Many People Who Sell Their Homes Themselves Decide Not To Do It Again?

10/15/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

Selling a home by yourself can be easy. It can also result in financial losses or litigation. Here's a rundown of what to consider.

Categories: Sellers

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3 Ways Homesellers Scare Off Buyers

10/09/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

Sellers, are you unintentionally turning off potential buyers with these basic mistakes?

Categories: Sellers

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What a Used Bicycle has to Do With Your Home Search

09/27/2013 | Author: Ward Lowe

Why it's important to put the terms of your deal in writing.

Categories: Buyers