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Archived posts from 05/2014


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4 questions homebuyers should ask to find the right agent

05/30/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

Get a real estate agent who suits your needs by asking the right questions upfront.

Categories: Buyers

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Don’t miss this chance to reduce your tax bill

05/23/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Challenge your property's appraised value.

Categories: Sellers

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Do I have to accept a full-price offer for my home?

05/20/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A seller asks if she must accept a full-price offer on her property.

Categories: Sellers

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6 ways your real estate sale can go off the rails

05/16/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

There are many wrinkles that can appear in a real estate deal; here are just a handful.

Categories: Sellers

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Are you really ready to list your home?

05/09/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

How to make sure the timing is right for you.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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Doesn’t the buyer have to give a reason for backing out?

05/06/2014 | Author: Legal Staff

What information is the buyer obligated to share with the seller when the buyer decides to cancel the deal?

Categories: Legal, Buyers, Sellers

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Can you really handle a home makeover?

05/02/2014 | Author: Summer Mandell

Putting your personal touch on a home is exciting, but don’t lose sight of reality.

Categories: Buyers