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Little things that make a big impression on buyers

02/17/2017 | Author: Ward Lowe

3 easy ways to make your home more appealing.

Categories: Sellers

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3 tips to help your kids cope with a move

02/10/2017 | Author: Summer Mandell

Moving can be difficult for families with children. Try these tips to make it smoother.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners, Renters

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Why you should consider selling a home you haven’t even bought

01/13/2017 | Author: Editorial Staff

Make resale value part of the discussion when purchasing real estate.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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Home-staging tips for a show-worthy home

12/16/2016 | Author: Editorial Staff

Home-stager and lifestyle expert Tori Toth shares her secrets.

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What to update before selling your house

12/09/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

How do you decide what to upgrade or fix before putting your home on the market?

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Five reasons to include a home warranty with your home’s sale

11/18/2016 | Author: by Whitney Bennet, guest expert

How home warranties can benefit buyers and sellers.

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4 easy ways to update the kitchen before you sell

10/28/2016 | Author: Alexandra Bohigian, guest expert

You don't need to bust your budget to make your kitchen more appealing to buyers.

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You sure you want the internet to solve your real estate problems?

10/14/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

You can post your real estate questions to online message boards ... is that a good idea?

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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How slowly do you want to sell your home?

09/16/2016 | Author: Marty Kramer

If you don't want your home to languish on the market, you should hire a Texas REALTOR® to make sure you don't make this mistake.

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5 ways to tell if the house you’re touring will need new windows

08/26/2016 | Author: Fran J. Donegan, guest expert

Tips for prospective homebuyers on window wear and tear.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Homeowners