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Don’t be fooled by these 3 selling myths

03/17/2017 | Author: Summer Mandell

Here are three of the top misconceptions about selling a home.

Categories: Sellers

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It’s not going to fix itself … really

07/31/2015 | Author: Ward Lowe

Why you'll be glad you've kept up on home maintenance when you sell.

Categories: Homeowners

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Want to destroy your home’s value? Try this

06/13/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

We homeowners should probably know better. But a lot of us are making decisions that lower the value of our property.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers

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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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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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How Your Texas REALTOR® Can Keep you from Making Rookie Homebuyer Mistakes

08/19/2013 | Author: Summer Mandell

Avoid letting your emotions get the better of you and other first-time buyer mistakes with help from a professional.

Categories: Buyers

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Why Some People Lose Thousands of Dollars When Buying a Home

06/14/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

Four mistakes to avoid when you're negotiating to buy property.

Categories: Buyers

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3 Things That May be Even More Important Than Finding a Buyer for Your House

05/17/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

How expertise with pricing, negotiation, and contract details are necessary to turn a potential buyer into the guy who closes on your house.

Categories: Sellers

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9 Mistakes When Pricing Your Home for Sale

04/19/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

Mistakes to avoid when setting an asking price for your property.

Categories: Sellers