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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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Make your house look bigger without removing walls

10/23/2015 | Author: Ward Lowe

5 ways to make potential buyers think your house is larger than it is.

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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Why a higher offer is not always better

08/01/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Factors besides the amount of money that should drive your decision to accept an offer.

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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4 questions to ask yourself before buying in an HOA

04/25/2014 | Author: Jaime Lee

Is living in a homeowners association the right choice for you?

Categories: Buyers

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You might be surprised who is touting the value of real estate agents

04/18/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Though you might think this person would suggest that real estate agents are no longer necessary in this age of ubiquitous online information, he went on the record to say exactly the opposite.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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What’s your time worth?

03/14/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

Read this before you decide to sell your house on your own.

Categories: Sellers

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Who’s buying and selling real estate in Texas?

03/03/2014 | Author: TAR Editorial Staff

The 2014 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report shows recent trends among homebuyers and sellers.

Categories: Research

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Can I keep the lighting fixture when my house sells?

02/25/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A consumer asks about items that stay with the property.

Categories: Sellers