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Bet you don’t know this about Texas REALTORS®

02/21/2014 | Author: Marty Kramer

Most people think they know what a REALTOR® is, but many of them are wrong.

Categories: Buyers, Sellers, Landlords, Renters

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Are there rules for how I respond to offers to purchase my house?

02/11/2014 | Author: TAR Legal Staff

A consumer asks how to handle multiple offers on his property.

Categories: Sellers

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Sellers, staging is not the same as decorating

02/07/2014 | Author: Editorial Staff

You might love your design expertise, but potential buyers may not. Find out why staging could help you make the sale.

Categories: Sellers

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A sure way to kill a potential deal

01/17/2014 | Author: Ward Lowe

What do you do with a low offer?

Categories: Sellers

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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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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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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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Should you hire an agent if you found a buyer without one?

07/19/2013 | Author: Marty Kramer

The reasons why you should contact a Texas REALTOR® even if you have a willing buyer.

Categories: Sellers