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How Does the Escrow Process Work when Buying a Home?

When you purchase a new home, escrow is a word that you will hear numerous times from different parties. There are several types of escrow accounts that will be established, and you may be wondering where your money will go when placed in an escrow account or how it is applied to your transaction. By taking time to learn more about the escrow process, you can be a more informed buyer. Your Initial Escrow Deposit Within a short period of time after your offer is accepted by the buyer, you will be required to make an escrow deposit to the…
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Staging Tips: Let’s Talk Landscaping and How to Prepare Your Yard for the Spring Bloom

When you are preparing to list your home for sale, you may take various steps to stage the interior so that it is appealing to a potential buyer. In addition to various steps you may take with staging the interior, you want to pay attention to your yard as well. During the spring months, many yards look fresh and vibrant, but they also need some extra care in order to boost curb appeal and make a great first impression on buyers. Focus On Your Flower Beds Whether you have one small flower bed or several sprawling areas of beds, you…
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Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time? How to Juggle These Two Transactions

There are few things that can be more stressful than buying or selling a home. When you are buying and selling a home at the same time, your stress level may understandably skyrocket through the roof. There may be financial aspects of both transactions that may be cause you stress, and you may be dealing with logistical issues or simply feel stressed by the stacks of documents piling up for both transactions. While this will inevitably be a challenging time in your life, you can more easily navigate through the transactions with success by following a few tips. Consider the…
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Why Professionally Shot Aerial Photos and Videos Can Help You Sell Your Home

Today's home buyers are savvier about their buying options than ever before. They are able to research prices, browse listings, and investigate other important factors before even making the first call to a real estate agent. So professional photography and video can make the difference between your home getting a second look or getting skipped. In today's blog post we'll explore how professionally-shot aerial photos and videos can help you get your home sold that much quicker. Buyers Love Having a Birds-Eye View It's increasingly likely that buyers will look for aerial photography to help them make their buying decisions.…
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Tips On Passing Your Home Inspection With Flying Colors

Home inspections are a tense time for everyone. Sellers are passionately hoping that nothing major is wrong with their home that could hold up the transaction. Buyers are eager to hear that their new house is in prime condition. Whatever the wishes, one thing is for sure; any news from an inspector is usually bad news. Home inspectors have a tough job. They have to be trained to spot hundreds of potential issues with a home and be knowledgeable of local codes, community restrictions and residential permit parameters. Stay one step ahead of your home inspector by reading the list of…
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