The Dos and Don’ts of Making Your Moving Day Less Stressful

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Moving day can be an extremely stressful day, but thankfully, there are many simple ways to lower your moving day stress levels. Staying organized and planning ahead are two of the key ways to make moving day an enjoyable one. Simple actions like confirming your moving dates and details, starting to pack well in advance, and labeling your boxes will …

Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life

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Finding a New Home for Your Next Stage of Life Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent adult can find freedom and flexibility in even a tiny apartment. That same space, …

Video- Housing Needs Are Cyclical

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We know there can be a lot of emotions that go along with moving during a major life transition… Excitement over this new period in your life 🎉 … melancholy over moving out of a home with lots of memories 🏡… perhaps even anxiety over making sure your finances 💸 work out so you can achieve everything your heart ❤️ …

Why Buying and Selling this Holiday Season is a Good Idea – By, Rick Jusenius

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Serious Year End Goals Buyers and Sellers during the Holidays are typically serious about their real estate plans. They have placed an emphasis on getting Real Estate closed prior to the New Year. As a buyer, this means your typical seller is motivated especially if their home comes new to the market during the Holidays. This is a seller who …

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Is the Real Estate World Sky Falling Down? By, Jim Clifford

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Changes Regarding Real Estate Commissions If you ask some real estate brokers, they might tell you yes. Some brokers might think you’re crazy asking because the market is so busy and not have paid attention to changes that have just taken place. So, what am I talking about? Starting October 1st real estate companies can (and most will) put on …

Grow Your Down Payment With HomeFundIt

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Grow your down payment with HomeFundIt. Crowdfund to raise funds, shop with UpIt to get funds pledged, or do both! Start Crowdfunding Share your story online. Family, friends, and strangers can give to support you in becoming a homeowner Participating Stores Shop at participating retailers and a percentage of your purchase goes toward HomeFundIt campaigns. No transaction fees, almost anyone …

Considering Selling Your Home Before Spring? By, Jim Clifford

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In today’s world, business and life goes on all year round. Just because we are entering the time of year when our daylight is more limited, it does not mean you should wait to sell your home. As interest rates continue to rise over the next six months, waiting could cost you a lot of money. The Federal Reserve has …

Renting a Home Out in the Winter? Don’t Panic! By, Jason Clifford

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  Renting a home in the winter?  Don’t panic! Fall and winter are my favorite time a year.  The air is crisp, the holidays are upon us and ski season is getting started.  However, as a real estate agent that represents landlords, this time can be stressful.  Maintenance issues can intensify; roofs leak, storms hit, gutters clog, and pipes can …

Was It The Chicken or the Egg? By, Jim Clifford

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Many people think that selling a home is as simple as putting the “right price” and waiting for the buyer to write the offer. If it were that simple, then the real estate industry as we know it would have gone away a long time ago. You can obtain an online home value (see last month blog about online valuations), …