Home Buyer Tips: Improve Your Credit Score!

Improve Your Credit Score Those looking for a home should check their credit score before things get too serious. There’s nothing worse than learning that your credit report contains a late payment that can prevent you from buying a property. The higher your credit score, the better. A score of at least 620 will give…

Tax Advantages When Purchasing or Selling a Home

“Tax Advantage” is not necessarily an oxymoron! If you have recently bought or sold a home, there are a few tax advantages that may be available to you. Generally speaking, real estate broker’s commissions, title insurance, legal fees, advertising costs, administrative costs and inspection fees are considered selling costs and may reduce taxable capital gain…

Home Selling Tips: Renovation

Renovation: Is it Worth the Cost? A stressful part of putting your home on the market is determining what to fix and upgrade to get the very best price. Rely on your real estate agent to recommend which projects to consider and which to avoid. Putting money into renovation doesn’t always mean you will recoup…

Home Selling Tips: To Paint or Not to Paint…

Making color work in your home. Don’t be offended if an agent suggests that you paint before placing your home on the market. They understand “color psychology.” Since people’s reaction to color is immediate, it can have a tremendous influence on their daily choices. You can make your home stand out from the competition, sell…

Home Selling Tips: Code Violations

Look for Code Violations Before You Sell Code violations can extend the homeselling process—even halt it altogether. It’s a solid investment to hire a home inspector before placing your home on the market. A quality home inspector knows local codes—from electrical, plumbing, building, structure and more. They can help sellers understand any code violations and…

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A Word About Restrictive Covenants

HOMEBUYING TIPS Before you buy, check for restrictive covenants You’ve just toured the home of your dreams and are ready to make an offer. You may not be aware that there may be restrictions that dictate what can and cannot be done to or on the property.  A restrictive covenant—a type of deed restriction—regulates a…

Home Selling Tips. Things to Know!

HOMESELLING TIPS   Due diligence before moving day There’s more to your move than calling a moving company and setting a date. A few key points need to be considered to ensure a cost-effective, trouble-free experience.Get a binding quote: There’s nothing worse than discovering after the move that you owe more than you bargained for…

Home Selling Tips. Things to Keep in Mind.

I am providing a few tips for buyers and sellers with this blog. It is my hope that you will find these tips helpful. Please consult professionals in their respected fields for accuracy. Talk to your tax consultant, or attorney regarding any legal issues, and please consult ME when buying or selling your next home!
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