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3 Tips To Help You Sell Your Home Fast

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips To Help You Sell Your Home Fast

If you have a lot of equity in your home and want to sell it quickly, you could do so if you are willing to make less money on the deal. The best option you have to sell is to hire a real estate agent. The agent you hire will advertise the home on real estate listing websites and will try to show the home as often as possible. Here are a few things that might help you in your quest to sell my home faster once you decide to list it. You can choose to do one of these things or all of them, and they will typically help achieve the goal of...

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3 Buy-To-Let Mistakes You Must Avoid As A New Landlord

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Buy-To-Let Mistakes You Must Avoid As A New Landlord

Buy-to-let properties can be a great way to boost your residual income and supplement your regular earnings. However, becoming a landlord isn’t as easy as simply buying a property and renting it out. Unfortunately, many landlords don’t realise this and make common mistakes that affect their profit-earning potential. Below are three critical mistakes you must avoid when starting a property management portfolio: Forgetting to Monitor Cashflow Many new landlords don’t realise that running a successful buy-to-let portfolio is...

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Make Your Move Less Stressful And More Convenient For The Whole Family

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Make Your Move Less Stressful And More Convenient For The Whole Family

Moving is an exciting process overall that promises new experiences and challenges. However, making the transition to a new home can also be stressful and feel inconvenient for the whole family. While adults tend to worry about things like finances and moving tasks, kids may experience separation anxiety, decreased self-esteem, or even academic problems due to the stress of a move. Pets are prone to developing feelings of stress and anxiety due to a move as well. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make the move less stressful and...

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Should You Worry About Your Smart Locks Being Hacked?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Should You Worry About Your Smart Locks Being Hacked?

Smart locks are the latest new feature on many home automation systems, of which over 1.5 million were installed in U.S. homes in 2012. These devices add a whole new level of convenience that ordinary locks can’t match. However, they may prove vulnerable to a newer and more sophisticated kind of threat. The following takes a look at the threats posed by smart lock hackers and how smart lock manufacturers are dealing with these threats. The Power of a Few Keystrokes With smart locks slowly gaining acceptance and popularity, bump keys,...

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3 Tips for Keeping Ticks out of Your Yard

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips for Keeping Ticks out of Your Yard

Blacklegged ticks, also known as deer ticks, are both a nuisance and a health risk due to their tendency to carry Lyme disease. Every homeowner should take measures to be protected from this risk in the comfort of their own yard. Here are three tips for keeping your yard as tick-free as possible. Eliminate Tick Habitats in Your Yard The less welcoming that your yard is to ticks, the more difficult it will be for them to sustain themselves in your yard. There are many ways that you can make your yard less attractive to ticks without...

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Land Auctions & Tiny Homes: 5 Things to Look For

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Land Auctions & Tiny Homes: 5 Things to Look For

Owning a tiny home that ranges from 100 to 400 square feet means that you do not need to have a huge piece of property to live and thrive on. Once you have purchased a custom tiny house, it’s a good idea to look into land auctions to help find a permanent place for the tiny home to rest on. Before purchasing just any piece of land, there are five key components to look for. These will help you get the best deal and find a great area to permanently place your tiny home. Flat Areas When exploring areas for land auctions, it’s a good...

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Simple Marketing Strategies That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster

Posted by on Jan 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Simple Marketing Strategies That Will Help Sell Your Home Faster

According to the National Association of Realtors, approximately 4,940,000 homes were sold in 2014. If you’ve recently placed your home on the market or it has been up for sale for several weeks or months, chances are you’re looking for creative, simple ways to attract buyers. Real estate marketing might seem complicated, but you don’t need to be an expert to come up with imaginative ways to get your home sold. Here are a few simple, creative marketing strategies that will help you get your house noticed: Create a...

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Should You Clean Or Replace Your Carpet?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Should You Clean Or Replace Your Carpet?

If your carpet is a few years old, particularly if you have pets or young children, you’ve probably seen your share of stains and cleaning challenges. There will come a time when you are wondering whether it is better to have your carpet cleaned or replaced. Here are some considerations to keep in mind. Age of the Carpet Depending on the material it’s made from, your carpet might be expected to last anywhere from one to 25 years. Polyester and olefin carpets tend to get matted down within a few years, and a professional cleaning...

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Having Trouble Selling Your Home? 3 Things To Do To Help You Find A Way To Sell Faster

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Having Trouble Selling Your Home? 3 Things To Do To Help You Find A Way To Sell Faster

There are times when people put their homes up for sale and sell right away, but there are also times when a person just cannot seem to sell his or her home. If this is a problem you are struggling with right now, you may want to find out why your house isn’t selling so that you can take the right steps to get it to sell. Here are some tips that may help you determine what is preventing your house from selling. Look Into The Asking Price One of the big reasons houses do not sell is that buyers do not agree with the asking price of these...

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What To Do When The Buyer Says They Have To Pull Out Of The Sale

Posted by on Dec 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do When The Buyer Says They Have To Pull Out Of The Sale

Although the housing market appears to be bouncing back, it can still take an average of 98 days or more to sell a home, depending on where you’re located. Unfortunately, even when you do find someone willing to purchase your house, you may find yourself in an unenviable situation where the buyer suddenly decides to pull out of the transaction. While your first reaction may be to panic, here are three ways to deal with the situation instead. Find Out the Reason The first thing you should do is try to find out why the buyer wants to...

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