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Facing Off Against a Cash Buyer – Can You Compete?

After pounding the pavement for what seems like forever, you’ve finally found the place you want to put an offer on. But alas, someone else has already got their fingers on it, and it’s a cash buyer, no less. Buyers with cash are known to swoop in and snatch up properties from under mortgaged buyers.…

Buying and Selling at the Same Time? Here’s How to Do It

Moving out of your parents’ house and into a newly purchased home is one thing. But having a home to sell while looking for a new one takes things to a whole new level. The stress of buying and selling at the same time can drive you to drink if you’re not prepared, or if you don’t have the right team behind you to guide your through the process.…

Wanna be a Landlord? Consider These 6 Things First

With the rental market booming in many parts of the country, there’s good money to be made as a landlord. There are plenty of real estate investors who make a good living as landlords, so why not you? If you want to get in on the action, there are a few things you need to think about first before you channel you inner Mr.…

The Gloves Are Off: Be Prepared for a Bidding War!

You’ve found the house of your dreams, and are prepared to put in an offer on it. But so are a bunch of other home-buyer hopefuls. The result? A bidding war. While this puts the sellers in the driver’s seat, it forces buyers to get ready for battle.…

DIY Chair Upholstering: Step-by-Steps You Can Totally Do!

Step 1: The Fun Part

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We don’t know about you, but sometimes even the simplest and most fun DIY projects can seem daunting at first. Help yourself out of the DIY jitters by eating your vegetables last!

First, cruise to your local fabric store and pick out the perfect shade of canary yellow or grey ombre.…

5 Tips to Score the Best Mortgage

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Mortgage interest rates have experienced historical lows over the past few years, prompting a lot of Americans to hop on the home owner bandwagon in hoards. But even with interest rates being as low as they are, the while mortgage buying process can still seem a little tricky to many.…

5 Problems Your Home Inspector Might Not Catch

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You’ve found your dream home, put in an offer that the seller couldn’t refuse, and sealed the deal. But before you head out to buy new furniture, there’s still one little task that needs to be completed: the home inspection.

Realtors will typically advise their clients to include this clause in a purchase agreement in order to help uncover any problems with the home that they might not have noticed when they first saw it.…