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When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria to look for in a sales […]


Negotiation is a subtle art in real estate, but skilled negotiators can usually find some common ground that satisfies all parties. On the other hand, using the wrong negotiation tactics can sink a deal pretty quickly. Here are some negotiation tactics buyers (and real estate professionals) should avoid: Lowball offers: Going far below market value […]

3 Ways Tag Sales Can Help

New to the neighborhood and not finding what your home needs at the box stores? See why tag sales can do much more for you than picking up that gently used bicycle or vintage doll.

What is Radon and Should I Worry?

What is Radon and Should I Worry? by Osi Rosenberg When putting in an offer on a property, you have an option to conduct inspections to ensure you have the best idea of what you are purchasing. It is kind of like a test drive on a new car or a mechanical inspection of a [...]

12 FAQs for Distressed Properties and Short Sales

Instead of dealing with the concerns you may have about a challenging real estate transaction, read more to educate yourself with all you need to know about distressed properties and short sales.

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) vs. Realtor

What will it cost you by trying to sell your house without an agent? A good real estate agent will have access to more than just price comps, including what you should or shouldn’t fix, maintaining your safety, how to prepare your home, and beyond!

Listing Photos/Pictures vs Walk-Throughs

Pictures are worth a thousand words but walk-throughs are worth a million!

The Right Moving Boxes and 7 Packing Tips

Whether you move across the country or down the block, the right boxes will help you get through this stressful time as efficiently as possible.

Why Do I Need Insurance Coverage?

How does your insurance coverage stack up in a catastrophic situation?

8 Winter Home Tips

Now that you have purchased your first home, it is your responsibility to keep it maintained and safe. Here are some helpful hints you should know about winter maintenance.

Remember the 5 W’s of Selling Your Home

Selling your home can be a challenge if something doesn’t feel right. Remembering and answering the 5 W’s (Who, What, Where, When and Why) can put you in the proper mindset to sell your home.

What is a CMA?

CMA is an abbreviation for Comparative Market Analysis.

Seller’s Commitment to Sell

Most would assume listing your home is the first step to selling your house, but this isn’t the case.

The Mortgage Process: What Every Buyer Should Know

The most important thing to know about the mortgage process is that you need to be patient!

Real Estate Agents vs. Real Estate Paralegals: What’s the Difference?

Both of these real estate jobs have the same two words in front of them, however agents and paralegals have very different duties.