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Is Fair Housing Still Fair Housing?

This year we celebrate 50 years since the "Fair Housing" law was passed (http://history.house.gov/HistoricalHighlight) by the U.S. Federal government. This law "prohibits discrimination by direct providers of housing, such as landlords and real estate companies as well as other entities, such as municipalities, banks or other lending institutions and homeowners insurance companies whose discriminatory practices… Continue reading Is Fair Housing Still Fair Housing?

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Stay In Your Lane!

Buying or selling a home is an emotional thing.  Real estate professionals such as your real estate agent, loan officer, and real estate attorney (if you're in a state that requires a real estate attorney for all real estate transactions) that you decide to work with should be using their expertise to help make the… Continue reading Stay In Your Lane!

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Don’t Miss Your Deadline and Lose Your Home

The key thing that you should stay on top of when you're purchasing a home is the deadlines! Every contract has deadlines that need to be met or you could lose your deal.

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Secrets of Buying A New Construction Home

Are you tired of your house and don't want to deal with remodeling your home? How about moving into a new construction home? Buying a newly constructed home has many pros and cons to it. Its good to know about these pros and cons before you sign on the dotted line.

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The Most Important Things On A Home Inspection Report

If you're buying a home, it's always a good idea to get a home inspection. A home inspection provides you with details about things that may need attention or need to be repaired in the property.

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Real Estate Agents Vs Home Inspectors

Throughout my many years working in real estate sales, I've noticed a common clash within the industry between real estate agents and home inspectors. I personally don't understand why some real estate agents that are representing the seller take it personally when a home inspector's report reflects some repairs needed to the property. I have… Continue reading Real Estate Agents Vs Home Inspectors

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Get Connected This Summer

Summertime is a fun time for most of us. Summer means longer days, warm weather, festivals, farmer's markets and road trips. One of my favorite things to do in summer is to check out community festivals...Here are some great apps that can be helpful while you're out and about this summer.

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Shattering The Myth About Closing Costs

Closing costs are, in my opinion, one of the most misunderstood aspects of buying a home. It's extremely common that I come across a buyer who is adamant about having the "seller pay their closing cost" as if they are getting something for free from the seller because, in reality, YOU are paying for it. I don't know where this myth began but I'm here to let you know how it REALLY works.

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How To Win Over Multiple Offers

As we head into the spring moving market, there are numerous cities across the United States that are suffering from the lack of quality homes for sale. Inventory is tight! People who want to sell their home have to have their new home secured in a contract before they put their house on the market or they could be stuck without a place to live.

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Put Your Home Buying Fears to Rest: Memoirs of A First Time Home Buyer

Yes, it's true. Spring is right around the corner and you know what that means, it's moving time! Most renter's leases are up between March 30 - June 30. So what are you going to do this year? Are you going to stay put and just resign your lease, even if your rent goes up,… Continue reading Put Your Home Buying Fears to Rest: Memoirs of A First Time Home Buyer