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Creating an Efficient Home Office Space

September 22, 2020

With the world and the workforce changing so quickly, many employees are now finding themselves in the unique position of suddenly working from home.  While the pandemic might have brought us to this unique and difficult time, employers are finding that in many cases, having their employees work from home can be beneficial and more cost effective for the employer and employee.  However, in order to effectively work from home, it’s up to the employee to create a space that actually works for them.  A space that is dedicated to work without the interruptions of home and family.  Here are ways to make a successful office space in your home that is efficient yet comfortable.

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What to Know About the Earnest Money Deposit

September 21, 2020

The Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) is an important aspect of the house buying process. This deposit essentially indicates to the seller that you, the buyer, are serious about wanting to purchase their home. The deposit shows you are committed. Once the deposit is accepted by the seller, the property is then taken off the market, therefore the seller is trusting that the buyer is eager to move forward with the sale. Otherwise, the seller is losing valuable time and money by removing the property from active listings. It is also a safeguard for sellers, deterring buyers from making offers on multiple properties.

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Drones in Real Estate Marketing

September 21, 2020

It is no secret amongst real estate agents that competition continues to grow.  Agents not only have to possess strong communication and networking skills, they need to look ahead and be on top of the newest technology and tools available to them.  Buyers and sells expect more and more out of their agents and the results that they produce.

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Can I back out of my Purchase and Sale Agreement?

September 21, 2020

It is quite possible that either a Seller or Buyer might change their mind about the sale/purchase of a home.  While it is more common for the buyer to try to back out, there are occasions when the seller might also have a change of heart.

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What You Should Know About Buying A Fixer-Upper

September 14, 2020

Many first-time home buyers find that the perfect home is out of their reach. The house prices, along with the down-payment expected, closing costs and inspection fees are too much to consider, and that is why many start looking for the perfect fixer-upper instead. According to a survey done by Realtor.com, nearly 60 percent of first-time home shoppers that are ages 18-34 say they would consider a house that needs renovations. A key factor for this is likely the expense of buying newer, turn-key houses.

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