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When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

Real Estate

Useful Steps To Complete Before You Hire A Real Estate Agent To Help You Buy A Home

5 January 2017
 Categories:
Real Estate, Blog

When you decide that you want to buy a home, your first task doesn't have to be to hire a real estate agent. While you can certainly feel free to do so, there are a number of other steps that you can complete before you get this professional representing you. Taking care of some matters in advance of hiring your agent will show the agent that you're very serious about buying a home, and he or she will get busily working to find the right property for you.
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Planning On Getting Into Property Flipping? - 5 Critical Things To Know

31 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Property flipping is not nearly as easy as the pros make it appear to be, but that doesn't stop an untold number of novices from trying their hand at it, year after year. Whether you choose to go at it alone or put together a team of skilled professionals who specialize in different things, being successful at property flipping starts with buying the right real estate. These are five things all budding property flippers should know about real estate, and how to launch your start in the market.
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4 Questions To Ask The Homeowners Association Before Buying A Home

29 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you think you have found your dream home only to find out that it's in a neighborhood with a homeowners association, you might be feeling a bit nervous. Whether you have lived in a community with a not-so-good homeowners association in the past or if you have just heard the horror stories, you might be worried about whether or not you will be happy living in the neighborhood. Luckily, you should be able to talk to someone from the homeowners association to get answers to your questions and concerns.
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3 Things You Should Know About Buying A House

29 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a house from a realtor is an exciting time of life. Whether it is your first home purchase or if it is your fourth or fifth, there is always something exciting about the prospect of a new beginning and a new house. When searching for a house there are certain things that you should do to make sure that you are getting the right house for you. Here are a couple of tips.
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Two Ways To Protect Your Privacy When Buying A Home

28 December 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Purchasing a home is a dream come true for many, but it can also be the start of a nightmare for folks who value their privacy. It's an unfortunate reality that a lot of personal information becomes publicly available when people buy homes. In an age where doxing and identity theft are constant threats, it's understandable if you want to keep people from learning where you live. Here are two things you can do to protect your privacy when purchasing a home.
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Home Buying Tips for Empty Nesters

When my youngest child moved out, I was left living in a large home by myself. Weekend visits from the grandchildren only filled the space part of the time. The home became more of a burden as each day passed. It was not until I was working with my real estate agent to sell my home and find a smaller home did I realize that there were so many others in the same position. I created this blog to help other empty nesters explore their options for downsizing and to provide guidance on finding a new home that fits in more with their lifestyle.

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