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General Turnoffs You Try Should Look Past At Open Houses

If you are on the market to buy a home, you might be hoping to stumble upon a house that is move-in ready. The thing is, there might be quite a few hidden gems in your area that others have passed over for superficial reasons. Here are four common home problems that might be a turnoff initially, but you should try to look past. 1. Lack of Curb Appeal If you arrive at an open house only to find an unkempt yard or overgrown shrubbery, don't run the other way. Read More 

Successful Home Showings 101: Keeping Your Home Clean With Children & Pets

Selling your home is stressful, and if you are living in your home during the entire staging and showing process, things become even more challenging -- especially if you have children and/or pets. For more information about how to keep your house in order and where to list it for showings, talk with an experienced real estate agent. Also, be sure to follow these three tips before potential buyers come by. Read More 

Top 3 Attributes To Look For In Waterfront Homes When You Have Smaller Children

Waterfront homes are ideal for those who love the water and all that it has to offer. Many people today are looking to delve into owning one of these beauties, but they haven't been able to find what they want just yet. The process of choosing a waterfront home can be a little overwhelming, especially when you have smaller children in the home, and  you have to be concerned with their safety. Read More 

Three Tips To Make Your First Home Purchase As Easy As It Can Be

Buying your first home can be exciting and stressful at the same time. When buying your first home, you more than likely do not know what to expect, which can sometimes cause you to feel anxiety. Use the guide that follows to learn how to make your first home buying experience as smooth as it can possibly be. Get Preapproval for a Loan The first thing you need to do is go to a lender and apply for preapproval for a loan. Read More 

Ways To Use QR Codes For Effective Real Estate Marketing

If you're a realtor, one of the most important aspects of real estate is getting new clients, moving property and making the sale. At the forefront of your business should be concise and effective marketing that brings a potential buyer straight to you. One useful tool is a QR code. Also called a quick response code, this tool acts as a virtual barcode or sticker that can be scanned by your smart phone. From there, it will redirect you to a designated website or video with more information. Read More