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Selling your Home: iBuyers

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on September 02, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Sell your home
We have all heard the commercials: “Sell your home when YOU want to paying no real estate agency commission!” Can this be true? What are the Pros and Cons? Full disclosure – since we have a dog in this fight we will be spending a lot of time on the Cons. What the heck is an iBuyer? iBuyers are companies that purchase homes outright, directly from the owner. The seller doesn’t have to pay an agent, list the home, stage it, market it, or even show it to potential buyers. Instead, they tell the... read more
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Home Ownership: Facing and Emergency

Posted by Cori Seraydarian on September 02, 2019 in  Preparing for Emergencies  Real Estate Advice
From hurricanes to floods to fires, Mother Nature, accidents, and unforeseen circumstances all pose a threat to your home. That’s why taking steps safeguard your property from these and other home disasters are important. But what if the emergency is imminent? Step 1: Make a plan Creating an emergency plan now can prepare you and your family to respond safely to a disaster. To help, the Department of Homeland Security recommends the following: ·        ... read more
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From hurricanes to floods to fires, Mother Nature, accidents, and unforeseen circumstances all pose a threat to your home. That’s why taking steps now to safeguard your property from these and other home disasters are important. Step 1: Review and improve your standard insurance policy Homeowners insurance can provide coverage to reimburse you if you suffer losses caused by many home disasters. But it’s crucial to ensure that you have proper coverage limits in place. FEMA reports that over hal... read more
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Was My Sale Price Too LOW?

Posted by Karen Johnson on July 04, 2019 in  Real Estate Advice  Sell your home
Sellers are often astonished when a house sells in one day. The first place they tend to jump after the excitement of selling has lost some of its glitter is the thought "our sales price was not high enough." Sellers often begin to wonder if they priced the home too low because it sold so fast. While all of that anxiety and uncertainty and questions are popping up on the side of the seller, imagine what's going on with the buyer. Probably an identical scenario! The buyers are questioning whether they paid... read more
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But What Do I Do With My Old TV?

Posted by Stephanie Thibodeau on July 04, 2019 in  Moving  Real Estate Advice
What to do with your stuff – that’s one of the biggest issues when moving. It’s amazing how quickly you can gather belongings when you solemnly promised not to the LAST time you moved! Electronics are always the most difficult items to dispose of – that and anything that you can’t just toss in the trash. Desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, televisions, and any components of such devices may no longer be disposed in Pennsylvania with municipal w... read more
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