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How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent: The Ultimate Checklist

Your real estate agent can make or break your home buying or selling experience
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 20, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Northern Idaho Real Estate  Selling Your Home
How to Choose the Right Real Estate Agent: The Ultimate Checklist Your real estate agent can make or break your home buying or selling experience. But how do you know if you’ve found the right one? ALEXANDRA FILIACI It can be a challenge to find the right real estate agent. How do you know if you’ve found the right one? What qualities should you look for when selecting an agent? We’ve put together the ultimate list of 7 critical qualities your real estate agent should possess. 1. Licensed Thi... read more
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Five Overlooked Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale

How to get your home ready for sale in 5 easy steps
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 17, 2017 in  Cleaning  Organization  Selling Your Home
Five Overlooked Ways to Prepare Your Home for Sale How to get your home ready for sale in 5 easy steps. LINDSAY LISTANSKI Congratulations! You’ve decided to list your home on the market. You know it’s a well-cared-for house and you feel confident you’ll be able to sell it for asking price. Well, maybe “confident” isn’t the right word. You hope you’ll be able to get your asking price, but you wouldn’t mind having an extra push to help put the odds in your... read more
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Should I Sell My Home Before Buying a New Home?

Deciding whether to buy or sell a home first can be a tough decision
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 08, 2017 in  Buying a Home  Selling Your Home
Should I Sell My Home Before Buying a New Home? Deciding whether to buy or sell a home first can be a tough decision. Home buyers and home sellers each face their own challenges, but for many, the two processes go hand-in-hand. SHARON LEE Home buyers and home sellers each face their own challenges, but for many, the two processes go hand-in-hand. Most people cannot afford to own multiple homes, so the decision to move generally means both buying a new home and selling your current property. If you are attemptin... read more
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What Are Closing Costs?

What are closing costs? What should I know before getting my next loan?
Posted by Brianna Corey on September 05, 2017 in  Buying a Home  First Time Home Buyers  Selling Your Home
What Are Closing Costs? SHARON LEE What Are Closing Costs? Closing costs are fees paid in connection with the refinance or transfer of ownership in real property. They are paid by either the buyer or the seller on the settlement date. These fees will always vary. What you pay for one refinance or property transfer will not be the same as another. This is due to the different parties involved, different types and locations of property, the financial capacity of a buyer and many more factors. The law requires le... read more
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How To Price Your Home

Read some of these pointers and determine the right price for your home
Posted by Brianna Corey on August 26, 2017 in  Northern Idaho Real Estate  Selling Your Home
How To Price Your Home Trying to price your home to sell? Not sure how much it’s worth? Read some of these pointers and determine the right price for your home. SHARON LEE You’re contemplating listing your home on the market, but you’re not sure how much its worth. You have a vague idea about a general price range, but you want a more accurate understanding. Don’t worry – you’re not going to need to determine the price of the home yourself. Your real estate age... read more
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