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May 20, 2019

Appealing Your Property Valuation

The goal of your new Property Valuation Appeal would be to lower the valuation to lower your taxes. When making an assessment of your property, appraisers would look at the # of bedrooms, the age, and the square footage +/- 10%. Recent comps would be within 180 days of the June 2018 ...

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March 7, 2019

Thinking of Entering the Housing Market this Spring?

Jan. 8, 2019

January is Radon Awareness Month

Thanks to our Friends at Pillar to Post Home Inspections for this great information:

JANUARY IS RADON AWARENESS MONTH

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

 Any home can have a radon problem – old or new homes, well-sealed or drafty homes, homes with or without basements. The EPA estimates that ...

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Oct. 11, 2018

New eProperty Watch!

eProperty Watch

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March 15, 2018

Sellers Guide to Home Inspections

 

For sellers, understanding the home inspection process and preparing your home for the inevitable evaluation not only helps to ensure that the transaction goes through, but can often translate into getting a top-dollar selling price as well.

Once the contract has been signed, inspections usually happen quickly. After an appointment ...

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March 12, 2018

1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges

1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges: What are the benefits and considerations?

What is a Delayed Exchange?A Tax Deferred Exchange is one of the few tax shelters remaining. Its use permits a taxpayer to relinquish certain investment property and replace it with other like-kind investment property without triggering capital gains liability. Thus ...

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Feb. 22, 2018

How Important is Pricing your Home?

How Important is Pricing your Home?

Pricing your Home Right is the #1 Marketing Tool

In theory, selling a home should be easy right now. Real estate has been rebounding for more than half a decade, and home prices are climbing at a healthy 6% annual clip. The improving economy is ...

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Jan. 7, 2018

Top Tips For Buying A Vacation Home

Top Tips For Buying A Vacation Home

Reasons for buying a second home vary, from recreation and vacation enjoyment to investment and development to retirement planning. With homebuyers enjoying an advantage in many markets, now may be the time to buy that second home. Whether you're dreaming of paradise ...

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Nov. 1, 2017

Top 5 Winterizing Tips for your Mountain Home

Top 5 Winterizing Tips for your Mountain Home

Winter is coming and that means it’s time to protect your mountain property from the elements. Harsh winds, freezing temperatures, snow and ice could damage your property if some precaution is not taken heading into the winter months. While you may know ...

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Sept. 11, 2017

Is price per square foot a meaningful comparison

Is price per square foot a meaningful comparison for homes?

Sometimes price per square foot is meaningful, and sometimes it is less accurate. It does have value when comparing similarly-sized and similarly-configured homes in a very specific area, giving general trends for the neighborhood. It is less accurate when comparing ...

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