Consider Offering Home Warranty to Your Buyer


A home warranty is a one-year protection plan to cover major appliances and systems so your buyers have peace of mind once they take possession of the home. For a few hundred dollars, a home warranty will cover the repair or replacement costs for appliances and systems like these: • Heating System • Air Conditioning […]

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Contingency Usually Spelled H-E-A-D-A-C-H-E


SECURITY OF SELLING YOUR HOME FIRST COULD COST YOU THE ONE THAT YOU WANT Real estate agent Robin Gebrian considered the recent house hunt a heartbreaker. Her clients, a couple in West Hartford, wanted to buy a new home but couldn’t afford to do so until they sold their current residence. So any offer they […]

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How to Help Your Buyer Get Pre-Approved For a Mortgage


One of the biggest headaches any home seller can experience is working with an interested buyer and negotiating a sales price, only to find days or weeks later that the buyer is unable to obtain a mortgage. That’s precious time wasted and frustration to boot.  Here’s how to sort the buyers from the lookers. Lenders […]

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Lots To Love About Seller Financing


With the help of a real estate attorney or tax professional, you might discover some hidden financial advantages to seller financing – for yourself. Consider asking these questions of your financial advisor to explore how you can get as much out of seller financing as your buyer. Monthly Income.  How would your financial situation be […]

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Negotiate Like A Pro


If you’re buying or selling a home, negotiating is by far one of the most important things to be able to do. In fact, being a strong negotiator is an absolute necessity. If you don’t know how to ask for what you want, you’ll never get it. And, of course, you can save yourself a […]

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Video: How to Negotiate Your Home Sale


This video will walk you through what to expect when negotiating your real estate transaction, without the help of a real estate agent. From preparing for the negotiation to crafting a counteroffer, this video will arm you with all of the information you need to successfully negotiate the sale of your home.

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Right Price, Smart Negotiating: Sold in One Day!


Jane Eanes didn’t want to sell the Pittsburgh-area house that she and her husband Russ had custom-built just two years before, in 2009.  It was designed for easy and efficient living, right down to the geothermal system that kept heating bills to $30 a month. But a sudden job relocation forced the couple to put […]

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Contingency sale offers becoming more acceptable


For homeowners looking to upgrade — or downsize — their residences, it’s a difficult chicken-or-egg question: Which comes first, buying a new place to live or selling an old one? Each situation presents a potentially thorny set of issues. Buy a new home before you sell your current one and you may get stuck with […]

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