Dealing with Financing

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the...
Preparing to Sell

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just...
Relocating to the Big City

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Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible.Research before you move. It’s important to...
5 Tips for Buying a Home

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report....
Why We Love Dunedin

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Dunedin is a small city that neighbors Clearwater and Palm Harbor. When Scottish families came to the area in 1852, they named the settlement after the Gaelic name of Edinburgh, Dùn Èideann. Today, the city...
Neutralize Your Home in 5 Easy Steps

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Neutralize it, baby!If I have one addiction, it’s to color. From dark and moody to clear & vibrant, my home is a reflection of my ‘habit.’ And while it looks amazing (my personal opinion)...
6 Curb Appeal Tips for the Real World

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​We’ve talked about curb appeal before. A LOT. And there is a reason for it. You can’t sell your home if you can’t get people INTO your home. In our area, the first photo for a listing is required to...
7 Secrets to Successfully Stage Your Home

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Have you ever sat on your sofa one evening binge-watching HGTV? We’ve been there too. After watching a few episodes it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the ‘helpful advice’ that seems to contradict...
Kate’s Helpful Holiday Hacks!

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With the holidays closing in fast we could all use an ‘easy button’ when it comes to preparing for the onslaught of family and friends! Every year I promise myself that this year I’ll be better prepared,...