Home Staging – The Most Important Rooms in Your Listing

Home Staging - The Most Important Rooms in Your Listing Published by: RISMedia (Writen by: Mark Mathis, General Manager of Broker and Agent Sales for Homes.com), September 7, 2017 Staging every room in a for-sale listing may sound ideal; however, it may be a daunting task to both the seller
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5 Things Buyers Should Never, Ever Say When Closing on a Home

5 Things Buyers Should Never, Ever Say When Closing on a Home Published by: REALTOR.com (Writen by: Daniel Bortz), August 7, 2017 By the time home buyers make it to the closing, it’s smooth sailing, right?  Wrong. For home buyers, the adage “loose lips sink ships” is pretty darn spot-on as
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Christopher Tenggren’s September ’17 “Enjoy Magazine”

Christopher Tenggren’s September ’17 "Enjoy Magazine" In This Issue... Ty's Tips... 7 Kitchen Renovation Blunders to Avoid, Plus... Eat... Smoked Salmon Spread, Garden... Give Health, Plant Tea, Travel... Berlin - The Capitol of Cool, Health... Can popping Painkillers Kill You, Home... It's
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National Association of REALTORS Urges Reauthorization of Federal Flood Insurance Program

National Association of REALTORS Urges Reauthorization of Federal Flood Insurance Program Published by: Chicago Agent Magazine (writen by: Blake Boldt), August 29, 2017 In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has created a petition encouraging members
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Home Prices Surge on Strong Buying Season

Home Prices Surge on Strong Buying Season Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog, August 16, 2017 Home prices continue on at a clip, surging 6.2 percent in the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The pace
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Tips That Can Prepare You for Bringing a Puppy Home

Tips That Can Prepare You for Bringing a Puppy Home Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog (writen by: Megan Wild), August 11, 2017 Bringing home a puppy is exciting because he becomes a new member of the family. But, raising one is hard work, so the whole family needs to pitch in and do
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Back to School! Where Did the Summer Go?

Back to School! Where Did the Summer Go? Published by: Chrsitopher Tenggren, August 24, 2017 Where did the summer go?  Fall is just around the corner and kids, along with parents, are getting ready to head back to school.  This can be a hectic time as everyone tries to get back into a routine.
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Economy to Weather Turbulence in Second Half of Year

Economy to Weather Turbulence in Second Half of Year Published by: RISMedia on the HouseCall Blog (writen by: Suzanne De Vita), August 21, 2017 Analysts anticipate the economy will weather turbulence expected in the second half of the year, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic
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GREEN – Are You Home Energy Aware?

GREEN - Are You Home Energy Aware? Published by: Christopher Tenggren - HomesInTheFoxValley.com - August 10, 2017 After the mortgage payment, the largest homeowner expense is for utilities and the major component is energy.  Contributing factors include air leaks, insulation, heating and
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How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home?

How Long Do Most Families Stay In Their Home? Published by: The KCM Crew, August 7, 2017 The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of homeownership. One of the data points that has changed dramatically is the median tenure of a family in a home, meaning
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