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Tips for selling your home during the holidays

December 4th, 2014

Elaine Quigley, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (Photo/submitted)

Elaine Quigley, Realtor, CBR, CRS, GRI, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
If you are looking to sell your home, you don’t have to put your plans on hold because it’s the holiday season. In this article, Carla Hill from Realty Times shares some great tips about how to balance keeping your home on the market while still enjoying this special time of year with family and friends.

Real estate ads, November 28 edition

November 28th, 2014

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the November 28 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Three reasons why January may historically be the best time to sell

November 27th, 2014

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

I want to wish you all a happy and healthy holiday…and thank you so much for reading all of my articles for all these years. It means so much to me when people call or come up to me and let me know they enjoyed my material.

Fireplaces provide a warm glow

November 20th, 2014

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, 508-934-9818 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Michelle Gillespie, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
With winter fast approaching the fireplace takes on greater importance in the sale of a home. The warm glow of a fire on a cold winter night can be magical. Many people love the ambiance a blaze provides, while others rely on their fireplaces to keep them warm and cozy during freezing temperatures.

The budget process and determining your condo fee

November 13th, 2014

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By Vicki Aubry, Realtor, ABR, SRES, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

The condominium budget is planned annually to cover both operational expenses and payment to a reserve fund for future capital projects.

Five home improvements to avoid for resale

November 6th, 2014

Elaine Quigley, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (Photo/submitted)

By Elaine Quigley, Realtor, CBR, CRS, GRI, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

It’s only natural to make the home you bought more comfortable and functional for your household. But before you put in a hot tub or convert the garage into a bedroom, think about whether or not these improvements will add or subtract perceived value from your home someday.

Real estate ads, October 31 edition

October 31st, 2014

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the October 31 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Common seller mistakes

October 30th, 2014

Karen Scopetski, Vice President, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 508-380-0112
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www.karenscopetski.com.

By Karen Scopetski, V.P. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

1. Basing the asking price on needs or emotion rather than market value. Many times sellers base their pricing on how much they paid for or invested in their home. This can be an expensive mistake. If your home is not priced competitively, buyers will reject it in favor of other larger homes for the same price. At the same time, the buyers who should be looking at your house will not see it because it is priced over their heads.

Free Report #6 makes its debut – home preparation tips

October 23rd, 2014

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates
What if I could only give you one series of tips, to get top dollar for your home? Well, I would have to say that the best piece of advice I have always given my clients has been not to “rush” the home onto the market, instead of taking the time to prepare a property. For this, a pre-marketing team is an essential value-added service for an agent to bring to the table, and is the second thing you should ask a potential listing broker (right after the obvious question of how many homes he or she has sold.)

Real estate ads, October 17 edition

October 16th, 2014

Real Estate

Here are the real estate ads for the October 17 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

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