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6 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME IN A SHIFTING MARKET

6 TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME IN A SHIFTING MARKET Price It Right! Contact your local real estate professional to ensure you have the most current CMA or Comparative Market Analysis for the homes sold in your area. This valuable tool will help you price your home in such a way that it will make it attractive to not only buyers, but other real estate professionals who may have clients interested in purchasing a home just like yours. Ask for a Merchandising Review. This one page worksheet is a critical component to ensuring your home is sold for the most money, in the
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Home Insurance Basics: What Is A “Covered Peril”?

Home Insurance Basics: What Is A “Covered Peril”? Posted by agentinsure If you’ve been shopping for homeowners insurance for your Bailey, CO or Flagstaff, AZ home, you may have come across the term “covered peril” and wondered exactly what it means regarding your policy coverage. The short answer is that a peril is any risk that can cause damage to your home or belongings, such as theft or smoke/fire damage. A covered peril means your insurance policy will pay specific reimbursements based on the limits in your policy if the peril is covered. Every homeowner’s insurance policy has lists of covered perils, but not all
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WHY A LOWER COMMISSION NETS YOU LESS MONEY… NOT MORE!

WHY A LOWER COMMISSION NETS YOU LESS MONEY… NOT MORE! With an increasing amount of discount brokers representing sellers in today’s real estate market, a practice known as “sell-to-the-commission” has been springing up. When these discount brokers guarantee a lower cost for selling the house, it results in lower commissions for agents, sometimes so low that Realtors will purposefully avoid showing the properties to their clients. Both buyers and sellers can wind up confused and frustrated, never a recipe for good relations between Realtors and their clients.   More buyers and sellers should understand the importance of a fair commission, especially
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