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June 27, 2022

The Facts About As-Is Home Purchase Contracts

The Facts About As-Is Home Purchase Contracts

As-Is home purchase contracts differ depending on who drafts them. A Realtor's contract may be significantly different from one an attorney writes. However, the as-is provisions are likely very similar. The majority of as-Is contracts favor the seller by shifting the entire responsibility for paying some fees and potential ...

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May 10, 2022

How to Spot an Awesome Real Estate Agent

The Marino Team, Awesome agents

Are you needing the services of a real estate agent, but don't know which professional to hire? Are you confused by the multitude of agents in your area and narrowing down your choices to just one agent? Picking the proper professional for your real estate needs doesn't have ...

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March 28, 2022

5 Things Real Estate Agents Wish Buyers Wouldn't Do

When you're on the hunt for a new home, a buyer's agent is indispensable. They represent your interests in the transaction, not those of the seller. They have an expert's understanding of market trends and can communicate with the seller's agent to gain valuable insider information ...

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Nov. 17, 2021

Downsizing in Retirement? Have a Plan in Place to Make it Happen

As you moved through your working years and climbed your way up the corporate ladder, monetary success and material possessions went hand in hand. As the promotions piled up and the raises continued to grow, you accumulated more and more stuff, moving into bigger and bigger houses just to hold ...

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April 30, 2021

Planning On Buying A Vacation Home?

These Are 4 Things You Should Keep In Mind A vacation home can be a fantastic investment. If there's an area that you go to every year for vacation, then purchasing a vacation home may be more sensible than always having to find a place to rent. Having your ...

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April 18, 2020

COVID-19: STAY SAFE, STAY WELL

In this age of science and technology, it is difficult to wrap your brain around a global pandemic. Yet, here we are living a scene of what would appear to be straight out of a movie. There is no doubt, the world is full of uncertainty and is experiencing unprecedented ...

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April 17, 2020

How Social Distancing Might Delay a Home Sale

How Social Distancing Might Delay a Home Sale

Real estate traditionally has been more a "people" business than a technology business, but with advances in recent years, tech has certainly established its place in the industry.

During trying times that require social distancing or sheltering in place, those tech tools can be saviors. Buyers can virtually tour homes ...

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Feb. 27, 2020

Can You Predict the Best Time to Sell Your Home?

Best time to sell your home

There are many life events that can make it time to sell a home. A job change, a child on the way, or even a failing marriage can nudge homeowners to sell relatively unexpectedly.

Still, there are would-be home sellers who can choose when to put their home on the ...

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Dec. 16, 2019

Looking for a Fixer-Upper? Four Reasons a New Home Might Actually Be a Better Fit

Looking for a Fixer-Upper? Four Reasons a New Home Might Actually Be a Better Fit for Your Needs

Buying a home that needs some TLC can look like a fun endeavor on popular reality TV shows and online, but fixer-uppers might come with more issues than families can handle on their own. If you don't really have a DIY spirit or a background in fixing up homes ...

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Oct. 31, 2019

Calculating Return on Equity

Return on Equity

Real estate rental property investors enjoy many benefits from income tax advantages to resistance to damage from inflation and interest rate gyrations. If you're talking to an accountant, they tend to be deep in the numbers, and they want to know how you're doing for return on the ...

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