When to Sell Your Home and When to Rent It

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If you are moving out of your home, then you have to options concerning what to do with your old house – you can either sell it or you can rent it. The following are a few questions to ask yourself in order to decide whether renting or selling is your best option: Do you need the money?  If you are going to buy a new home, then will you have … [Read more...]

Make Sure You’re Completely Ready to Sell Before Listing

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If you make the decision to sell your home, try to hold off on listing your property immediately. This is a mistake that many home sellers make. There are a lot of things that you should consider and think about before listing your home. The following are a few tips to keep in mind before doing so: Make sure that you interview several different … [Read more...]

Great Scents to Consider for Your Home When Selling

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If you’re selling a home in St. Louis, then making sure your home is presentable during showings is incredibly important. Add to the presentation of your home by adding a few great scents to make buyers more comfortable and relaxed while checking out your home. The following are a few scents to consider: Peppermint – Peppermint is a scent … [Read more...]

Be Prepared for All That Closing Entails

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There’s nothing more exciting than the prospect of buying a new home; however, it’s important to know what closing actually entails when you buy a home in Columbia, IL. The following are a few of the things you should know about the closing process: Closing is when the ownership of the home officially transfers from the seller to the buyer. … [Read more...]

Reasons to Save 20% For Your Down Payment

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While deciding to buy a home in metro St. Louis is an incredibly exciting decision to make, you have to keep in mind the many costs associated with purchasing a new house. In fact, before you begin house hunting, you should consider saving up around 20 percent for a down payment. Saving such a large amount of money may seem somewhat daunting. … [Read more...]