Due diligence allows buyers to show they are serious in a competitive real estate market

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // June 14, 2021

If you haven’t bought or sold a home lately, you might not believe what’s going on. Realtor Missy Farrell said she’s seeing “multiple offers, lots of showings on homes, high deposits, over-asking prices and sight-unseen offers.” She recently helped Alana McCall sell her home in Wake Forest. McCall says after just two days on the […]

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Posted by Jacqueline Richards // June 7, 2021

These tips are so good that I wish that I had written them myself. Some of them apply to the upcoming holiday season too when we all have unexpected company stopping by, and especially when some people end up staying overnight or longer. When your house is on the market, keeping it picture perfect can […]

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Savvy House Hunting: The 3 Secrets To Finding A Home That Will Appreciate

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // June 1, 2021

Your house should, first and foremost, be home. But if you’re keen that your property appreciates, here are the three things to look for and three types of homes to avoid. If you’re buying a new home, can you predict how well it will appreciate while you live there? Maybe, maybe not. But there are […]

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7 Reasons to Donate Your Items Before Moving

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // May 25, 2021

You know what they say: one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. If you’re willing to let go of unnecessary belongings (hello old futons and ill-fitting clothes), you could be helping those who actually need them. Not to mention, reaping multiple benefits for yourself. From saving money on your move to selling your home faster […]

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How to Have a Stress-Free Moving Experience

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // May 17, 2021

While most people agree that moving is stressful, there are ways to ensure you have a much less stressful move than you thought possible. There are lots of ways to reduce the stress of moving so you can enjoy the moment, look forward to the change and know that this move can be a positive and […]

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Posted by Jacqueline Richards // May 10, 2021

Ready for a home redecorating project but don’t have the funds? A few of these quick fixes should do the trick for your house. We all wish our homes could feel fresh and appealing all the time — both to us and to our visitors. However, when you have to balance keeping up with essentials […]

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The Importance of Curb Appeal to Selling a House

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // May 3, 2021

Selling a house is a massive project with many steps from start to finish. Homeowners have to contemplate when it’s the right time to put their home on the market, and real estate agents have to figure out the best features of the house.  People put so much thought into selling their home, it’s easy to […]

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What Is a Contingent Offer? What It Means When Buying a Home

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // April 26, 2021

What is a contingent offer in real estate? A contingent offer means that an offer on a new home has been made and the seller has accepted it, but that the final sale is contingent upon certain criteria that have to be met. These criteria, or contingencies, are clauses in a sales contract that typically […]

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Best Interior Paint Colors & Timeless Hues to Sell Your House

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // April 19, 2021

The Best Paint Color for the Whole House Interior The most common paint colors to use in every room of your home are neutral colors like gray, beige and white. Ask yourself these questions while selecting paint samples:   Does it feel warm and inviting? Does it feel cold or boring? Can you see the […]

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14 Places to Put a Home Office When You Don’t Have a Spare Room

Posted by Jacqueline Richards // April 12, 2021

Many of us may still be working from home for the foreseeable future. And with school almost back in session—or already started for some!—many of us need workspaces for our kids, too. This can be a tall order for those who are already running at max capacity in their homes. If you don’t have spare […]

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