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Why Work with a Buyer's Agent?Here are the top 10 reasons for using a buyer's agent.1. It's FREE - That's right, hiring a buyer's won't cost you a thing. It's the seller who pays the commission, not the buyer.2. It's Convenient - Owner of One Source Realty, Eric Bramlett, pointed out that targeting the right neighborhoods,  finding homes that fit your criteria and scheduling showing...
Read Post [Posted on 04/15/2014 By Tina Randolph]
Your first priority in relocating to a new city is selling your current home, and you want your home to show well in order to attract the best possible offer. It helps to have a realtor walk through your house. Your realtor will see your home with a fresh perspective, and can also tell you which amenities to play up while showing your home. Here are three things you can do to prepare your home for...
Read Post [Posted on 03/26/2014 By Holly Smith]
11 Tips for Avoiding Problems With Your Mover With millions of moves every year in the United States, it’s a minor miracle that most of them go smoothly, with no issues whatsoever. Even with so many smooth moves, scams or shoddy practices do occur. It’s in your interest to be informed about every step in the process. Here are 11 ways to avoid problems when managing your move: ...
Read Post [Posted on 03/20/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
Follow this month-by-month guide to save on moving costs and prepare for moving day. Moving to a new apartment can be stressful and expensive. In addition to your rental application fee, first month’s rent and security deposit, you’ll need to purchase moving supplies and possibly hire a moving company. The good news is you can minimize moving costs and make the entire process go smoothly with a g...
Read Post [Posted on 03/11/2014 By Susan Roddy]
Hi everyone!This is it - the last post in the First Time Homebuyers FAQ series!  It's a little bittersweet, but I know you are ready to cross the finish line.  It's time to move, y'all!  Let's be honest.  Moving isn't really all that fun (unless you get "paid" with food and beverage, right?) but it's necessary, so make the best of it.  There are so many things to think abo...
Read Post [Posted on 03/03/2014 By Jill Rainey]
For a clever list of moving tips that really cut the time and labor involved and also help you get organized,   please read this short list of good ideas.  I loved the tip for packing dishes and china! ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/27/2014 By Cynthia Guest]
For those who moved in 2013, you may find tax deductions to write-off some of those hefty moving expenses.You can write off relocation costs on your taxes, as long as the move is work-related, according to the IRS. Some IRS-approved deductions for moving include the costs to move household goods and personal property, limited storage and insurance fees, and utility connection or disconnection char...
Read Post [Posted on 02/24/2014 By John Askins]
Americans are on the move again—at the highest level since before the recession. About 3.9 percent—or 11.8 million—of Americans moved to a different county, according to Census data. While the number is improving, the percentage is still low by historical standards, but it is inching off record lows seen in 2009 and 2010. In 2010 and 2009, moves to different counties were about 3.5 percent—the low...
Read Post [Posted on 02/13/2014 By John Askins]
4 Tips for Choosing a Truck Rental Company While there can be a multitude of truck rental companies to choose from for your next do-it-yourself move, today you have more ways than ever to compare their services and costs. Your first instinct may be to pick the one with the lowest price, but be sure to factor in service and dependability — a decision to move on the cheap may wind up co...
Read Post [Posted on 02/11/2014 By Michelle Cannon]
As if moving wasn't already stressful enough, now consumers are being warned to watch out for illegal moving companies that may be out to take a person's personal belongings on a permanent vacation.As the spring break moving season gears up, state and moving industry officials cautioned Texans to do their homework before hiring a moving company and encouraged the law enforcement community to ...
Read Post [Posted on 02/07/2014 By John Askins]
Having an organized home saves you time and money and brings in money at the time of a sale.Tip 1: Even small changes in the bathroom equal a big return.A great room to update for less than $750 is the bathroom. The two rooms that benefit most from even small renovations are the kitchen and bathroom. One cost-effective change — like replacing an outdated vanity, old plumbing and lighting fixtures ...
Read Post [Posted on 01/31/2014 By Susan Arnoldy]
Full-view glass doors provide elegance and drama that improve the value of your home. Tip 1: Kitchen or bath remodels are always a safe bet.Improving your home is a solid investment at any level — but if you have up to three thousand dollars to spend, a great place to start is by upgrading either the kitchen or bath. Either room is a good choice and you don't have to do a complete floor-to-ceiling...
Read Post [Posted on 01/31/2014 By Susan Arnoldy]
Do you need to get your house ready to present to potential buyers? Was getting rid of junk one of your New Year’s Resolutions? Do you look around and wonder “Where did all this junk come from?” Do you want your home neater, but don’t know where to start? No matter the reason, getting your home clutter free is important. Here’s some ideas to get you going! Getting StartedOften, getting starte...
Read Post [Posted on 01/28/2014 By Robbi Pfeil]
The Penske Truck Rental’s list of top moving destinations has plenty of sunny locales. Here is the list for the top cities last year:1. Atlanta2. Phoenix3. Orlando, Fla.4. Dallas/Fort Worth5. Chicago6. Houston7. Denver8. Seattle9. Sarasota, Fla.10. Charlotte, N.C.In comparison to last year’s listing, the Atlanta market is again the destination of choice. There are no new market entries.No region m...
Read Post [Posted on 01/28/2014 By John Askins]
A recent survey of real estate agents by ActiveRain has confirmed that there are certain things a seller should avoid if they are trying to get their home sold for the best price in the least amount of time. The results of this survey are no surprise to real estate agents, but sellers need to understand that eliminating as many hurdles as possible to the sale of your home will help you achiev...
Read Post [Posted on 01/24/2014 By John Williams]
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