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9 Reasons to Sell Your Home in 2017

If you’ve been on the fence regarding selling your home in 2017, it's time to get out there and actually do it. Here are some of the best reasons why you should sell your home in 2017:

Low Mortgage Rates

if you are familiar with low mortgage rates, simply put the lower the mortgage rate, the lower your monthly cost will be. Because current mortgage rates are still low, many buyers are very interested in making a purchase a lot sooner than later. This is music to a seller’s ears.

Even though rates have been increasing little by little since around October, many of the most popular home mortgage loans have rates that are still at historic lows. According to market experts, they are expected to remain around the 4% level for a bit longer prior

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Reasons to Buy a Home in 2017

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One of the best investments one can make is buying a home, especially at a young age. This gives your money time to go to work for you vs. paying rent to build someone else's equity. 

If you're paying rent in 2016, here are a few reasons to buy a home in 2017.

One of the best ways to build wealth is to leverage, time. Albert Einstein calls compounding the most powerful force in the Universe. 

If someone offers you a choice between taking 1 million dollars this very instant or a single penny that doubles in value every day for 31 days, which would you choose? The million dollars right? What if you take the doubling penny....

On day 5 you have 16 cents, and that one million is looking a lot like the better

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How to Know When NOT to Buy a Fixer-Upper 

When NOT to Buy a Fixer-Upper Home

Do you see past the flaws of a “fixer upper” and imagine what is possible? Do you get that giddy feeling knowing you can turn a home's imperfections into something beautiful?

Home improvement certainly means something different to each of us. Some people like the idea of tearing down a house to its foundation and starting over. Some folks just want to spend a few weekends pounding nails and painting.

Nine out of 10 home buyers today use the internet as their primary source of research for properties, lenders, real estate agents, you name it. It’s never been this fast and easy to buy a home.

Not only is housing hunting faster, you can make it less risky, too. Whether you want to fix the general

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Divorce is not easy. It’s an emotional and stressful time for everyone involved. We are here to help.

Did you know that selling your home during divorce can potentially save you money on capital gains tax as long as you sell while you're still legally married?

You're eligible for an exclusion up to $500,000 while legally married. Once you divorce that exclusion drops to $250,000. You can read more about tax strategy below.

Let's get one thing straight before we dive into this article.... Just because you're going through a divorce does not mean you have to sell your house, even if you want to sell, you should seek expert advice to find out if it's a good time to sell, the market shifts fast.

In this article we are going to answer some of the

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How to Sell a Home with Kids and Pets in Raleigh, North CarolinaThere is a right way to sell a house, and a wrong way to sell a house... how you proceed is your decision. In this article, we will be going over some tips to help you get your home sold, even with kids posing a challenge!

I know what a lot of you are thinking... "Can my kids convey with the house?" (joking of course). They cannot.

Selling your home can be stressful. You want to make sure that the entire process runs as smoothly as possible. Adding kids to the equation makes things even more difficult. So can pets, and that's another topic.

So let's dive into some tips on how to sell your home with kids:

Make sure the Kids Understand

One of the best things you can do is to start by letting your kids know how important it is that you sell

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How to Buy a House in Raleigh, NC 5 Easy Steps

How to Buy a Home in Raleigh, NC

The American Dream is homeownership.

Each country, city and state have different home buying methods and in this article we are going to focus on Raleigh, NC -  these tips will help anyone buying a house.

If you want to search homes for sale you can do so on our website, here are the 9 newest real estate listings, and below that is more information on how to buy a house in Raleigh, NC!

This article is going to help consumers learn 5 simple steps towards purchasing a home:

Buying a Home in Raleigh, NC - Step 1 (Education)

Educating yourself is one of the first steps in the home buying process. Whether you're a first time home buyer or purchasing a home for the second time it always

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A common question homeowners ask is 'Why didn't my home sell' when their home becomes an expired listing on the MLS. There are a number of reasons that come in to play when a home doesn't sell. You may have made a common seller mistake as so many have.

Why Didn't My Home Sell?

Expired Listing Infographic | Reasons why my home didn't sell

In this article we are going to dig in, and discover, the reasons your home didn’t sell. You're probably wondering why your home expired and what to do next.

The first thing you should do is not freak out. There’s many reasons why a home doesn't sell from price, to location, to condition, to absorption rates. Let’s examine potential reasons your home didn’t sell:

Questions to ask when your home becomes an expired listing

Was the home overpriced?
Is the home in a

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Does Selling Your Home With a Realtor® Net You More Money?

Selling your home For Sale By Owner (FSBO as it’s referred to in the Real Estate world) makes a lot of sense for homeowners on the surface. It’s an opportunity to save on the commission you’d normally pay a Realtor® to sell your home. It’s the number one reason someone sells their home For Sale By Owner, to save on the commission. By saving on the commission, the data shows you’re losing on the net:

A Realtor Nets You More Money Why You Should Use One!

Make More Money When Selling Your Home With a Realtor

You Net More Money When You Use A Realtor®, Numbers Don’t Lie:

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Statistics

For Sale By Owner Statistics

It’s interesting why the founder of Craigslist, Craig Newmark, openly says he loves his Realtor®, right? Unless of course his Realtor® was netting him more money than he could by

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