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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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Tips for Moving Tips for Moving

Moving from one home to another can be a daunting task, whether you're moving from one state to another or simply next door. The following are several tips to make the process as hassle-free as possible:

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Avoiding Moving Scams Avoiding Moving Scams

By Christina Kelley

Too many horror stories have been told about moving companies doubling, tripling, or otherwise increasing their rates to exorbitant prices - only after loading the owner's belongings onto the truck.

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Tips on picking a vacation home Tips on picking a vacation home

By Christina Kelley

Getting or renting a vacation home is a great idea. To improve your experience make sure that you know who to contact in the case of an emergency, pay with a safe method like a credit card, and make sure you see the location of your property.

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Tenant Insurance Tenant Insurance

By Beth Drucker

Many people believe that when they rent property, their landlord's insurance covers their personal possessions in the apartment. In reality it only covers damage to the structure of the property, and rarely any caused by you.

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Agent's Protocol Agent's Protocol

By Derren Peters

You are ready to start the home search and you want to secure a buyer's agent to represent you. Here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your agent.

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What is the role of an Appraiser? What is the role of an Appraiser?

Real estate is expensive and changes hands much less frequently than most commodities. For this reason, the market value of any particular property is often difficult to determine. The role of a real estate appraiser is to help their clients to systematically determine the market value of a property, which is one of the first steps in a real estate transactions whether you are a buyer or a seller.

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Why Use a Real Estate Lawyer? Why Use a Real Estate Lawyer?

By Derren Peters

For many, the idea of a simple, routine, hitch-free home purchase exists in the same cannon as the Easter bunny and Santa - fairy tales. Breathe easy - it is possible to survive the process without slipping on a proverbial banana peel, provided you have the right team of professionals on your side.

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