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8 First Time Homebuyer Mistakes You Can Avoid

First Time Homebuyers Are Likely to Make Mistakes - Here's How to Avoid Them
Posted by Erin Wood on May 01, 2019 in  Buyers  Expert Opinion  FHA Mortgage  first time home buyer  Home Buying  Home Buying Myths  Homeownership
To err is human. If you’re about to embark on homeownership for the first time, it should go without saying, that you are about to make A LOT of mistakes. The truth is: the buying process can be overwhelming, confusing, and (sometimes) just plain not fun. But, trust us, learning about some of the mistakes first time homebuyers make, and then, making the effort not to repeat those mistakes will make this process so so so much more enjoyable!   Take a look at some of the most common (and frustrating) firs... read more
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The 16 Steps of Selling Your Home

A First Timers Guide
Posted by Rachel Ennis on March 26, 2019 in No Category
When you put your home on the market for the first time, you're bound to have questions - just like you did when you bought your first home, but now from the other side.Here's a quick list that a fabulous Coldwell Banker Heritage agent walks you through from listing to closing: 1. Sellers make the decision to sell their home.  2. Select a real estate company.  3. Meet with a Realtor to evaluate the market.  4. Home is listed “for sale.” 5. Home is marketed according to the plan.&... read more
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6 Not So Obvious Tasks to Do Before Putting Your Home on the Market

A Survival Guide from the Experts
Posted by Rachel Ennis on March 07, 2019 in No Category
Putting your home on the market is a big deal, right? Here are a few not so obvious tasks to check off your list as you make plans to sell your home.1. De-Clutter. Ok. This may be obvious to a lot of people, but taking the time to go into each room and remove non-essential items takes time and thought. What's non-essential? Family photos, bulletin boards, trophies, awards, etc. Anything personally decorative needs to be put in storage. Don't forget to de-clutter your yard, too. Garden gnomes, toys and wind catchers... read more
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17 Kitchen Trends Taking Over 2019

Something for every style
Posted by Rachel Ennis on February 25, 2019 in  Real Estate
Whether looking for a new house, upgrading your own, or just dreaming of what's next, exploring how to make your kitchen POP can be incredibly exciting (...and maybe overwhelming).Here's a super chic article we found showcasing 17 trends taking over kitchen designs for 2019. No matter your own style, there's something for everyone.Hope you're inspired just like we are.https://www.elledecor.com/design-decorate/trends/g23693937/kitchen-trends-2019/... read more
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Helping Potential Buyers Love Your Home

Projects to tackle to get the best ROI
Posted by Rachel Ennis on February 14, 2019 in  Buyers  Coldwell Banker Heritage Realtor  Sellers
**This week's blog feature is written by Mary Beth Downing, Realtor**The spring season is almost upon us. This is the time of the year when many choose to list their homes for sale. Spring is often the best time to list your property due to increased levels of buyer interest. While you love your home, it is important that you help others to do the same as part of your effort to sell it. One of the best ways to make others fall in love with your residence is by making improvements before you list it for sale. The t... read more
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