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4 Things Proactive Homeowners Do in September

Ah, September. The weather is changing, and we’re getting back to our normal, post-summer routines. It’s also a great time to give the house a little extra love and maintenance. Fall’s cooler temps are perfect for deck and yard improvements.

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Top 7 Home Preps To Tackle Before Fall

Ahhhh, fall – the air turns crisp and cool, yellow patches of leaves appear and you’re prepped for sweater weather. Fall is just around the corner, beginning this year on Saturday, September 22. Is your home ready for the season? Here’s a checklist of the top 7 home preps to tackle before Fall.

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What To Do During Real Estate’s Summertime Slowdown

We’re in the thick of summer, when usually, we notice real estate sales slow because of a variety of factors including more people are out of town and on vacation. But here at DiVito Dream Makers, we are noticing buyer fatigue has come early.

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11 Spots to Declutter Before An Open House

Before you can successfully show off your house to anyone (or even take listing photos) you need to ensure you have a home that people will want to live in: one that’s well organized and filled with ample storage space. Here is a list of the most important places to de-clutter as you prepare to sell your home.

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How Much Should I Pay? Pricing Considerations

Real estate agents frequently use a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to estimate a property’s probable
selling price. CMAs help sellers decide on a listing price, whereas buyers use them to determine how much
they want to offer for a property…

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Under Contract? Five Things Not to do Before You Close

The seller has accepted your offer, the inspector didn’t find any underground streams or shaky foundations, and the closing date is set. You’re in the homestretch! While you can breathe a little easier, remember, the deal’s not done until everyone signs all the (zillion) documents at the closing table. And, your lender can still change […]

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Separating Wants from Needs

What do you need from your home? Remember, key word here is “need.” A need should always trump a want when it comes to big decisions in life. Agree? Take a look at my list to help you find the right attitude when looking for your next home.

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