Real Estate Negotiations: 3 Tricks That You Can Use to Ensure Yours Is the Winning Bid

Topics: Home Buyer Tips

You’ve toured through a number of listings, attended all the open houses and have found your potential new dream home. Now the hard part begins, especially if you’re working against other buyers who are keen on getting the same home as you. Let’s take a look at three tricks that you can use to make sure the bid you submit on a home is the one that wins.

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Local Events Happening This September

Topics: Omaha

9/02: Nebraska vs. Arkansas State | Memorial Stadium 9/02: The 100th Block Party | 100 Block • Council Bluffs, IA 9/03: 37th Annual Zoo Run & Walk | Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium 9/04: Labor Day 9/07: Brew Haha – Habitat for Humanity | Stinson Park 9/08 – 9/09: Fields of Flight | Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard • […]

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August 30 2017

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Case-Shiller Home Price Index: National Home Prices Reach Pre-Recession Level

Topics: Home Building Tips

According to the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index for June, Seattle, Washington continued to lead home price growth for the tenth consecutive month with a June reading of 13.40 percent growth year-over-year. Portland Oregon held second place for home price growth in the 20-City Home Price Index in June but trailed Seattle by 5.20 percent with 8.20 percent year-over-year home price growth. Dallas Texas held third place with a year-over-year home price growth rate of 7.70 percent. The 20-City Home Price Index increased by 5.70 percent year-over-year and was unchanged from May’s reading.

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Itching to Start a Project? Don’t Forget These Four Key Tips to Avoiding Renovator’s Remorse

Topics: Around The Home

Take a look around your home. Do you feel that burning desire to renovate or upgrade certain areas? Perhaps it’s the kitchen countertops or the d?cor in the master bedroom. Whatever the case, if you’re itching to take on a home renovation project you’ll want to ensure it’s one that makes your life better – not worse! Let’s take a look at four tips that will help you to avoid experiencing “renovator’s remorse.”

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Introducing Pets to Your New Home

Topics: Around The Home, Home Buyer Tips

Moving can be a stressful time for the entire family, and usually when people move they make sure that their kids are well-adjusted and comfortable with moving into a new home and saying goodbye to the old one. But do you ever think about how the move will affect your pets? Dogs and cats also […]

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Staging Small Spaces: How to Highlight Your Outdoor Areas Even If They’re Not That Big

Topics: Home Seller Tips

If you’re planning on selling your home, you’ve probably already started to consider how you’re going to stage it. Staging is one of the most important parts of the selling process. The way you present your home is key to leaving a positive impression on a potential buyer. Let’s explore a few ways that you can stage smaller outdoor spaces to make them feel like they’re much more than they are.

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Trying to Sell Your Home As a Fixer-Upper? Highlight These Key Areas to Attract Eager Buyers

Topics: Home Seller Tips

Are you going to sell your house in the near future? If it’s a bit of a ‘fixer-upper’ – meaning that it’s in need of some renovation work – you may find some challenges in marketing it to potential buyers. Reducing the listing price is one option available to you, but there are other ways to highlight this kind of home. Let’s have a look at three key areas that you’ll want to focus on when trying to sell a home in less than perfect condition.

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