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The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream


For centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part of the American Dream. Whether they were born here or immigrated from another country, they wanted to own a piece of America. With so many prominent societal changes over the last few decades, it is fair to ask if people in America still feel […]

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Why You Should Not For Sale By Owner


According to the Wilmington Regional Association of Realtors, 2018 saw a 17.4% reduction in the Months Supply of houses on the market. Fewer listings coupled with rising Average Sales Prices (+5.5% from Nov.2017-Nov.2018) from 2017-2018, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their homes on their own. Known in the industry as a For Sale […]

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The #1 Reason to Not Wait Until Spring to Sell Your House


Housing supply traditionally shrinks at this time of year, so the choices buyers have will be limited. The chart below was created using the months’ supply of listings from the National Association of Realtors. As you can see, the most exposure naturally occurs in the late fall and winter months from November to February. Temperatures […]

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Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here is Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner


With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that […]

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To Stage…or Not to Stage? That is the Question!


The Impact Staging Your Home Has on Sales Price Some Highlights: The National Association of Realtors surveyed their members & released the findings of their Annual Profile of Home Staging. 50% of staged homes saw a 1-10% increase in dollar value offers from buyers. 77% of buyer’s agents said staging made it easier for buyers […]

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Why you should hire us to sell your home


In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons why this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers. Here are the top […]

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