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Feb. 3, 2023

Market Update for February 2023- Video

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Jan. 23, 2023

6 Housewarming Party Tips

6 Housewarming party tips

6 Housewarming Party Tips

In the process of moving into a new home? Well, don’t forget to christen your new space with a housewarming party! We know, we know, the last thing you may feel like doing when you’re in the middle of unpacking boxes and setting up your new ...

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Dec. 28, 2022

What is a Ranch Style House?

What is a ranch style house_Laurel Jonas Blog

As one of the most popular home styles across the country, ranch-style houses are versatile and appeal to a variety of homebuyers. With their minimalist exterior, open-concept interior, and relative affordability, you might just consider bumping a ranch house to the top of your list when house-hunting.

 

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Dec. 26, 2022

What You Should Know About Equal Opportunity Housing

What you should know about equal opportunity housing

What You Should Know About Equal Opportunity Housing

The sale and purchase of a home is a major milestone in your life, which is why you should be able to feel 100 percent confident in that decision.  Whether you are looking for your very first home or settling down ...

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Dec. 19, 2022

What you need to Know about Home Inspections

What you need to know about home inspections

What you need to Know about Home Inspections

You probably know that home inspections are often part of the homebuying process. But do you know why they’re so important — or what they mean for your home purchase or sale? Home inspections can play a big role in whether your ...

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Dec. 14, 2022

Home Office a Hot Mess? Let’s Fix It

Home office a hot mess? Let's fix it_Laurel Jonas Blog

No room got a tougher workout in the past year than the home office. And because of all the wear and tear, this space is probably ready for a little TLC. Plus, if you’re thinking of selling in the near future, potential buyers are certainly going to gauge this workspace ...

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Dec. 12, 2022

What’s the difference between Pending or Contingent?

Whats the difference between pending or contingent

What’s the difference between Pending or Contingent?

Each home listing has a status that’s updated by information that the listing agent feeds into the multiple listing service (MLS). A home listed contingent or pending is under contract, but there’s still a chance for you to buy it.

 

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Dec. 7, 2022

What is a Purchase and Sale Agreement?

What is a purchase and sale agreement_Laurel Jonas Blog

When it comes to a real estate transaction like buying a home, a lot of important paperwork needs to be completed before you can call a home yours. One of these important pieces of paperwork is a purchase and sale agreement. 

 

To help you navigate this document, we’ll ...

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Dec. 5, 2022

What to Do if You Can't Find a Home

What to do if you cant find a home

Finding a home in a hot market can be challenging. Supply is limited, and bidding wars are common with demand so high.  You may find yourself up against dozens of buyers, making it hard to snag the home — and at a price you can afford. It’s important not ...

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Nov. 22, 2022

5 Homebuying Misconceptions to Avoid

5 homebuying misconceptions to avoid_Laurel Jonas Blog

It’s common for both first-time homebuyers and experienced homeowners to feel overwhelmed by the process of purchasing a house. Plus, myths and misconceptions often make the experience even more confusing.

 

Myths like: Renting is cheaper than buying. You need a credit score of 700 to get a loan. You ...

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