Looking to add value to your home by renovating?

Remodeling your home can be a big investment – in both time and money – so it is important to choose projects wisely. According to an October 2015 survey by the National Association of REALTORS®, the following projects are going to be your best bets for attracting buyers when you decide to sell: Kitchen Renovation[…]

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Insulate and Repair outdoor faucets for $10 or less

Insulate and Repair Outdoor Faucets In the winter, your plumbing pipes could freeze if not insulated well. There are also times, the faucet could start to leak or drip constantly; however, there are ways that you can repair the faucet and insulate them for $10 or less before it causes more damage that necessary. This is not one[…]

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Does the seller pay closing cost for the home buyer?

  Closing cost can cost the homebuyer around 3.5% of the purchase price, but it is not mandatory for the seller to pay closing cost for the home buyer. Often times the first time home buyer has the thought that it is customary for the seller to pay for all or a minimum of 3%[…]

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Real Estate is Changing with the Trulia Zillow merger

  Real Estate is changing with the Trulia Zillow merger. As a Rhodes Porter real estate broker, I called this a couple of years ago. As when we started this website, the real estate web designer asked why I did not want the traditional real estate listings on the website. Truthfully, a single real estate[…]

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Did your house make you lose a job opportunity

With the job market becoming more global, it is vital for the potential employee to be ready to move to a different state or even country, but will your house make you lose out on a job opportunity? Some companies budget for employee relocation to assist in moving expenses, although more times than not the[…]


Sell your house without a real estate agent

Yes, you read right! You can sell your house without a real estate agent. As a Realtor, it is sometimes hard the understand why someone would want to take on the task, but true enough many people do sell their home themselves successfully. Here are some questions  to ask yourself just in case you are[…]

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