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Instagram 101 for Realtors

So you’ve recently tackled the world of social media to help grow your business. You have a flourishing Facebook page and the leads are starting to roll in. We all know Facebook has many  benefits as it is easy to

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Tips on Selecting the Right Realtor

  Selecting a Realtor for the sale or purchase of your home is a big decision. Just because someone passed the real estate exam does not mean they are a good fit for your transaction. With so many to choose

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Why You Should Use a Realtor to Sell Your Home

  You have to spend money to make money. This is a phrase we have heard all of our lives but some of us choose to ignore this piece of advice and go the cheaper route. What if I told

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What to do After Your Offer is Accepted

  Congratulations! After negotiation and maybe a few tears, your offer was finally accepted on your perfect home. Before you pop that bottle of champagne, make sure you follow these next steps. After all, the battle is only half over.

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Buyer (and Seller and Realtor) Beware: Scams and Frauds

Every time you build a better mousetrap, someone goes and builds a better mouse. The history of closings scams is long and illustrious. Back in the last recession, scammers would bring counterfeited cashier’s checks to a closing and stiff title

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Do’s and Don’t’s of DIY: When to Call a Pro

With all the do-it-yourself shows, magazines, and websites out there, it’s easy for any homeowner to get caught up in plans to completely transform their home. There are times when nothing equals the satisfaction of a really well-done DIY. However,

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Tips for Home Security When You’re Away

Summer’s a great time for road trips and vacations, and it’s also a great time for break-ins and burglaries. Jacksonville State University pinpoints the most popular months for burglaries as July and August, and that the most popular time of

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