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Happy New Year!!!

By jenniferbartlow | Jan 1, 2016

To kick off the New Year I am going to go over a program that is fairly new to Texas.  So listen up!!! Are you 62 or older and considering purchasing a new home but concerned about your nest egg?  Maybe you are considering selling your home and downsizing; two story to a energy efficient…

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Negotiating With Confidence

By jenniferbartlow | Aug 30, 2015

Negotiating with Confidence When negotiating, be patient, know your home’s worth, adopt a positive attitude, and do not let emotions – anger, pride, greed, or prejudice – get in the way of negotiating the best deal. Of course your home means a lot to you, but you have already made the decision to move on,…

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Comparing the Worth of Your Home to the Market

By jenniferbartlow | Aug 1, 2015

A comparative market analysis and an appraisal are the two most common and reliable ways to determine a home’s value. Your real estate agent can provide a comparative market analysis, an informal estimate of value based on the recent selling price of similar neighborhood properties. To help prevent you from overpaying, review comparable homes that…

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Deciding To Sell Your Home

By jenniferbartlow | Jun 26, 2015

So you have decided to sell your home.  What about that leaky roof? Listen up! Disclosing Information about Your Home: What’s Required Disclosing information about your home could protect you from a lawsuit. Today, home sellers in most states must complete a form disclosing material facts about their homes. Material facts are details about the…

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The Pitfalls of High Home Prices

By jenniferbartlow | May 23, 2015

You’re ready to sell your home. You’ve looked at current home prices, and you’ve decided exactly how much you feel yours is worth, so now you need to find an agent. Optimizing home prices is extremely important when listing your home — and your agent can help! Here’s how. Although you spoke to a few,…

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Selling Your Home Yourself?

By jenniferbartlow | May 10, 2015

Thinking of selling your home yourself? Here’s what you need to know.

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Home Inspections

By jenniferbartlow | May 4, 2014

Atop the long list of items to do when buying or selling a house is the home inspection. But what is involved? How much does it cost? Why is it done in the first place? It’s important to understand what a home inspection entails and how it affects the sale of your home or the…

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