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 9 Tips for Avoiding Common Home Selling Mistakes

9 Tips for Avoiding Common Home Selling Mistakes

Posted on Sep 18, 2020

Selling your home is stressful. In fact, many people rate it as one of the most stressful events of their life – second only to a breakup. According to a recent survey conducted by Zillow, 36% of homeowners even said that they cried during the process. It’s important to know best practices for selli...
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What Does Pending Mean in Real Estate [Everything You Need to Know]

What Does Pending Mean in Real Estate [Everything You Need to Know]

Posted on Sep 17, 2020

Many would-be home buyers were hoping that the 2020 real estate market might soften a bit, but unfortunately the opposite has held true – especially in suburban markets. Homes are leaving the market almost as soon as they’re listed, and many home searchers have been dismayed by a “pending” notificat...
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15 Essential Questions to Ask a Realtor

15 Essential Questions to Ask a Realtor

Posted on Sep 16, 2020

If you’re planning to buy a home, there’s a good chance you’ve thought about the kind of home you’d like to buy. And if you have a home to sell, you’ve likely pondered how much your property could sell for. But buyers and sellers often forget to think critically about the Realtor they choose to part...
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​How Long Does it Take to Sell a House? The 8 Step Guide

​How Long Does it Take to Sell a House? The 8 Step Guide

Posted on Sep 15, 2020

One of the first questions homeowners have once they decide to sell is, “How long will it take to sell my house?” Knowing the answer can have a big impact on everything from moving plans to personal finances. According to Zillow, the average time to sell a house is 65 to 93 days — that’s from initia...
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September 2020 Housing Market Outlook

September 2020 Housing Market Outlook

Posted on Sep 08, 2020

Each month, we are posting an updated Market Outlook based on the questions we continue to receive from clients, employees, and investors about the implications for the housing and mortgage markets in which we are active (read August’s Outlook here). Just like last month, we’ve seen the ravenous dem...
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20 Problems You’ll Need to Note in a PA Seller’s Disclosure

20 Problems You’ll Need to Note in a PA Seller’s Disclosure

Posted on Aug 13, 2020

In Pennsylvania, home sellers are required by law to disclose the condition of their home.  If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you may be wondering just what your legal obligations are when it comes to disclosure.  Do you need to let the next homeowners know that your basement flooded?  What...
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Looking at a House For Sale in Orlando? 6 Things You Should Know

Looking at a House For Sale in Orlando? 6 Things You Should Know

Posted on Aug 12, 2020

Nearly 1,000 people move to Florida every day - that’s about 350,000 people, every year. Even more people move within Florida itself, thanks to new job opportunities, schools, and retirement. Not surprisingly, there is always plenty of real estate action as a result.  Houwzer’s Orlando agents are co...
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The Future of Real Estate: 4 Ways COVID-19 Could Change Home Buying

The Future of Real Estate: 4 Ways COVID-19 Could Change Home Buying

Posted on Aug 06, 2020

At first, working at the kitchen table was a novelty. By the time June rolled around, though, thousands of people were experiencing what can only be described as “stay-at-home fatigue.”  Open concept floor plans were suddenly out of synch with a large work-from-home population, and people living in ...
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