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 Do You Have to Disclose if Someone Died in Your House?

Do You Have to Disclose if Someone Died in Your House?

Posted on Oct 14, 2021

Disclosure law dictates what homeowners have to tell potential buyers about their property. If your home has been the site of a murder - either recent or historical - you might be wondering whether you're obligated to note this as part of your disclosure. Similarly, some people are convinced their h...
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What is a Pocket Listing in Real Estate? Read This First

What is a Pocket Listing in Real Estate? Read This First

Posted on Sep 28, 2021

When you go to search for a home, most listings are available on a standard MLS (multiple listing service). However, some listings - known as pocket listings, or off-market listings - are not. In this scenario, a potential home seller whose home has not gone on the market yet is approached by a buy...
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Renovations: What Adds Value to a Home? Experts Weigh In

Renovations: What Adds Value to a Home? Experts Weigh In

Posted on Sep 23, 2021

When Houwzer conducted a brand survey we found that 18% of homeowners plan to sell a home, 39% plan to buy a home, and 44% plan to renovate a home. In other words, there’s a lot of people planning to renovate their home - but not all of them plan to move immediately. In our “Should you renovate bef...
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Divorce and Mortgage: What Happens to the House?

Divorce and Mortgage: What Happens to the House?

Posted on Sep 16, 2021

According to Statista, about 80% of married couples own a home together. Divorce, for this reason, often involves couples figuring out how to split a property they used to share. Here’s what you need to know about how homes, divorce, and mortgages impact each other. Who Really Owns the Home? Prope...
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 Should You Sell with Opendoor? Read This First.

Should You Sell with Opendoor? Read This First.

Posted on Aug 31, 2021

What is Opendoor? Opendoor is an iBuyer company that purchases homes directly from homeowners, saving homeowners the trouble of open houses, cleaning their house for home showings, waiting for offers, and closing complications. When a homeseller requests an offer for their home, Opendoor compares t...
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Selling a Home in Jacksonville? 5 Things You Should Know

Selling a Home in Jacksonville? 5 Things You Should Know

Posted on Aug 25, 2021

The Jacksonville real estate market has been hot this year, prompting many local homeowners to consider the merits of selling their home. By selling now, you can maximize your profits. Jacksonville, FL represents a unique local market, though, and it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with it bef...
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Selling Your Home: What to Fix Up With a $2,000 Budget (or Less)

Selling Your Home: What to Fix Up With a $2,000 Budget (or Less)

Posted on May 20, 2021

Selling your home is a stressful process. You need to prepare to move into a new home, while still presenting your current home at its absolute best for buyers. On top of this, there’s often the stress of paying the bills when you need to hire movers, cleaners, and more.  You may not get aroun...
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