Residential Properties

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Buying a home is probably one of the most important purchases you will make in your life, so it is imperative that you get the facts straight. Get an idea of what you are getting yourself into before you actually begin this process so the end result is just how you want it to be.

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Despite your best intentions, you may encounter a few obstacles while attempting to sell your country home. In particular, determining the optimal buyer and how to gain additional foot traffic in a more remote, rural area are important considerations before putting your home on the market Link to full article: http://www.cortiersrealestate.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-selling-a-home-in-the-country.html

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Before you begin your search to lease a property (home, apartment, duplex, townhome, or condominium) keep in mind the qualifying process.  There is not a fixed standard guideline that all landlords and rental companies use to determine qualification.  Some will require that proof of identification be submitted with a rental application, such as a government photo identification (driver license) and allow it to be photocopied.  Some of the other common factors used for qualifying are:

  • Rental History – Landlord will be checking past and current rental history for late payment, non-payment, evictions, drug use, poor housekeeping, unruly/destructive or violent behavior by applicant or applicant’s guests.
  • Credit -- Know your credit rating.  Your
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Buying or selling property and looking for a great realtor to get the job done? Don’t just pick the first one you find on a yard sign while driving down the street, set up an interview and get to know who will be representing you. You might be spending the next six months with them so make sure they have your best financial interests at heart. Here are a few tips to get you started in the process.

 

How long have they been in the business?

            The more experience an agent has, the less confusion you will go through while buying/selling. This also means they will have more past clients that you can go to for a testimonial. Also get to know if they are a part-time agent or work in the business full time and be sure to know which type you

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