Monthly Archives: January 2016

Affording the Home You Really Want

Most buyers, well almost all buyers today, only get excited about homes that are completely updated. Unfortunately, those homes may also be priced out of reach as sellers look to recover those renovation costs.  If you are willing to take … Continue reading

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What Homes Sell, Really Well

Younger buyers are generally not handy and have no desire to develop those skills. Older buyers are handy, but not willing to take on a project.  As a result, updated homes are both extremely popular and command the highest prices.  … Continue reading

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What Happened to Teardowns

Teardowns were very popular before the recession. Builders looked for older homes in established communities with great schools, recreation, shopping, entertainment, and access to transportation.  Affluent buyers found that this was often the only way to get a new home … Continue reading

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