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Will Burying a St. Joseph Statue Help Sell My Home?

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 29, 2016 in  uncategorized
When it comes to getting your home sold, regardless of your religious beliefs, there may be one methodical thing you can do in hopes to sell your home faster.  While it might be a little unconventional, homeowners and agents have been recommending this little secret for years!    Consider burying a statue of St. Joseph upside down in your front yard.  This underground real estate agent is said to release positive energy, brighten spirits and increases your chances of getting an offer a... read more

Make an Extra Mortgage Payment this Year

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 27, 2016 in  uncategorized
Quite frankly, there’s nothing that will make you feel better than having the ability to pay off your mortgage a little sooner than you’ve expected.  If you’re vowing to make an extra mortgage payment, or two, this year, it all starts with establishing a strong motivation and a solid method of how to make it happen.   Motivation: Making just one extra mortgage payment per year will have a significant impact long-term.  Let’s say you have a $150,000 mortgage at ... read more

Tips for Selling During Winter Months

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 22, 2016 in  uncategorized
Regardless of where you live or the winter weather patterns you experience, don't believe you must wait until spring to put your home on the market. In the below segment of Open House on NBC, Coldwell Banker affiliated agents show why the winter might actually be the most advantageous time to sell your home. When temperatures are at their coldest, here are a few tips on how to make your home the hottest on the block.... read more

The Truth About Radon

Radon Awareness Month
Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 18, 2016 in  uncategorized
January is National Radon Awareness Month, so we would like to shed some light on how buyers and sellers, like yourself, can be more aware of the presence of radon.   It is important to know that radon is a naturally occurring odorless and colorless gas found in rocks, soil and water.  The only way to detect the presence of radon in your home is to test for it.  Radon seeps into homes through cracks in the foundation walls and floors, as well as through openings around water pipes, sump pumps, ... read more

4 Questions to Ask when Hiring an Agent

Posted by Courtney Hackensmith on January 15, 2016 in  uncategorized

Looking to list your home, but need help selecting an agent to work for you?  Here are 4 questions you should ask when interviewing agents.

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