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    Baby Boomers: Here’s How to Sell Your Home to Millennials

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | April 7, 2017

    Shopping for a home has evolved over the years. Here’s what you need to know about the new generation of buyers. For years we’ve seen the shift in Baby Boomers ditching their large suburban homes for the excitement of urban life. And we’re noticing the reverse from millennials: leaving behind small spaces along with the... Read More

    3 Steps to Prepare Your Home for Sale

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | March 30, 2017

    Looking to woo and win potential buyers? The little things make all the difference. Planning to sell your house this year? Don’t be overwhelmed by all the details involved in preparing it to go on the market. Set aside a couple of weekends to do the work, and follow these three simple steps. Then, be ready... Read More

    What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | March 20, 2017

     Here’s a guide to each player’s roles and responsibilities during a typical property inspection. If you’re a first-time buyer who just nabbed your first place, you’re likely in one of the scarier places in the real estate transaction. Before choosing paint colors, you’ll need to inspect.If you’re feeling nervous, you’re not alone. The property inspection... Read More

    Consider THIS, before buying a home:

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | March 7, 2017

    What Should YOU Consider Before Buying A Home? Purchasing a home is a big commitment and can impact you in severely negative ways if you aren’t properly prepared and don’t consider the bigger picture. To help ease the anxiety of purchasing a home, we have done some research and created a great list of things that you... Read More

    THE MORTGAGE PROCESS: Know What To Expect

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | March 3, 2017

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    Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Fix Up Your Home

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | February 22, 2017

    Flipping homes is a thrill, but don’t forget your own home’s potential. Enjoy that new-home feeling again with these simple tips. If you’re anything like me, you may find that it’s all too easy to get caught up in the rush of flipping houses. I’ll admit — buying an old house, fixing it up, and... Read More

    New Constructions Seems Simple Right? Think Again.

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | February 8, 2017

    Buying new construction seems simple, right? Just pick out the floor plan you want, choose the perfect lot, and watch it go up. No sellers to deal with, no unexpected repairs that come up during inspection, no drawn-out negotiations. Right? Not so fast. In any real estate transaction, it’s important to have a professional on... Read More

    Steps to Buy a House: How Long Do They Take?

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | February 3, 2017

    Homes aren’t impulse purchases. It takes time to sift through listings and make your way from one home showing to the next; then, of course, there are those agonizing hours you wait to find out if your offer on a house was accepted, whether you can secure financing, and any number of other holdups. Just so you’re prepared... Read More

    First Time Home Buyer: Lending Vocab Cheat Sheet

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | January 27, 2017

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    12 Security Tips for Living Alone Safely

    By Deborah Mason-Rogers | January 24, 2017

    Living alone has its benefits. No race to the bathroom to get ready in the morning. Sole control of TV and takeout choices. A pants/no-pants policy, as you see fit. But there are also some drawbacks, security not least among them. The number of people living alone is on the rise. “The most recent [census]... Read More