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7 Essential Steps to Selling Success of your Home
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Knowing and using these 7 essential, yet simple steps is crucial to achieving the best deal possible - whether you decide to sell your home yourself or hire a professional real estate agent to help you.

Take a look at the seven-step system I have outlined in this report. Then, if this new approach to marketing your home makes sense and you want to learn more, I'll show you how to skillfully and specifically apply each of these critical steps to get your home sold for the most money in the shortest amount of time!

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Choosing Between BY APPOINTMENT or LOCKBOX
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 When a home goes on the market in MLS and is listed by a real estate broker, statistics  report the greatest number of buyer showings occur within the first three weeks of the  listing. 

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New Home Friday 02-05-2016
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Top 10 Reasons Home Buyers Prefer New Homes vs. Used
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Today's new homes offer more benefits than ever before. Here's a quick list of the Top 10 reasons why so many home buyers prefer new homes to used houses:

1) Design Your Dream Home Your Way: Why settle for someone else's choices when you can select your favorite cabinets, countertops, appliances, carpets and flooring? While you're at it, you can choose gorgeous bath and kitchen fixtures, lighting and other options that you love. Your new home will reflect your style, not someone else's taste.

2) Choose a Floor Plan and Room Layout that Meets Your Needs: Want a master bedroom on the first floor? It's yours. With massive his and hers walk-in closets? Done! Want high ceilings and a luxurious, resort-style master bath? Perhaps you'd like a sitting room with a fireplace in your owner's suite or French doors that open to your private patio or the pool? It's easy, when you build your master suite your way.

3) All New, Under Warranty: A used home likely has tired products that may soon need replacing. Your new home — and the products that comprise it — are brand-new and under warranty. What's the cost to replace a roof, appliances, countertops or a water heater on a used home? Those components of your new home feature the latest designs and building materials and should offer you years of comfort and enjoyment before needing replacement.

4) Energy and Cost Savings: Today's new homes are far more energy efficient than homes built just five years ago. Versus homes built ten or 20 years ago, it's game over, advantage new. Why settle for drafty, energy-wasting single-pane windows in a used home? Many new homes offer double or even triple-pane windows. Special window coatings and inert gases between the layers of glass are often available, saving you even more energy and money in both heating and cooling season.

5) Comfort and Indoor Air Quality: Today's new homes meet stringent energy standards and codes not in place in the past. They combine high-performance energy efficiency with state-of-the-art ventilation and air filtration. The result is year-round, draft-free comfort and higher indoor air quality.

6) Low Maintenance: New cars today are computer-designed and computer-equipped. That's why they perform much more reliably than a car that's 15 or 20 years old. Homes are the same. Today's new homes have open floor plans and high ceilings that reflect the way we live today. They're also made of cutting-edge building products that require less care and maintenance. Another plus? The latest building systems and components are designed and engineered to work together.

7) Community Amenities: Many new homes are built in lavish master-planned communities with resort-style community centers, pools and clubhouses. Many new home communities also feature hiking trails, protected open lands and some of the best new schools and shopping near (or even within) your new home community.

8) Advanced Technology and Design: It's possible to replace all of the single-pane windows in a resale home with today's high-performance windows. It's also possible to add insulation to a used home. However, it's very expensive to replace dated appliances, cabinets and countertops in a used home — and you still won't have the high ceilings you dream of on the first floor of an older two-story home. All are reasons to build your new home your way, to reflect the way you live today.

9) Safety: State-of-the-art circuit breakers. Electric garage door openers with infrared beams that stop if a tricycle or child is too near. High-efficiency furnaces and air conditioners that use the latest environmentally-friendly coolants. Cabinets, carpets and paints that use fewer volatile organic compounds, so that you and your family can breathe easier.

10) That New Home Feel: A used home was someone else's dream, not yours. It reflects their choices and family memories. You may learn to love avocado-green appliances (and you may be willing to scrub stained countertops or grease-encrusted ovens and cooktops) but more and more people prefer that never lived-in feel.

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GET INSTANT NOTIFICATION WHENEVER A HOME MATCHING YOUR BUYING CRITERIA HITS THE MARKET
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The Value of a Competitive Market Analysis
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  • Home Valuation,New Home Ambassador

Sellers have a tremendous opportunity to reach a wide audience of potential buyers.

It is important that sellers consult with a knowledgeable professional . Each buyer is looking for a home with the best combination of price, location, condition, and amenities. Ask your agent to compile a new CMA with the most recent market statistics available. Pay special attention to pending and closed sales in the last 60-90 days, and review market trends for homes in your price range and area. Statistics tell us that pricing your home competitively from the beginning will lead to a faster sale, and net you more money in the long run.

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Housing starts rise in 2015, 2016 shines bright
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Housing market shows promise moving into the new year. 

The National Association of Home Builders indicated housing starts finished up the end of 2015 on a high note, and the market shows promise in the new year. 

Housing starts and permits increase in 2015. The NAHB reported nationwide housing starts rose to 1.11 million units in 2015, up 10.8% when compared to the previous year. Single-family home starts increased 10.4% to 715,000 newly constructed units. 

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Is Buying a Bank Owned Property Right for You?
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Buying a bank owned property (REO) in The Woodlands/Montgomery County is an opportunity to buy real estate at a discounted price.  However, REO’s are not for everyone, especially if you are looking for a turnkey property with little or no rehabbing.  Most REO’s need rehabbing, and some need major repairs.  If you do find the right Woodlands/Montgomery County REO property, then there are a few things that you should be aware of before you purchase:

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New Home Friday 01-29-2016
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