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Quick makeovers for staging a small space

Posted by Ryan Olson on September 25, 2017 in No Category
Whether it’s a condo or a bungalow, a small space can present challenges for marketing in a culture of “more is better.” That’s the downside, but there are more upsides to selling homes with diminutive square footage. First, the appeal of tiny homes is growing, and a small space offers much needed simplicity to our busy lives. Second, staging takes much less time and effort than it would in a larger space. Here are four great ideas for quick makeovers: #1 Embrace the natural light. Do wh... read more
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NAR research shows importance of staging

Posted by Ryan Olson on September 06, 2017 in No Category
If you’ve ever thought home staging is just an optional step for your clients putting their homes on the market, this data from the National Association of Realtors may change your mind. According to the association’s 2017 Profile of Home Staging, a third of buyer’s agents said that staging a home increased the dollar value offered between one and five percent compared to other similar homes on the market that are not staged. And more than half said staging decreases the amount of time the home... read more
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Congratulations! You’ve completed the initial coursework and now have a license to sell real estate. So what’s next? Here are seven steps that will get you up and running—and achieving success as quickly as possible.   The number one most important step you can take is to find the right broker. Making it in real estate is much more easy (and plausible) with a good mentor, and that begins with getting a good broker. A good broker will provide personal coaching, continuing training and a tool... read more
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Why Every Home Buyer Needs Title Insurance

Posted by Ryan Olson on August 07, 2017 in No Category
Real estate agents often become the go-to person for buyers’ questions—especially first-time buyers and people relocating to the area. What do you think I should offer? Which lender do you recommend? How quickly can I close?   Oftentimes, however, home buyers don’t think to ask about title insurance. They don’t think about all the potential issues that may botch their purchase. That’s why it’s up to agents to advise their clients on title insurance and highly encourage it ... read more
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The Realtor Code of Ethics

Posted by Ryan Olson on August 02, 2017 in No Category

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