Selling Your Home: Why Staging?

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15 seconds.  That’s how long it typically takes for a buyer to form an opinion about your home, and those first impressions matter.  Because of that, I’m excited to be the certified Staging Design Professional for Wiens & Roth.  I love using my skills and training to help our sellers stage their homes because I absolutely believe that staging works, and that’s why it’s included as one …

Should I Rent or Buy a Home?

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Choosing whether to rent or own a home is not an easy decision. It requires you to carefully examine the factors and costs associated with each option. Which is better? That depends. Your unique economic situation, lifestyle and goals play the largest part in deciding what is better for you. It’s important to go into your calculations with open eyes. …

Things You Shouldn’t Do When Buying a Home

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The last thing in the world you would ever want is to spend a bunch of time searching for a home, finding that perfect place and then not being approved for your mortgage. There are also many common mistakes homebuyers make that could make the process much more painful than it has to be. We’re writing this article because we …