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Are you wondering whether now is a good time to sell your home?  Maybe you are thinking about downsizing because all the kids have moved away or upsizing as your family grows?  Either way there are several things that are truly important when it comes to getting your home sold quickly.1. Clean, c...
There's a lot of hype about conducting your real estate transaction without using a local, licensed agent to help you.  Yes, you can buy a house or vacant land all on your own, but experience shows that you usually end up paying more and having unintended challenges along the way.A licensed REALT...
We've become a society that is always in a hurry.  We typically rush from one thing to the next and often try to multi-task while we do.  When I ask most people how they feel about time, the answer is often that they feel it is completely out-of-control.What if you knew that multi-tasking was act...
How much shopping around for a mortgage should you do?  The short answer is enough to feel comfortable, but that doesn’t really address the question.The reason for shopping for anything is to satisfy yourself that you got a good deal.  When it comes to buying your home, especially true for first ...
When are home energy improvements not in your best interest?  When they cost more than they are worth and potentially keep you from being able to afford to stay in your home or sell it.Yes, it is true that you can create an obligation that is greater than the value of your house.  Key facts are t...
I came across this article  on 2016 Property Tax Rates from NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) this morning and it got me thinking so I posted over on Facebook with the comment that one of the most expensive property tax rates I'd lived in was in Passaic County.I'd love it if you would add y...
I would have expected the Millennials to have been the most stressed by the process because as a group they are most likely to be going through the home buying process for the first time.  I was wrong.  It was actually the Gen Xers that were most stressed.  Baby Boomers were least stressed overal...
 Who wouldn't want to live in the beautiful community of Stallion Springs?  There is so much to see and do here that you will wonder why you didn't make the choice sooner.  Plenty of outdoor activities to occupy kids of all ages from hiking and equestrian trails to parks with horseshoe pits and b...
Email scams are on the rise.  Do you know how to recognize an email scam?  The scammers have become much more clever than they used to be and are spoofing different service providers than were previously targeted.  Check out the video to learn how to recognize a scam and protect yourself from the...
I heard this story recently and it really resonated with me because I believe it's an ongoing battle for many (potentially) good agents:"I recently lost a listing for two reasons - one, I didn't back down on my commission and two, I wouldn't agree to overprice the home. The agent who won the list...

Sally Lawrence

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