Skinny Home in Boston is on market

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A very unique and extremely skinny/narrow row-style homes is on the market in Boston’s historical district for 1.2M. The back story behind the origin of this home is interesting with two brothers that had a feud after their father passed away. It is an interesting read for sure. It’s worth taking a couple minutes to read the article and viewing …

Unreal Central Texas Castle!

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Wow! Check out this castle-style mansion in Central Texas for sale for 6.5 million dollars! It is simply something I have never seen before, a true one of a kind property for sure! Imagine the endless possibilities this property offers as you read the full article below. It is almost unimaginable what someone could do with this property. I can’t …

Experiencing “new house smell” odor? Here’s how to get rid of it!

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Have you or someone you know recently bought a brand new home and smelled that very unique odor of the new house? Almost every time I have walked into a brand new, unoccupied home, I can immediate notice that smell. Unlike a new car smell, a new home smell is different. It is essentially a combination of several construction related …

Buying a house sight unseen, are you crazy?

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With the Covid-19 virus dominating the news and much of our lifestyle’s in 2020, more buyer purchased homes sight unseen or over the internet due to travel restrictions and health concerns. Although in the past, I have strongly discouraged this practice, making an offer on a home that you haven’t seen in person may become more common. In part, most …

Tips for buyers to get their offer accepted!

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For home buyers in a competitive market or what is commonly known as a “seller’s market”, your offer to purchase must be worth the seller’s time. Given nowadays we see more and more multiple offer situations, buyers must be willing to consider how to make their offer most attractive to a seller. Sure, price is very important, but sometimes terms …

Want to buy a private island?

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Have you ever dreamed of winning the mega lottery and buying your own private island? Me too! Check out this article that highlights 10 private islands for sale right now here in the US. I think my money would be on # 1 island for a cool $95,000,000! Read the Original Article Here: The 10 Most Expensive Private Islands in …

How home owner’s insurance claims work

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Ever had to file a home owner’s insurance claim? If not, this article in the below link can help you navigate through the process of filing a claim and seeing it through with your insurance company. Read the Original Article Here: How Does Home Insurance Work? How To File an Insurance Claim, and More Hill Country Flat Fee Realty saves …

Should you list your home during COVID-19?

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I am receiving a lot of calls from prospective sellers asking whether or not the should list their home for sale or if perhaps it would be wise to wait and see the overall affects of the virus has on home values. This a great question and one that I cannot say for certain has the perfect or correct answer. …

Why does a seller have to pay buyer’s agent commission?

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Real estate commissions can be confusing and a little hard to understand to many home owners thinking of selling. If you are a home owners thinking of selling, the first thing you should know is that real estate commissions can often times be negotiated. Of course, this does not mean every real estate company in your area will be willing …

The importance of good curb appeal

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Many of us have had the good fortune to be able to buy a house (if not once, then perhaps several times over).  People buy and sell for a variety of reasons; the American dream of owning a home, upsizing, downsizing, relocation, retirement, buying a second home or vacation home, inheriting a home from a family member’s passing that you …