5 Tips For Selling Your Home This Spring

April 05, 2016 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

With Spring (technically) here on the Seacoast, sellers looking to put their homes on the market should do so between now and June.  We’ve come across numerous articles with tips for sellers to successfully sell their homes this spring.  We’ve highlighted the best we’ve come across for you here and brought to you by Bankrate:… Read more »

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Can you undo/repair Fido’s messes?

March 31, 2016 / Selling

Whether you are trying to sell a home or buy a home, a pet’s odors, stains and damage to a home can really put a damper on a real estate transaction.  Here are some of our tips and some from Realtor.org to help alleviate pet problems: Carpeting: The best advice we can personally give is to… Read more »

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It’s Tax Season! 4 Real Estate Deductions For Your Consideration

March 02, 2016 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

One of the perks of homeownership can be the tax deductions, as Redfin outlines in its recent article about real estate tax deductions not to overlook.  However, they emphasize that “if your itemized deductions don’t add up to as much as the standard deduction you’re eligible for, the standard deduction would be the better way… Read more »

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What we (real estate agents) don’t do to our homes

October 21, 2015 / About Aland, Buying, Selling

Making your home feel like your own is important.  But for real estate agents, there are certain things that we veer away from changing or renovating in our own homes, thinking ahead to potentially putting a home on the market.  Here are a few of them and you can read more in depth about them… Read more »

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Should You Rent Your Home to Others?

October 05, 2015 / Real Estate Trends, Selling

When deciding whether to move out of your home and into a new home, this is a question we hear frequently from clients.  Hopefully, this recent post from Realty Times can help you. Advantages: 1.  Renting your current property gives you more cash flow and often more time to look for your dream home and not be… Read more »

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Has Technology Reduced the Need for Brokerage Services?

February 25, 2015 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

The real estate industry has seen some exciting advancements in technology over the past five years, especially in mobile applications. Housing data has become more sophisticated while at the same time becoming increasingly easier to access and digest. This has resulted in many real estate purchasers and sellers taking on a lot of the legwork… Read more »

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Try These Useful Real Estate Mobile Applications!

February 25, 2015 / Buying, Real Estate Trends, Selling

Recently, Inman News conducted a report on the best 100 mobile apps for the real estate sector. From our experience, here are a few from the list that we find most helpful: The first three apps listed below are ideal if you are driving around looking for housing on-the-go: 1. Zillow:The best real estate mobile… Read more »

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