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Selling Your Home on Zillow: A Guide for Homeowners

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Dec 19, 2019

When you hire a real estate agent, they’re almost definitely going to use online platforms as advertising tools. Thanks to the vast reach of the internet, listing your home online can get more potential buyers through the door and making offers.

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Topics: Selling Your Home

Tips for Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Dec 10, 2019

At first glance, the holiday season might not seem like the ideal home-selling season, but there are considerable advantages to listing during this unconventional window of time at the end of the year. Low inventory, serious buyers, and holiday cheer giving your neighborhood a boost in curb appeal all factor into the real estate landscape.

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Topics: Real Estate Tips, Home Buying, Selling Your Home

Claremont Holiday Guide

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Dec 3, 2019

Happy holidays from all of us at Laura Dandoy RE/MAX Resources!

Claremont is a thriving city where there’s always plenty to do and see, and it consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the United States. With its beautiful homes, historic buildings, and flourishing businesses, it’s no wonder why so many people love to live and work there.

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Topics: Claremont Featured Homes, claremont homes for sale, Claremont Real Estate

Ask These Questions Before Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Oct 15, 2019

Vetting real estate agents is an important part of selling your home. Between pre-sale preparations, locating a buyer, and closing the deal, selling can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months. The agent you choose will affect how easy (or how intrusive) that experience will be. It could also impact the final sale price on your home. 

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Topics: Seller Resources, Buyer Resources, Real Estate Tips, Investing in Property, Selling Your Home

Preparing Your Home to Sell: A Quick Guide

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Oct 1, 2019


Once you decide to sell your home, things move rather quickly. Between consultations and renovations and open houses, a lot happens in a few short weeks. Without the proper planning, you can lose track of the process and end up frustrated, overwhelmed, and underpaid for your property. 

The most important thing to remember when selling a home: preparation matters. The better prepared you are, the more likely you are to lock in the selling price you want. 

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Topics: Seller Resources, Moving Tips, Real Estate Tips, Selling Your Home, Prepping your home

Local Spotlight: Annika Corbin, Owner of I Like Pie in Claremont

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Sep 27, 2019

Since 2012, I Like Pie in Claremont Village has been baking individual-size pies from scratch — and earning rave reviews. We sat down with founder and owner Annika Corbin to discuss her journey as a small business owner, her favorite pie, and what makes the City of Claremont such a special place.

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Topics: Claremont Real Estate, Local Spotlight

Why You Should Hire a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Sep 17, 2019


So you’ve decided to sell your home. Congrats! The next step you take will impact how the next few months of your life play out — how much time you spend dealing with contractors, researching real estate legalese, and so on. It could also directly impact the amount you receive in the sale of your home.

What options do homeowners have when selling their property (and why should anyone selling a home contact a real estate agent pronto)?

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Topics: Seller Resources, Buyer Resources, Investing in Property, Home Buying, Selling Your Home

Tips for Downsizing Before Your Move

Posted by Jason Nevaril on Sep 3, 2019


The moving process can be as exciting as it is stressful. As you plan to sell your home, the opportunity to clean house, start anew, and organize your home in a way that inspires joy shouldn’t be overlooked. But how do you determine what stays and what goes?

When you purposefully downsize, you cut down on moving expenses (and reinvigorate your home decor at the same time). Consider these tips for downsizing to make your move a lot easier: 

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Topics: Low Maintenance Homes, Seller Resources, Buyer Resources, Home Decor Tips, Moving Tips

Local Spotlight: Gabrielle Heide, Owner and Operator at Studio Claremont

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Aug 6, 2019

“This week we sent the kids home with a big bag of art, so our parents are pretty excited. They get it,” says Gabrielle Heide, owner and operator of Studio Claremont

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Topics: Claremont Real Estate, Local Spotlight

The Best Time of the Year to Sell Your House

Posted by Laura Dandoy on Jul 31, 2019

When we sell a home, we want to make sure we get the most bang for our buck—and not miss anything too evident during the selling process. Not surprisingly, many statistics surround the question, “When is the best time to sell my house?” and in some cases, it may be wise to wait, while certain circumstances can bring you to sell immediately.

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Topics: Seller Resources, Selling Your Home

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