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Saturday, December 28, 2019   /   by Charlotte Rose

Gifts and Gadgets for Every Room in the House

Are you searching for new and innovative gift ideas this holiday season? If so, check out our list of the hottest home technology offerings. We’ve selected a few of our favorites for every room in the house.


These smart systems and devices add comfort, convenience, and a “cool factor” that will delight your friends and family.  So think about who you know that loves the latest gadgets … or add a few of these to your own wish list!


 


ENTRYWAY


Ensure the safety of your loved ones with these smart security upgrades.


 


Smart Lighting


Ring, a company best known for its video doorbells, has added smart lights to its series of integrated devices. The Ring Smart Light System includes motion sensors, pathlights, spotlights, and even step lights, which can be turned on and off using voice commands when paired with an Amazon Alexa device. Users may opt to receive a notification when motion is detected on the premises, and& ...

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  sellers, home buying, first time home buyers, value

Saturday, December 28, 2019   /   by Charlotte Rose

Everything You Need to Know About iBuyers and the “Instant Cash Offer”

Technology is changing the way we do almost everything, and real estate transactions are no exception. In fact, a new crop of tech companies wants to revolutionize the way we buy and sell homes.
 
iBuyer startups like Opendoor, Offerpad, and Properly are rapidly expanding into new territories, and now established players, like Zillow, are starting to get in on the action. Also known as Direct Buyers, these companies use computer algorithms to provide sellers with a quick cash offer to buy their home.
 
While the actual market share of iBuyers remains small, their big advertising budgets have helped create a noticeable buzz in the industry. This has left many of our clients curious about them and how they work.
 
In this article, we explain their business model, weigh the pros and cons of working with an iBuyer, and share strategies you can use to protect yourself if you choose to explore this new option to buy or sell your home.
 
 
FIRST, HOW DOES ...

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  sellers, home buying, value, what'smyhomeworth

Monday, November 18, 2019   /   by Charlotte Rose

What is an I Buyer and Should I use one?

Lately there has been a lot of talk about Ibuyer and the advantages versus using a Realtor but…what is an Ibuyer?  A search of the internet for a definition of Ibuyer comes up blank but it is believed to stand for instant or internet buyer.  It refers to a technology based company that uses an automated system to determine the value of homes they in turn make offer on to purchase.  These are companies like Offerpad, Opendoor, and Zillow offers. 
The pros to using these companies are that you have control and convenience.  Control to say when you want to move.  Convenience of not having to make the home ready for showings and time on the market. 
The cons are that these are investors so their offer is dependent on what they think they can make a return for their investors.  After all, they are going to place the home back on the market and sell it for a profit.  The price offered is not the same as the price a Realtor would lis ...

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  sellers, value

Sunday, May 12, 2019   /   by Charlotte Rose

7 Steps to a Seamless Move.

Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming.
Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searching for new jobs, schools, doctors, restaurants, stores, service providers and more.
 
Of course you’ll need to pack, make moving arrangements, and possibly sell your old home. With so much to do, you may be wondering: Where do I start?
 
In this guide, we outline seven steps to help you get prepared, get organized, and get settled in your new community. Our hope is to alleviate the hassle of relocating—so you can focus on the exciting adventure ahead!
 
 
1. Gather Information
 
If you’re unfamiliar with your new area, start by doing some research.[1] Look for data on average housing prices, demographics, school rankings and crime statistics. Search for maps that illustrate local geo ...

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  home buying, first time home buyers, sellers, value

Sunday, May 12, 2019   /   by Charlotte Rose

7 Steps to a Seamless Move.

Whatever your reasons are for relocating to a new area, the process can feel overwhelming.
Whether you’re moving across across town or across the country, you’ll be changing more than your address. Besides a new house, you may also be searching for new jobs, schools, doctors, restaurants, stores, service providers and more.
 
Of course you’ll need to pack, make moving arrangements, and possibly sell your old home. With so much to do, you may be wondering: Where do I start?
 
In this guide, we outline seven steps to help you get prepared, get organized, and get settled in your new community. Our hope is to alleviate the hassle of relocating—so you can focus on the exciting adventure ahead!
 
 
1. Gather Information
 
If you’re unfamiliar with your new area, start by doing some research.[1] Look for data on average housing prices, demographics, school rankings and crime statistics. Search for maps that illustrate local geo ...

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  home buying, first time home buyers, sellers, value

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