Real Estate Home Buyer and Seller Tips

Sept. 15, 2022

10 Common Buyer Closing Costs when Purchasing a Home

10 common home buyer closing costs when buying a homeDid you know there are closing costs, costs associated with a buyer's purchase, when purchasing a home? If not, you're not alone. The home & property purchasing process has many moving parts and complexities not found in other purchases. That is why we set buyer consultation appointment to ...

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Aug. 16, 2022

When Do I get My Keys after Signing Closing Documents?

When do I get house keys after signing closing documents?When Do I get My Keys after Signing Closing Documents? That is a common question throughout the purchasing process and rightfully so. Keys are important and after searching for the right home, working through the home loan process, navigating the home purchase process, and managing personal stress its always nice ...

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Aug. 12, 2022

10 Common Seller Closing Costs when Selling a Home

10 Common Seller Costs When Selling Property

When selling a home or property, every property owner will incur costs which are commonly known as Seller's Closing Costs. Yet, many real estate brokers don't adequately explain what those Seller's Closing Costs are. It is highly important to understand expected closing costs, how much closings costs ...

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July 14, 2022

Will home buyers and sellers need to adjust their expectations?

Will Home Buyers and Sellers Have to Adjust Their Expectations?To start, let start by putting the previous years into context by visiting the past a bit in this opinion piece.

During the Great Recession, home buyers no longer felt the need to keep up with their peers when purchasing a home. Buyers decided that location, floor plan, bedroom count ...

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June 13, 2022

12 Items to Consider with a Residential Estate Sale

12 Items to Consider with a Residential Estate SaleAs we become older, our real estate needs change. Once what was needing more beds, baths, and/or acreage has pivoted to downsizing, estate planning, wills, and enjoying those later years of life. Sadly, this article will cover items items to consider when selling a property as an estate sale ...

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June 6, 2022

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Credit score is an integral part of qualifying for a home loan and typically the most critical. So, here are 10 simple ways to improve your credit over the next 6 months.

But before getting into the the 10 ways, let's look at factors that impact a credit score ...

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May 19, 2022

What Should You Do After Closing on Your Home?

What should you do after closing on your new home?The closing documents have been signed and you are now holding the keys to your new home. At the Barnett Associates Tea,, we strive to deliver an exceptional level of service in a ll phases of the homebuying process and are pleased to assist after the purchase as well.

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May 5, 2022

REALTOR® vs Flat Fee Listing Agent / Brokerage

Barnett Associates Team are NAR MembersWhen selling a home, its important to remember the homeowner has every right to hire, not hire, sell, and not sell as they wish. It is not for a REALTOR®, or any other real estate broker, to try and strongarm the owner into hiring and selling. The homeowner retains that ...

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April 14, 2022

What are Capital Gain Taxes on Real Estate?

Capital Gains Taxes on the Sale of Real Estate

Anytime we are helping a single person, married persons, or investor the conversation of capital gains inevitably arises. We've heard a lot of different scenarios why people think they either have-to pay capital gains - because their cousin Vinny told them they do - and it's actually relatively simple to ...

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March 30, 2022

Ready for Success? Experienced Agents are Proven Key to Reaching Real Estate Goals

Here at the Barnett Associates Team, we're ready to work hard to gain the most exposure for your home while netting you the highest possible price. With our years of experience and technical know-how, there are no questions that we cannot answer about market conditions, advertising strategy, and/or ...

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