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The major difference between brokers and lenders when buying a house:•A mortgage broker works with many lenders and has more options to better suit your needs.•A lender is a specific financial institution and may have special programs if you fit into their very specific requirements.

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Your listing is generating showings but no offers... In a strong market, if a home is priced right and shows well, it should sell within the first six weeks. If it doesn’t, many sellers become frustrated, especially if their agent begins pushing for a price reduction.

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There are many benefits to going GREEN. You help the environment, protect the planet for future generations, and you save money on energy costs and a variety of other household expenses. By changing just a few habits and modifying existing products, you can realize a significant savings and protect...

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Green” retrofits could add up to a potential 30 percent savings on utility bills—not to mention, increased home owner comfort and achieving better air quality circulating throughout the home.About 130 million homes were built prior to energy codes and are in need of an energy retrofit.There’s...

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As the events of the last few years in the real estate industry show, people forget about the tremendous financial responsibility of purchasing a home at their peril. Here are a few tips for dealing with the dollar signs so that you can take down that “for sale” sign on your new home.Get...

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Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a realtor to stick a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time.Repair. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators...

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Moving from a small town or suburb to a large city can be an intimidating proposition. Here are a few tips to help make your move as painless as possible.Research before you move. It’s important to understand the culture you’re joining. Do research online and find out about school systems,...

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Looking to buy a home? Here are five essential tips for making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Next, find a suitable...

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Joseph Schutz, GRI, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, GREEN

Joseph Schutz, GRI, CDPE, SFR, BPOR, GREEN

Phone954-461-7895