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Need to sell your house fast? Not a problem, I've helped many clients sell their home quickly (and for top dollar, of course!)⁣

Here are some tips I give my clients to speed up the selling process: ⁣

-Major repairs are out but do what you can. Clean, declutter, and focus on curb appeal.⁣

-Price your home just below market value to stir up buyer buzz.⁣

-Choose the all-cash offer to ensure a quick and easy closing.⁣

-Be flexible on terms and price. Hold firm to your request for a quick closing.⁣


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The appraisal came in low. Now what? ⁣

First, don’t stress. There are lots of things you can control in the buying process, but one you can’t? Where that appraisal comes in. Take a deep breath and remember, an appraisal is good — it’s there to keep you from overpaying on a home.⁣

So what to do when the number is punier than your purchase price? Here are your options:⁣

- Appeal it.⁣
- Ask for a second appraisal.⁣
- Negotiate the purchase price with the seller.⁣
- Find more cash...

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Fixer-uppers are NOT for the faint of heart!

Before pouring your hard-earned cash into a fixer-upper, ask yourself:  

- Do you have the patience of a saint? Labor shortages and supply chain issues are causing even minor home repairs to drag on and on. Patience, flexibility, and time to wait best be your best friends. 

- Do you have the time and capacity? Taking on a fixer-upper is incredibly exciting, but it can also be all-consuming. Ask those who know you best their thoughts about your...

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