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What To Look For When Touring Homes
When touring homes, it pays to know what to look for in its structure, equipment, and surroundings. The following are some items that you, your Spencer Real Estate Group agent, and a Certified Home Inspector will be looking at. Inside Floors: Condition of Flooring. Whether plank or plywood. Walls:...
Real Estate Term Tuesday: Closing Costs
Closing Costs In addition to the purchase price and home inspection (approximately $500), it's important to remember that as a Wisconsin home buyer, you will need to pay a portion of the closing costs. Please keep in mind that some of these costs vary, but when budgeting you can estimate between $...
Real Estate Term Tuesday: Home Warranty
Home Warranty- Take it or Leave it? Whether you are a buyer or a seller, checking out home warranty options is worth a few minutes of your time. There are a number of home warranty options, this post will be highlighting Universal Home Protection as it is one of the better known companies in the...
Real Estate Term Tuesday: Bill of Sale
Real Estate Term Tuesday: Bill of Sale When purchasing a home, there may be items that you would like to stay with the property that don't qualify as fixtures . Some common examples are grills, lawn mowers, snow blowers, boats, pool tables, and ping pong tables. If you had your eye on the pool...
Real Estate Term Tuesday: Radon
Real Estate Term Tuesday: RADON If you are buying or selling a home in Wisconsin, you will undoubtedly come across the term "Radon" at least once. As Jennifer Lindsley explains in the Real Estate Sales Course Book, "Radon is an odorless radioactive gas that can enter a home through cracks in a...
Selling Your Home On Your Own- It May Be Harder Than You Expect
SELLING YOUR HOME ON YOUR OWN It may be harder than you think - here are some points to consider: Security of your home and yourself: “For Sale By Owner” signs tend to invite anyone and everyone to inspect your house. As a homeowner you have very little experience pre-screening potential buyers...