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Why "Stink Up" Your Chances of Selling your House?

By: Jessica Martin
January 26th, 2018

During the sale of your home, you will probably come face to face with an ugly truth - there are certain parts of your house (design and structure-wise) that buyers might not like. It's hard to hear, but read on to learn some of the major aspects of your home that buyers will be looking for and what they really don't care to see (or smell)! 

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BLOG: What is Escrow?

By: Jessica Martin
January 19th, 2018

Escrow. In the buying and selling process, you'll come across this word on multiple occasions. What is escrow? What does it mean, and how does it relate to the real estate transaction? Read on to find out more.

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A New Crop Of Buyers is Entering the Market

By: Jessica Martin
August 17th, 2017

Have you ever considered living on a farm?  Trends in the DC Metro lead heavily towards this being a normal question that many people have come to ask themselves.  Maybe we wouldn’t jump right into owning a 100 acre farm in North Dakota, but we have been asking ourselves lately: what, exactly, is in the food we eat, and how do we buy it? 

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Death and Disclosure

By: Eric Stewart
August 15th, 2017

Should you disclose if someone died in the house you are trying to sell? Eric Stewart gives you tips on this tricky subject.

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What Happens When an Appraisal Comes in too Low During the Sale of your Home? - Secrets from the Eric Stewart Show

By: Eric Stewart
August 10th, 2017

We had a home for which we got a fantastic price. In fact, compared to the comps in the neighborhood it sold for $75-$80 thousand above the other listings! Our clients absolutely loved us. We sold the house in 8 days, and the location and the condition definitely warranted the demand and the interest. We have a system at the Eric Stewart Group. 

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Selling Your Home 'As Is'

By: Eric Stewart
August 8th, 2017

Wouldn't it be nice to not have to do any work on your home before you sell it? Eric Stewart goes over the pros and cons of selling your home "as is."

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When is the Best Time to Buy a Home?

By: Eric Stewart
August 1st, 2017

Eric Stewart tells you how to time the market for the optimal advantage in buying a home.

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How To Avoid Owning Two Homes

By: Eric Stewart
July 25th, 2017

Are you trying to sell your home in order to buy another?  Eric explains how to avoid owning two homes at once.

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How Sellers Can Create a Bidding War On Their Property

By: Eric Stewart
April 17th, 2017

I had a house listed on the MLS priced at $600,000 that was not selling. The sellers had vacated the property, and we had lots of traffic through, but nobody was making an offer. My client and I sat down and looked at what had happened. A couple of homes had sold around us that settled, which showed us that the market actually was around $570,000 for the property.

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What Size Room Qualifies as a Bedroom?

By: Eric Stewart
March 20th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what is really considered a bedroom? Learn the specifications for calling a room a bedroom.

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