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Jan. 18, 2021

What to Do With Pets When Selling

A lot of people have wonderful pets and we have to think about them when the owner wants to put the house up for sale.  You can't leave a pet out in a house alone, even cats, when the house is being shown.  I know a lot ...

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Jan. 11, 2021

Feedback to Close the Sale

As a listing agent we always ask the showing agents for feedback on their showing of one of our listings, hoping to close the sale.  Personally, I am only looking for more than one agent to mention something in their feedback that I can do something about - such as ...

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Dec. 10, 2020

A New Year About To Start

With a new year just around the corner, isn't it a great time to take stock of your living situation and see if it's time to make a change?  One of my clients just sent me some photos of their garage and storage area that had been ...

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Feb. 23, 2020

Taxes in Louisiana on Real Estate

You may find it interesting to know that real estate taxes in Louisiana, in general, are lower than many parts of the country. Our clients who move back and forth to Texas due to jobs complain of the high taxes in Texas.  Of course, Texas has different issue than we ...

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Jan. 29, 2020

Problem Areas in Your Home

Kevin Dinkel with Advantage Services discusses with Pat Wattam at RE/MAX First some of the problems he sees during home inspections these days.  Click here to see the video.  https://youtu.be/G5RPt_mFcAU

Pat and Kevin

If you ever have questions about preparing your home for sale or about home ...

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Jan. 21, 2020

Why Didn't My House Sell?

Why Didn't My House Sell?

When you list a lot of homes I like do you hear the same thing from sellers - and I hear these even more when the house hasn't sold with their first agent and then they call me in to determine what went wrong ...

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Jan. 13, 2020

Steps in Selling Your House Starts with This!

Most people don't think about this but the FIRST step in selling your house is preparing MENTALLY!  You need to be committed to moving.  You need to have a want or a need to move.  Otherwise it is just too much work.  And a lot ...

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Jan. 8, 2020

Biggest Mistakes Home Sellers Make

I've been a REALTOR for 36 years now and sometimes it seems I have seen it all.  18% interest rates and people still bought and sold houses.  Oil industry crash that created lots of foreclosures when I was a new agent.  The flood of 2016 that ...

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March 15, 2019

Spring Selling Season is Here!

Spring home selling season is here. Are you READY?

If you are a buyer you need an agent good at negotiating to make sure you get the house you desire!  Sometimes that means paying over full price but other times it means making a lower offer but structuring it ...

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Jan. 8, 2019

Pros and Cons Working with A Real Estate Team to Sell Your Property

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