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Last updated: February 14, 2018 • Best School Districts

Best School Districts for Today – and What they Mean for the Real Estate Market

Yes, it’s true, that school districts directly affect home value. Schools in nicer districts get better reviews and more funding, which encourages families to buy a home in that area. In less impressive zones, the value of a home may drop if the school is rated badly. The reputation and funding of a public school …

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Last updated: March 20, 2018 • Real Estate Around the Country

The Hidden Costs of Living on the Coast

Living on the waterfront has many exciting qualities, but any real estate agent in Naples, Florida can tell you those who pay a premium for coastal real estate properties may not be calculating the hidden costs of a beachfront life! In addition to the incredibly expensive square footage that comes with that prized few meters …

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Last updated: March 30, 2018 • Home Buying Tips

The Pros and Cons of Living Near a Highway

The sound of traffic can be a comforting sound to some, and the bane of city life to others. Along with the rush of cars whizzing by may come possible honking and squealing, but the drone of traffic might bring a sense of connection. A highway brings pros and cons to every neighborhood or real …

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Last updated: April 5, 2018 • Family Tips for Real Estate

If You are in the Military, Should You Buy or Rent?

With the highly-mobile lifestyle that comes with being in the military, it can be hard to make the decision to buy a home. Renting may seem easier, but it can be a drain on funds, and make it hard to settle down once you or a loved one comes home. There are many benefits to …

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Last updated: April 16, 2018 • Real Estate Trends

Closing Real Estate Deals from a Distance using Virtual Tech

Distance is becoming a problem of the past with the help of technology. More and more of the world’s businesses are being carried out online, including real estate. From the moment a house is listed online to the moment a potential home buyer contacts the home seller, the digital process begins. While you may want …

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