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About Melissa Thompson

What sets Melissa Thompson Realty apart from the rest?
I believe in honesty and loyalty. When you trust me with your property/investment I will go above and beyond to market of your home very aggressively. I will do an outstanding job providing you with the current market information, allowing you to make the best educated decision. Trust me with you Business or referrals, you won't be disappointed!

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Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Ad Valorem Tax

    The term ad valorem comes from Latin, and its literal translation is “according to value”, which makes the ad valorem tax definition easy to understand. Defining ad valorem tax accounts tax levied in proportion to the value of the property being taxed either on the value when the purchas ...

  • Combination Policy (plan)

    a contract in life insurance that includes elements of whole life and term insurance. in pensions, a combined life insurance policy and a side (auxiliary) fund to enhance the amount of a future pension. in automobile insurance, different coverages using policies of two more insurance companies (r ...

  • Delay Clause

    In cash value life insurance policies, provision that allows the insurance company to refuse the policyholder a loan on the cash value for a period of time, usually up to 6 months, from the request date. The only exception is for premium payments due on the policy. ...

  • Long-term Care (ltc)

    Day-to-day care that a patient (generally older than 65) receives in a nursing facility or in his or her residence following an illness or injury, or in old age, such that the patient can no longer perform at least two of the five basic activities of daily living: walking, eating, dressing, using th ...

  • Resident Agent

    Salesperson who markets and services insurance policies in the state in which he or she is domiciled. ...

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Home Seller Tips

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

Agent Advice

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

Agent Advice

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

Homebuyer Tips

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

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