Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Home Tip of the Day: How to Test if a Bathroom Vent is Working

There’s nothing better than a long, hot shower after a hard day.    But it’s important to have good ventilation in a bathroom to avoid mold and mildew from growing.  Here’s an easy tip to test that your bathroom vent is working.



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Victoria Lee

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Home Tip of the Day: How to Stage Your Home to Appeal to Buyers

Making a house feel like home to potential buyers can sometimes take a little work.  With this tip on how to stage your home for sale, you’ll be sure to appeal to potential buyers.  Bonus: it will even make your move easier, too!



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Victoria Lee

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Why is it important to understand interest rates?


Sometimes a few points can make a major difference: like the score of the SuperBowl, or a mortgage loan interest rate. In the Super Bowl a few points can be the difference between being a champion or a loser. And a few points difference in a mortgage interest rate can mean the difference of a few hundred dollars.
In the below video, real estate professional Jessica Edwards of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage explains why it is important to understand interest rates.

While your lender and real estate professional should serve as resources for information about interest rates, you can also use mortgage calculators to estimate your monthly payment. Ready to start the search for your dream home? Home begins at coldwellbanker.com.
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Victoria Lee of Coldwell Banker Blue Matter

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

What does it mean to make an offer on a house?

Making an offer on a house is a big move. Literally! So, before you start the process it’s important to know what to expect. In the below video, Jessica Edwards with Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage explains what it means to make an offer on a house.




Be sure to consult with your real estate professional to determine exactly what terms and negotiations should be included in the paperwork submitted with your offer. Now is the time to ask questions and make your requests clear, before the home becomes legally yours. Ready to start your home search? Visit coldwellbanker.com to find a real estate professional or to discover your dream home. 

Victoria Lee