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Quick and Low Cost Home Staging

At The Real Estate Group, we have hundreds and hundreds of homes listed at any given time. This means that we see the best home staging "quick fixes" and how well they work to help homes sell. Are you ready for some low cost staging tips that will boost the attractiveness and salability of your home? Here are some of the favorite best practices. Enjoy!

Quick Staging Tip 1: De-personalize your space  - Walk through your home and look for any thing that would give away who you are, your age, or anything about you. Your personal preferences and styles may have a surprisingly dramatic impact on the number of people who are excited to buy your home. A quick coat of paint in a room or otherwise "neutralizing" the space

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Dear Annie Agent:

We’ve decided it’s time to downsize and we want to put our home on the market. We think the house and its interior will show nicely, but we have one issue we’re concerned about: we have a backyard chicken coop.

Do you think this will make a difference when it comes time to start showing our house? Or should we hope our agent markets our house to other backyard chicken owners? The chickens won’t be coming with us when we move.

Signed,

A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Coop

Dear Birdy,

Before you start talking with an agent about your feathered friends, make sure the coop is legal in your city, both in presence and in size. If the coop isn’t legal, then you need to rectify that now. You don’t want to pass along

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When it comes to buying a home, your skills with a calculator need to be on point. You don’t want any unexpected expenses tacked onto the cost of your new home. One aspect of home buying to understand ahead of time is closing costs, which can be thousands of dollars.

Closing costs are fees paid at the closing of a real estate transaction. “Closing costs are incurred by either the buyer or seller,”Zillow explained. “Closing costs vary widely based on where you live, the property you buy, and the type of loan you choose.”

For a more extensive list of fees to expect at the closing of your new home, be sure to check Zillow’s list.

This fee is charged by those involved with the sale: your lender for processing the loan, the title company for

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Norfolk Dominion Garden Of Lights

Norfolk Botanical Garden
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, Virginia 23518
(757) 441-5830

Daily until January 1, 2011 from 5:30pm - 10pm

Price per car : Sun - Thurs $10, Frid & Sat $15 Cash only

This is a 2 mile synchronized light display fun for the entire family 

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