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What's in a price?

Posted by Rosemary Buerger on August 19, 2019 in  advice  Home Selling  Selling
Everyone likes a bargain now and then, but your home shouldn't be the bargain of the week. Pricing correctly is essential in getting your home sold. So what goes into the price? Condition. The condition of your home could be the difference between full price and a lower offer. Putting the time and effort into getting your home ready can help increase activity and the amount offered by the buyer. Market History. Looking at what has happened is essential to know what the patterns have been in the neighborhood. It ... read more
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We've sustained a great deal of damage to our area over the last two years from hurricanes. More than 100,000 homes were damaged just from Hurricane Florence. That's is 100,000 from one storm. The last time I checked, it was estimated that it would take three years to clean up and restore the homes from the damage. Natural disasters have impacted 75 of the 100 counties in NC in the last two years. (Photo taken during NCEM presentation at Vision Quest)The lessons we've learned have been vital. The biggest is th... read more
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Finding Your Place

Posted by Rosemary Buerger on August 14, 2018 in  advice  Buying  Career  General Real Estate  home buying  Home Selling
I was recently in Chicago for Leadership training at the mothership, also known as The National Association of REALTORS. I was struck by the sheer numbers of us, all of us incoming leaders, learning how to lead our associations back home. Finding our place and purpose as leaders was an experience that will be with us forever. Somehow I was brought to a memory of what home meant while someone was speaking on stage. Home meant a lot to me as a little girl. I grew up as an Army Brat, so home was always where the Army ... read more
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