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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Pre-Approval vs Pre-Qualification

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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Pre-Approval vs Pre-Qualification When it comes to buying Highlands real estate it is important to understand the difference between pre-approval and pre-qualification.  The lending process can feel complicated at times, as a result it helps to arm yourself with knowledge.  Talk to your Highlands REALTOR to find a qualified local lender. Learn as much as you …

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Highlands Real Estate, Mortgage Rates Lower

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Highlands Real Estate, Mortgage Rates Lower Mortgage rates were lower this week, great news for Highlands real estate. Around the nation real estate sales are experiencing volume that hasn’t been seen in a decade, couple this with low rates and one could say it’s a great time to be both a buyer and a seller. Low rates can save a …

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Selling Highlands Real Estate, Vacation Home Market Differs

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Selling Highlands Real Estate, Vacation Home Market Differs When it comes to selling Highlands real estate it is important to recognize that the vacation home market differs from a primary resident market. During tough economic times the first things to go are the unnecessary items and during high times people glom onto these same items. Likewise, when it comes to …

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Selling Highlands Real Estate, Quality Photos Important

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Selling Highlands Real Estate, Quality Photos Important Quality photos are important when selling Highlands real estate.  It is rare for anyone not to search online before they buy anything these days and real estate is no exception.  This means that photos matter because it is a photo that will first grab the attention of a potential buyer.  This is especially …

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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Knowing All Costs

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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Knowing All Costs Knowing all of the costs involved with buying Highlands real estate is important.  No one wants surprises at the closing table and an awareness of what to expect is helpful while knowing specific details and amounts is essential.  There are additional costs along the way to the closing table that add up.  Your …

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Highlands NC Homes, Choosing a Property Manager

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Highlands NC Homes, Choosing a Property Manager Choosing a property manager is an important step for many owners and buyers of Highlands NC homes. A property manager or management company can be extremely helpful to second home owners. Having someone keep an eye on your home while you are away can offer great peace of mind. In addition, if you …

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Highlands Real Estate, Doubting Appraisal

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Highlands Real Estate, Doubting Appraisal Doubting the appraisal is not uncommon when it comes to Highlands real estate. The appraisal is an important part of refinancing a home or purchasing a home. Lenders rely heavily on the appraisal to determine how much money can be loaned on any given Highlands NC property. Issues arise when an appraisal comes in lower …

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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Repairs Before Moving

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Buying Highlands Real Estate, Repairs Before Moving Make repairs before moving when buying Highlands real estate. Moving is the one time where you have a completely blank slate. This is the perfect time for cleaning, painting, and making any desired changes. This will take some preparation which may mean getting in to the home a few times before closing day. …

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Highlands NC Homes, Technology in Bathroom

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Highlands NC Homes, Technology in Bathroom One may not think of technology in the bathroom when one thinks about Highlands NC homes.  Typically we think about technology in terms of security, entertainment, appliances, or access.  The reality is that technology has spread to include everything and every space and this includes bathrooms.  If you are making updates with an eye …

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Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Get Rid of Smells

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Selling Highlands NC Real Estate, Get Rid of Smells Get rid of those smells when selling Highlands NC real estate.  Odors ooze from the garbage, bathrooms, furniture, and the garage to name a few.  Getting rid of these aromas will help attract a buyer instead of repel one.  You may be blind to these smells but your guests will not …