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Monday, July 8, 2019   /   by Teresa Kenney Parker

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!





In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.


If you’ve been thinking about buying a home of your own for some time now, you’ve probably come up with a list of things that you’d LOVE to have in your new home. Many new homebuyers fantasize about the amenities that they see on television or Pinterest, and start looking at the countless homes listed for sale through rose-colored glasses.


Do you really need that farmhouse sink in the kitchen to be happy with your home choice? Would a two-car garage be a convenience or a necessity? Could the "man cave" of your dreams be a future renovation project instead of a make-or-break right now?


The first step in your home buying process should be getting pre-approved for your mortgage. This allows you t ...

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019   /   by Teresa Kenney Parker

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO


Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBO might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.
The top 5 reasons are listed below:
1. Online Strategy for Prospective Purchasers
Recent studies have shown that 95% of buyers search online for a home. In comparison, only 13% use print newspaper ads. Most real estate agents have an Internet strategy to promote the sale of your home. Do you?
2. Results Come from the Internet
Where did buyers find the home they actually purchased?

50% on the Internet
7% from a yard sign
28% from a Real Estate Agent
1% from newspapers

The days of selling your house by putting up a sign and listing it in the paper are long gone. Having a strong Internet strategy is crucial.
3. There Are Too Many People to Negotia ...

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019   /   by Teresa Kenney Parker

Your 6-Month Mortgage Rate Forecast

*Subscribe to my YouTube Channel and get notifications when the new Real Estate with Teresa Parker videos are available! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJPa-n8r3eBaS8pQNr5vyhg/videos?view_as=subscriber Both mortgage interest rates and home prices are projected to rise throughout 2019. If you plan on buying a home this year, the time is now! Let's get together to discuss your plans today! *Is there a subject that you want covered? Have a question about the buying or selling process? Message me and I will make sure to cover that one for you! Looking for Real Estate in Pahrump, use my site and get real time updated listings and also receive my free market updates every week: https://www.homesnpahrump.com/ Want to know what your Pahrump Home is Worth? https://www.homesnpahrump.com/homeval... Have we connected on social media yet? If not, lets change that! http://www.connectwithteresaparker.com/

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