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Found 13 blog entries tagged as "Bozeman Home Sales".

interest_alexandrgordeev_450realtor.com - The moribund mortgage market suddenly sprang back to life last week after a drop in interest rates to levels not seen in almost two years sent borrowers rushing to lock in cheaper loans.

Mortgage applications rose a seasonally adjusted 49% in the week ended Jan. 9 from the previous week and 30% from a year ago, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Application volume touched its highest level since August 2013, with most of the increase driven by borrowers seeking to refinance.

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fireplace_vvvita_450realtor.com - If you want to generate sales heat for your home, don’t neglect the fireplace: A cozy fireplace is often on the top of a home buyers’ wish list.

In fact, a working fireplace with a classic design and mantle can add as much as $12,000 to the value of your home, according to the National Association of REALTORS®.

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house_nikolaichuk_450realtor.com - A short sale can be the best option for some home sellers: If they can sell their property, they’ll avoid foreclosure. If you’re the buyer, your prospective may be different. Making an offer on a short sale is different from making a standard offer and there are a few pitfalls you’ll have to navigate.

While you can get a great deal, you’ll increase your odds of getting an approval if you know what to expect.

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sale_chris_boswell_450When selling your home, it’s easy to get caught up in second-guessing your decisions.

You don’t want to overprice or undersell. You need to showcase your home but you don’t want to make things look forced or pressure potential buyers with a “hard sell.” You want a good listing agent who understands the market and knows what works where you live.

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money.cnn.com - File just one property claim to your insurer and you can expect to see your premiums soar by hundreds of dollars in some states.

On average, filing a single claim -- for anything ranging from a stolen bicycle to tornado damage -- will result in your monthly premium being raised by 9%, according to a report released by InsuranceQuotes.com. File a second claim and premiums climb by an average of 20%.

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househill_sellingpix_450zillow.com - You’ve found your dream home, visited it a few times and reviewed the reports and disclosures. You’ve made an offer — only to discover that the sellers aren’t willing to negotiate. They’re firm on their price, no matter how high it seems relative to the market.

Unlike retail businesses, which price their products based on inventory levels and market conditions, each seller is independent and has different selling motivations.

Here are three strategies to help you move past a home you’re obsessed with.

1. Don’t waste time over-analyzing the seller  2. Put your best offer on the table  3. Put the home behind you

 

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houseinhand_voronin_450zillow.com - Nobody decides to sell a home overnight. Getting the best price for your home, with the least amount of stress, takes time and planning. Here are the five steps you should follow as you prepare to put your home on the market.

1. Learn your home’s market value  2. Assess your home’s physical condition  3. Start watching the comps  4. Do your homework  5. Set a deadline and get to work

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houseinhand_voronin_450zillow.com - Your home is listed for sale but you aren’t getting showings, let alone offers. It’s been six weeks and even though you’ve listed your home with an agent and put the sign on the front lawn, you aren’t seeing any action on your home. Meanwhile, all you hear is that the real estate market is back. It’s now a seller’s market and homes are selling quickly with multiple offers. So why isn’t your home feeling the love?

To better understand this, it helps to take a step back and look at how you came to the decision to list your home for sale in the first place. In good markets, when a home is priced right and shows well, it should see positive action within four weeks. If not, something’s wrong.

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snow_ingehogenbijl_450zillow.com - While spring is traditionally thought to be the prime season for home buying, people buy and sell homes throughout the year. The need to relocate for a new career, health reasons or the urge for new life experiences can happen at any time. Selling a home can be stressful. Add in harsh weather conditions and you’re likely to experience even more stress.

The lawns will have lost their vibrant green and the weather can sometimes be unbearable. And unlike those warm, inviting summer days, you have fewer daylight hours during which to show off your home. Even so, there is hope.

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houseonmoney__voronin76_450money.cnn.com - Homeowners sold 5 million homes in 2013, a rebound year for the industry that marked the highest level of sales since the housing boom year of 2006.

The report from the National Association of Realtors showed that there were 5.1 million previously owned homes sold in the year, up 9.2% from 2012 and up nearly 20% from 2011.

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