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money.cnn.com - After years of decline to rock-bottom levels, interest rates are on the rise. The average rate for a 30-year mortgage was recently 4.35%, more than a point above the 2012 low of 3.3%.

Whether you're buying, selling or refinancing a home, here's how to navigate the new environment. 1. No more record rates, but still cheap loans  2. The refi window is starting to close  3. Higher rates won't scuttle the housing recovery  4. Once you're ready to buy, lock in  5. Fixed loans usually beat adjustables

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online.wsj.com - Coping tips for handling the unexpected while selling a home

The Virginia house is sold—next week I head to Florida to make what had been our vacation residence into a primary home.

I was sideswiped by one happy surprise—our house sold in three days—and two awful ones—the sudden, serious illnesses of both my son and my husband.

Don't expect to engage a top estate sale agent.  Don't use online auction sites.  Don't overprice what you own.  Talk to your friends.  Involve your agent.  Re-prioritize.  

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From houzz.com BY INMAN NEWS -

Selling a home was difficult even before the market started to slide. Now, every penny counts more than ever, which means that every leaky window, every dangling gutter and every ugly cabinet can make a big difference in the price of your home. While we all have a natural tendency to nest in the places we live, the reality is that many of the changes we make (or don't make) can make or break our home's asking price.

 

 

 

 

KITCHEN

 DO have:

  1.  An open layout.
  2. Newer, matching appliances; stainless steel.
  3. Extra perks like small-beverage refrigerators, dual dishwashers, instant hot water, and a central vacuum clean-out.
  4. Granite countertops.
  5. Custom cabinetry.

 

DON'T try to fix outdated cabinetry

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