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Monthly Archives: April 2021

    5 Things You Need to Know About Property Disclosures

    By Michael Melton | April 30, 2021

    While a home listing and walkthrough can provide buyers with a lot of information, they may not include all of the things a potential buyer should know. In most states, a seller’s disclosure is required to disclose any relevant details about the home’s recent history.  Seller’s disclosures are the buyer’s resource for getting the full... Read More

    Tips & Questions For Buyers to Consider in a Seller’s Market

    By Michael Melton | April 22, 2021

    In real estate, competition can be stressful for buyers. Understanding the best practices for home buying in a competitive market can help ease that stress. So, how can you get a leg up in a seller’s market? Firstly, you’ll want to be prepared. Here are a few questions and tips to help buyers navigate the... Read More

    What Buyers Need to Know About Home Warranties

    By Michael Melton | April 15, 2021

    Home warranties are a service contract for your home that can cover items that are normally not covered by home insurance – like failures in major systems and appliances due to wear and tear. With a home warranty, you call the warranty company instead of a repairman when you have a system or appliance problem.... Read More

    Do’s and Don’ts of Property Tours

    By Michael Melton | April 9, 2021

    Touring a property as a home buyer is an exciting experience. You get to imagine yourself living in a new space, and you might even discover something new about your own preferences. The property tour is one of the most important aspects of the home buying process. So, how do you ensure that you’re making... Read More

    5 Tips for Negotiating Repairs After a Home Inspection

    By Michael Melton | April 1, 2021

    When a home inspection report comes back, many buyers start to wonder what they can negotiate with the seller. What’s a reasonable ask? What isn’t? Is there a way to meet in the middle? Here are some tips for negotiating repairs after a home inspection: 1. Know What’s Reasonable or Mandatory Assuming that a standard... Read More