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What If There Is Land Around The House That Is Not Built On?

Here lies the problem for many people. One neighborhood in Cumming Georgia was surprised when a Lowes was built looking down on their home and the security lights of the shopping center were over their homes all night. Someone else I know was shocked to find that a public school was slated to go at […]

Tips for Pricing Your Home

Consider comparables. What have other homes in your neighborhood sold for recently? How do they compare to yours in terms of size, upkeep, and amenities?

Why You Should Talk To The Neighbors

As you heard me speak of today on Real Estate Insight with Ilyce Glink, talking to the neighbors is key and critical to your success of making a good buying decision when purchasing a home. First lets start with why you should talk to the neighbors. Neighbors, although they may attempt to not be nosey, […]

Sellers! Check out the new Compare Neighborhood feature on the Duffy site!

Imagine if half our 1.5 million hits on the website per month were buyers looking for homes. Our search tools allow buyers to fine tune their search to certain counties and even more specific neighborhoods. In the most widely used tool, buyers can search for houses in your neighborhood. The newest feature just released this […]

“But how can I sell before I find a house to buy?!”

I often hear the question, “But, Sue, how can I sell my house before I find a house to buy?” Sellers fear that they will be out on the street … HOMELESS! … if they market their home and get a contract before they have identified the house to which they want to move. Reasons […]

What If The House You Are Buying Has Land Around It That Is Not Built On?

Okay, so what should you do if the house you are buying has vacant land around it? Should you just say, great, no one lives here so we have more privacy? No, you should not is the answer. This land could be a potential problem for you in the future and you need to know […]

Is A Picture Worth 1000 Words? Surveyed Buyers Say “You Bet”

When the weather outside is frightful and buyers want to look for homes they definitely head to the computer. Your pictures are the tool that will make that buyer want to see your home…or not! Many buyers won’t even look at a home on the internet if they cannot see quality pictures. Have you looked […]