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CENTURY 21 Sbarra & Wells’ Blog

Finding the Right Real Estate Agent

The right agent can make home buying or selling an enjoyable experience

Most would agree that buying or selling a home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make. But some people don’t realize it is also very important to research and find the right real estate agent who will make buying or selling your home easier. The following list is a good place to start in your search for the right agent:

  • List your priorities- What do you value in an agent? How much time do you expect them to devote to you? Which forms of communication do they prefer? Making a list of what is important to you before you meet with an agent will allow you to narrow your search early on and spend more time actually buying or selling a house.

Homebuyers’ Attention Caught by Fixer-Uppers

Homebuyers’ Attention Caught by Fixer-Uppers - (MCT)—When first-time home buyers Meghan Starr and Andrew Boerckel told their Philadelphia real estate agent that they were interested only in fixer-uppers, their agent Amanda Turske was skeptical. Typically, clients buying their first houses these days want move-in-ready properties, said Turske, who gets about half her business from first-timers. “Meghan was my first home buyer [...] [Daily Real Estate News]

The Beginning of the Middle Inning: Housing on Strongly Paved Road to Recovery, New Research Shows

he Beginning of theMiddle Inning: Housing on Strongly Paved Road to Recovery, New Research Shows - Housing is on the way up, according to new research from The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and PwC. The recently released report, Emerging Trends in Real Estate®, focused on the key trending industry outlooks for the year ahead, which the report predicts will be a bright one. According to the report, 2014 will be the [...] [Daily Real Estate News]