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How to prepare for an appraisal of your home

How to prepare for an appraisal of your home

Sellers and buyers get anxious about the appraisal of a property, and with good reason: If the appraisal doesn’t come in at a high enough dollar amount, the math might not work, and the whole deal can be compromised. The way I see it, sellers are still selling when...
The seller just accepted my offer. Now what?

The seller just accepted my offer. Now what?

Congratulations! Your work has paid off. Your offer has just been accepted, and you’re on your way to becoming a homeowner, maybe even for the first time. For first-time homebuyers, the time between having an offer accepted and closing on a home can be a really...
Roanoke County named ‘Fourth Economy’ community

Roanoke County named ‘Fourth Economy’ community

Roanoke County’s strong average wages and healthy talent base place it in a good position for future growth, according to a recent nationwide ranking. The list, published by Pittsburgh-based consulting firm Fourth Economy, highlights “counties that understand the...
What factors affect the list price of my home?

What factors affect the list price of my home?

When I visit homeowners who are ready to list, I have a lot of questions for them. I want to know as much about the property as I can — how long they’ve been in the home, what upgrades they’ve made, any problems with the house. They have questions for me, too. The...