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Mountain Resort Properties Real Estate Blog

If you thinking about selling your home, it's important to know what the expert have to say about the current housing market. 

Here is what the top experts for Realtor.com have to say about selling in 2016

If you’re planning to sell your house this year, well, you’re in luck.

“The 2016 housing market is forecasted to be mainly a seller’s market, filled with increasing home prices, relatively low inventory, and fierce competition between buyers,” says Jonathan Smoke, chief economist for realtor.com®.

But you could still make missteps on the way to the bank. Yes, your house will likely sell, but when? Remember, time is money.

“For sellers, it’s about understanding the ins and outs of their local market so they can optimize the price of

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A certified home inspector shares 10 home-maintenance tips for spring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By: Dwight Barnett (HGTV)

After a long, dark winter, spring's bright sun and warm winds are, well, a breath of fresh air. The only downside? All that sunshine spotlights your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and the dead plants in last year's flower beds. Dwight Barnett, a certified master inspector with the American Society of Home Inspectors, shared this checklist to help you target the areas that need maintenance so you can get your chores done quickly, leaving you time to go outside and play in the sunshine.

1. Check for loose or leaky gutters. Improper drainage can lead to water in the basement or crawl

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 I divorced my first husband in 2006 and eagerly married my second two years later, falling in love again quickly and barely giving a second thought to whether another painful divorce might await me.

But real estate? That love affair burned me like no man ever could.

Don’t get me wrong—I’ve worked hard to make a full financial recovery from a 2011 short sale that was a result of the subprime mortgage crisis. I restored my credit score, saved a down payment and began contacting potential lenders.

But almost five years later, I’m still renting. Yes, I needed the time to get my financial affairs in order. But there’s another reason: Emotionally, it’s taken me this long to come to terms with the idea of owning another

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