Category Archives: Sellers

Contingencies Explained

Introduction What are contingencies; where do they come from; what do they do?  Contingencies are found and defined in the purchase and sale contract between a real estate buyer and seller.  This discussion will need to reference the standard contract … Continue reading

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Howard Hanna 100% Money Back Guarantee

It has been over two years since RealtyUSA became Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and introduced new and innovative programs for our clients.  One of the most powerful programs offered by Howard Hanna is the 100% Money Back Guarantee.  There … Continue reading

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Can You Sell a Home in Winter?

For those wondering if you can sell a home in winter, this article gives you the pros and cons to help you make your decision. Continue reading

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Find the Best Home for Enjoying Your Golden Years

Purchasing a home for your golden years is a process that can be both exciting and intimidating.  You want to make a choice you can enjoy in years to come, and selling your current home and moving can feel like … Continue reading

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Security or Surveillance?

There is no denying that our world is becoming increasingly integrated.  Smart home technology allows us to monitor and control our homes from wherever we are through our mobile phones or tablets.  Even if we don’t have a fully integrated … Continue reading

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2018 CNY Real Estate Market Outlook

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Many variables go into analyzing and predicting what to expect from the CNY real estate market for 2018.  Our local market experiences many of the national trends, but on a delayed basis.  When the national trends finally do appear locally, … Continue reading

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How Accurate is the Zillow Zestimate?

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The Zestimate is Zillow’s proprietary algorithm for computing home valuation estimates for the millions of homes presented by Zillow.  The Zillow Zestimate is so easy to access for almost any home presented by Zillow including homes listed for sale on … Continue reading

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Housing Sentiment Index Ties Record High for June 2017

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The Housing Sentiment Index reported for June ties the all-time high from February 2017, with a 2.1 percentage point increase in the sentiment index to 88.3.  The Fannie Mae has provided the National Housing Survey since 2010.  This survey is … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Sell Your Onondaga County Home

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Good news abounds if you want to sell your Central New York home. The median home value in Onondaga County is $131,100. Onondaga County home values have gone up 3.0% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise … Continue reading

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Time and Inclination

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Is a real estate agent necessary when selling your home in Central New York?  Some might say you’re a fool to represent yourself in court and the same idea applies to selling your home by yourself. Sure there is a … Continue reading

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