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3 Things To Do Before You Call a Real Estate Agent

One of the most significant investments in your lifetime will be purchasing a new home. While it tends to be at the top of the list for the American Dream, home ownership and finding that perfect place to settle down, can actually be a little scarier than expected.

With all the excitement of purchasing a home, it’s easy to overlook certain aspects of the process that could play a major role in the type of property you purchase. Fortunately enough, your Coldwell Banker Berger Real Estate Family is here to help you prepare.

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10 Home Renovations that Return the Most at Resale

When selling a home and talking with an agent about what the property’s price can be listed as, a lot of things are taken into consideration. Many people set out to increase the value of their home by renovating certain parts of it, but what will really add value in the end to your home so you can list it as a higher price?

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7 Things Buyers Do That Secretly Drives Agents Bonkers

When it comes to buying a home, there’s one really important factor that us agents wish you knew: We have your best interest.

That’s right. Not only do we have a pretty good idea about the industry, but we also know the tricks of the trade. We are trained to handle every aspect of the home buying and selling progress, both professionally and ethically.

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5 Essential First-Time Home Buying Tips

The first time we try or do anything can be scary. We have to take chances, do something we arent totally comfortable with and make a commitment whether it be in the mental or physical sense. For first-time homebuyers, this is the case. Having no knowledge on the topic prior, buyers can get nervous and scared about what to expect and what is expected of them.

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Why People Love Small Town Lake Living

There’s two types of people in this world; ones that want to experience lake living and ones that actually do. If you’re fascinated by the mere thought of lake living, then let this list enlighten you. But beware, actually living on the lake and having the water view right outside your back yard is just as dreamy as you think it could be.

You’ll find plenty of Southern stereotypes alive and well when it comes to owning lakefront property in Okeechobee. We like our iced tea sweet and sipped from the dock. Most of our days are spent barefoot or in flip-flops and life is lived at a much slower pace. By the time you’re done reading, we may have just talked you into moving to our small town of Lake Okeechobee.

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