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When you have a blog, you try to write about the topics that people appear to be most interested in. Those interests evolve over time, but some things seem to be evergreen, and they’re not always the topics one might expect.   As we look back on the ten years since we formed Coldwell Banker River Valley, REALTORS, one thing we’ve learned is that when it comes to predicting what will interest people most is to expect the unexpected. The good news is it looks like we have a little something for ev... read more
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SMART Home Kits Make SMART Home Gifts

Posted by Anna Jotham on November 27, 2017 in  Buying and Selling  Maintenance and Repair
If you’re wondering what to get for that homeowner who has everything, consider a smart home kit. Coldwell Banker has partnered with the smartest of smart home companies to create a smart home equivalent of the holiday fruit basket. The package deal is a perfect starter kit for a more comfortable, safe and convenient living space…and did you know that adding smart home technology adds value and reduces time on the market in a selling situation?   The initial investment is a small chunk, but the ... read more
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5 Signs Your House is Haunted

Posted by Anna Jotham on October 31, 2017 in  Uncategorized
Haunted houses are fun to walk through with your friends, jumping and screaming at each sudden appearance of clown-faced zombies or floating apparitions. But when the apparition hangs out in your own shoe closet, the thrill is decidedly less fun. Here are five signs that your house may be haunted. #1 Unexplained sounds. The whole “bump in the night” thing is your first clue. If you hear the sound of footsteps and you don’t share a home with a boot-wearing night wanderer, you may have some unwante... read more
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Going to work every day is a little different when you are proud of the job you get to do and the company you get to represent. Here are ten reasons we love our affiliation with Coldwell Banker. (Please forgive our indulgences—we’re just really excited on our 10th anniversary!)   #1 Consistent leader in the industry—Coldwell Banker is ahead of the game in our global outreach and technology initiatives. Our marketing team is unmatched in the industry. Our training programs are internati... read more
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Top 10 Reasons to Buy or Sell a Home

Posted by Anna Jotham on October 05, 2017 in  Buying and Selling
As we continue to think in tens, today’s list involves ten reasons to take that leap either way. Here are our top ten reasons to buy or sell a home.   #1 Getting married. Getting carried over the threshold isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, unless you’re OK with the inevitability of bumping your head on the door frame. Regardless, buying a new home as a brand new married couple is pretty exciting. You get to combine two of your biggest commitments in one swoop.   #2 First baby/gr... read more
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