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Your Summer Bucket List at Home

Summer 2020 activities at home.
Posted by Anna Jotham on July 27, 2020 in  Miscellaneous
This summer might look a little different from previous years. With the effects of COVID-19 still present in the news, it is understandable to be wary of going to a lot of public places this summer as usual. We have compiled a list of activities that can be done at home without losing any summer fun! Even better, this list isn’t just for kids, we’ve got some ideas for the adults too! KIDS ACTIVITIES: • Create an outdoor obstacle course in your backyard Make an afternoon of fun with a DIY obstacle c... read more

Working From Home Shift Increases Real Estate Options

New attitudes toward remote work usher in new possibilities.
Posted by Anna Jotham on December 21, 2020 in  COVID-19
As many workers continue to fulfill their responsibilities from a home office as a part of pandemic mitigation efforts, new attitudes toward working from home are emerging. And that means new possibilities are emerging for both home buyers and sellers. For some tech companies, namely Facebook and Twitter, the move toward a remote workforce has become permanent. But it isn't just tech companies that are realizing the benefits of having a remote workforce. Lambda School, an interactive online learning classroom, has... read more

Why List with CBRV? The Answer is Clear

Posted by Mikayla Zimmerman on March 19, 2019 in  uncategorized
When it’s time to sell your home, you want the best Realtor in the region working for you: someone who not only knows the market but knows the marketing it takes to move your property fast and for the price you deserve.  And these days, marketing your home with the most advanced technological tools is essential to getting results. Some real estate companies will try to impress by saying they are on the internet, but anyone who is web-savvy knows that having a website is just the beginning.  TECHNOL... read more

Why Every Home Buyer Needs Title Insurance

Posted by Anna Jotham on August 09, 2017 in  Financing
Real estate agents often become the go-to person for buyers’ questions—especially first-time buyers and people relocating to the area. What do you think I should offer? Which lender do you recommend? How quickly can I close?   Oftentimes, however, home buyers don’t think to ask about title insurance. They don’t think about all the potential issues that may botch their purchase. That’s why it’s up to agents to advise their clients on title insurance and highly encourage it ... read more

Why bother with a pre-sale inspection?

Posted by Coldwell Banker River Valley on September 30, 2013 in  Buying and Selling
I’m getting ready to sell my home, and my agent recommended that I have a professional home inspection before I put it on the market instead of just having the buyer do it prior to closing. Are there advantages to doing it up front? Many times sellers resist pre-sale inspections because they fear the inspections will turn up issues that the sellers then must disclose. It’s a case of ignorance being bliss — but only temporarily. Most buyers will (and all should) complete a home inspection before ... read more
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