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Home Buying and Selling During the Pandemic: What You Need to Know

Published Thursday, June 18, 2020

Technology and good-old-fashioned creativity are helping agents, buyers, and sellers abide by COVID-19 health and safety practices while getting deals done.

Some buyers are touring houses virtually. Others visit in person while remaining at least six feet from their agent. Sellers are hosting open houses on Facebook Live. Appraisers are doing drive-by valuations. Buyers are watching inspections via video call. Masked and gloved notaries are getting signatures on doorsteps.

“We have had to make some adjustments, for sure,” says Brian K. Henson, a REALTOR® with Atlanta Fine Homes / Sotheby’s International Realty in Alpharetta, Ga. “Everyone is trying to minimize face-to-face interactions. There have been some delays, but mostly, deals are getting done, just with tweaks.”

Here’s what home buying and selling during the pandemic looks like.

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Is a Recession Here? Yes. Does That Mean a Housing Crash? No.

Published Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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9 Habits for a Home That Always Feels Neat and Fresh

Published Friday, June 5, 2020

Home is literally the center of your universe right now, so make sure it’s a source of minimum stress. Here’s how to keep your house clean and orderly all the time.

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Unemployment Report: No Need to Be Terrified

Published Sunday, May 31, 2020
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Housing Market Positioned to Bring Back the Economy

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2020
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2020 Homeowner Wish List

Published Thursday, May 21, 2020
Some Highlights In a recent study by realtor.com, homeowners noted some of the main things they would change about their homes to make them more livable. Not surprisingly, more space, an updated kitchen, and a home gym rose to the top of the list. If you’re thinking of selling this year, having these items in your listing might make your house more more»

Experts Predict Economic Recovery Should Begin in the Second Half of the Year

Published Friday, May 15, 2020

One of the biggest questions we all seem to be asking these days is: When are we going to start to see an economic recovery? As the country begins to slowly reopen, moving forward in strategic phases, business activity will help bring our nation back to life. Many economists indicate a recovery should begin to happen in the second half of this year. Here’s a look at what some of the experts have to say.

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6 Reasons Why Selling Your House on Your Own Is a Mistake

Published Sunday, May 10, 2020

There are many benefits to working with a real estate professional when selling your house. During challenging times like the one we face today, it becomes even more important to have an expert help guide you through the process. If you’re considering selling on your own, known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner or FSBO, please consider the following:

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