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Tips for Buyers

john and judy on multiple offers

What if the house you want has multiple offers?

7.3.19 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersVideo

It’s a multiple offer market right now with listing inventory levels at a low. So, how do you position yourself as a buyer when you know there’s other offers on the table or the home you want is likely to receive multiple offers? This is the question that we are getting a lot right now […]

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Multiple Offers: How to make your offer win

8.15.18 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersVideo

  You just visited the home you can see yourself living in or even raising a family in. The only problem is that your realtor suggests that you put an offer in right away if it’s “the home” because there are multiple offers flooding to the current homeowners. So, you think to yourself, is it […]

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Quick Tip Reverse Contingency

How A Reverse Contingency Can Benefit You

7.18.18 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersVideo

  With low inventory and homes selling from time to time before they even hit the market, I can understand why many people are hesitant to list in the first place. A lot of those who may want to sell are worried that they won’t be able to find a new home in time. This […]

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The New MLS “Coming Soon” Feature

7.11.18 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersTips for SellersVideo

  You may have heard rumblings of a new feature coming to the MLS at the end of summer, “coming soon” listings. With such a low inventory, homes are being more heavily networked before they even hit the market and agents are adding more “coming soon” signs on their listings. The “coming soon” feature is […]

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Using Neutral Color Decor With Accents

5.17.18 | Posted in: Home DesignReal Estate TipsTips for BuyersTips for Sellers

The power of neutral color can play to your advantage on the market because buyers have different tastes in color. This is why using neutral color within your home is something that we recommend to sellers. Neutralizing can help a potential buyer better visualize their family living in your home. And if a buyer can […]

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2018 tax reform

Mortgage Interest Deduction Changes for 2018

4.2.18 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersTips for SellersVideo

Paul Miller and Judy talk through the 2018 tax changes that relate to the mortgage interest deduction. According to Paul, the majority of homeowners should end up paying about the same in taxes and some will even end up paying less in taxes. This is great news but the big thing to think about is […]

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Peg Melanaphy and Judy Craig

Utilizing Wall Stencils Instead of Wallpaper | Peg of Interiors of Stillwater

3.22.18 | Posted in: Home DesignTips for BuyersTips for SellersVideo

  Peg Melanaphy is a great friend of mine who owns Interiors of Stillwater and her video on oak woodwork was a big hit a few years back, so I brought her back to talk about her new endeavor with wall stencils. Peg recently started Gypsy Mint Stencil Co. and has helped families beautify their […]

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2018 tax reform

Judy and Paul Miller Talk 2018 Tax Changes, Dependents vs. No Dependents

3.15.18 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersTips for SellersVideo

  Everyone’s talking about the 2018 tax reform, but how will the changes affect you? those with dependents an empty-nester or those without dependents My trusted accounting advisor, Paul Miller with Business by Design, gives simple explanations on what average tax returns could look like next year.

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Finding a home that fits your lifestyle

12.19.17 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersVideo

  As we work with clients here at The Craig Group, it’s our belief that the move that you’re looking to take on isn’t just about the home. It’s about finding a home that fits your lifestyle and that’s how we like to address your home search. We always enjoy looking for homes that will […]

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Meet Peg Malanaphy – Interiors of Stillwater

12.12.17 | Posted in: Real Estate TipsTips for BuyersTips for SellersVendor SpotlightVideo

Oak woodwork is very common in homes, but with trends changing, you may want to update your oak woodwork before selling or after moving in to your new home. We enjoy working with Peg and her team at Interiors of Stillwater because they are masters at transforming old cabinets with beautiful new finishes. I you’re […]

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