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Bill Gassett
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Small Improvements That Have Big Impact When Selling Your Home!
When you are selling a home first impressions are everything.

Home that are in great shape sell quicker and for money than those that are not.

Sometimes a seller however does not have the dough to make major improvements. +Karen Highland however points out that you can do some things on a budget that can make a real impact.

Take a look at her super article and share if you find helpful.

#realestate #homeimprovement  
Small Home Improvements That Make A Big Impact, you don't have to spend a fortune and take on major projects to give your home more appeal to today's buyers. Small improvements can go a long way.
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Absolutely +Karen Highland !
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10 Killer Money Saving First Time Home Buyer Tips
While buying a home for the first time can be very exciting, there is a lot of financial responsibility that comes along with it.

Of course saving as much money possible should be a consideration for anyone buying a home but especially a first time buyer.

In their outstanding article +Jacob Grant Property Management provides some exceptional tips on how to go about buying a home for the first time.

By following their advice you will surely save yourself not only money but some stress as well! Within the article you will see some terrific resources to other helpful first time buyer and finance articles including +Veterans United +Tim Lucas +RISMedia +Andrew Fortune and +Kyle Hiscock.

If you are going to be buying a home for the first time make sure you have a look at some of these super tips.

Please consider sharing socially if you find the article to be helpful.

#realestate #firsttimehomebuyer #mortgage  
This post was written by Jake Durtschi, the owner of Jacob Grant Property Management located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Jake and his team manage over 400 rental pro
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Well done +Jacob Grant Property Management!  Great resources and referenced articles.  
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The Best Mortgage and Financial Advice Articles
Are you using Listly as a content marketing tool? If not you are missing out on an excellent opportunity.

Here is listly list I just created showcasing some excellent mortgage and financial advice articles. Take a look as I put the spotlight on some excellent advice from +Kyle Hiscock +Loans101 +Lynn Pineda +Debbie Drummond +Karen Highland +Anita Clark +Andrew Fortune +Inlanta Mortgage - Madison +Shanne Sleder and a few others.

Take a look and see how easy it is to use Listly for your content marketing.

#mortgage #finance #realestate  
Here are some of the best mortgage and financial advice articles from numerous real estate, mortgage and financial experts. Use these tips and advice to make smart financial decisions. | How to Get The Best Mortgage, Preparation Tips For Getting a Mortgage, What's The Difference Between Mortgage Pre-approval and Pre-qualification, Guidelines for Homebuyers Using Gift Money When Purchasing a Home, How Do Real Estate Capital Gains Taxes Work, A Com...
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Good compilation from some great experts!
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Tips on How to Get The Best Mortgage Terms
When you are buying the home and procuring a mortgage the terms you get can potentially save you thousands of dollars.

On the other hand when you don't get the best mortgage terms it can cost you a lot of money!

Do you know how to get the best mortgage for your particular needs? In the article I take you step by step on all the things you can do to ensure getting the best mortgage terms possible.

If you think the article is helpful please consider socially sharing.

#mortgage #realestate  
Tips on how to get the best mortgage both for the long term benefits, as well as the short term needs. The best mortgage could end up saving you money!
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No problem +Bill Gassett loved the article.
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The Ultimate Guide For Moving
When selling a home the actual move can be one of the most stress parts of the whole deal.

You can however lessen your stress by being well prepared. Take a look at the guide for before, during and after your move.

This guide is found at +Storify which I have mentioned a number of times as a great place for content marketing. Take a look and see how easy it is to create your own story centered around your content.

#realestate #moving #movingtips  
Moving is typically not something most people look forward to. In fact it can make your life very stressful. There are however ways to make the process of moving go far more smoothly. It all boils down to preparation beforehand.
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I agree +Adrienne Hollis. I share the ideas that really work and only so many listen.
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The Pro's and Con's of an Open House in Real Estate
This is always a highly debated topic in real estate.

Why? There is a big difference in who benefits the most from an open house the seller or the Realtor holding it.

Are open houses necessary to sell a home? Of course not! It is a 2-3 hour window where people can view a home. There are many hours every other day these same people can view the home as well.

Some real estate agents however will claim they are the best invention since peanut butter and jelly. Why? They are great for capturing prospects! A Realtor doesn't need to sell the home when they are attracting other potential buyer and seller clients that visit.

There is a very low percentage of people who ever buy from an open house. REAL buyers always schedule showings for properties they want to view.

From a sellers perspective the chance of theft is real. Take a look at +Kyle Hiscock article sharing the pro's and con's and make sure you check out some of the open house references he has linked to in the article.

#realestate #openhouse  
Not sure if open houses are worth it? Make sure you review all the pros & cons of open houses in real estate, before deciding whether they are or not!
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My pleasure +Kyle Hiscock !
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Comprehensive Guide to Short Sale Success
While short sales around the country are no longer in vogue like they once were, there are still some folks that need financial help.

I have put together a compilation of some of the top articles I have written on short sales over at +Storify.

If you are not familiar with Storify it is a great content sharing platform that easily allows you take magnify your reach and visibility.

If you have never checked it out I would encourage you to do so! See  how I have incorporated this funny RE/MAX video on picking the right Realtor when going through a short sale.

#shortsales #shortsale #realestate  
A short sale is a specialized type of real estate transaction where a lender agrees to sell a home for less than the balance owned on the mortgage. If you are in need of short selling your home it is crucial you hire a short sale Realtor! This should be someone who understands these transactions!
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You can lead a horse to water but you can't make em drink +Adrienne Hollis !
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Is Renting to Own a Good Idea For A Buyer?
Do you know what the pro's and con's are for entering into a rent to own contract?

There are many people who do not truly understand the concept of this type of real estate transaction.

Recently I was interviewed by the Totally Home Improvement blog to share my thoughts on a rent to own situation. Take a look and see why renting may or may not be a good idea for you.

#realestate
I recently published an article by Nicholas Brown who works for JustRentToOwn.com and it got me thinking, why do buyers enter into rent to own arrangements, and are they a good idea? Before we delve into the question it would probably help to ensure you know what I'm talking about so I'll ...
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Interesting concept! Food for thought :) 
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Sell Your Home For Top Dollar With These Groovy Tips!
When selling a home there are certain steps you can take to ensure you will get the most money possible.

Do you know what they are? +Lynn Pineda writes some top notch advice over at the Rochester Real Estate Blog owned by +Kyle Hiscock

Take a look at some of the super tips Lynn has put together designed to get your home sale rocking and rolling!

#realestate #homesale  
When selling a home, the goal is to get the most money! If you get in the groove when selling a home, you should get the most money!
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So good to hear +Billy Kornfeld !
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Common Appraisal Questions Answered
What are some of the most common questions that are asked by buyers and sellers about real estate appraisals?

In this informative article +Spencer Llewellyn of +Loans101 looks at some of the most popular questions that are asked about appraisals.

Check out this article and you will have a better handle on how a real estate appraisal works.

#realestate #appraisal  
Getting a home appraisal is always an important part of buying a home and a requirement for getting a mortgage.  Major changes have taken place during the last decade to the way appraisals are ordered and performed. If you have any additional questions about the appraisal process, please ask here. 1. What’s the purpose of a home appraisal? Home appraisals exist Continue Reading
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My pleasure +Loans101 you as well.
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Using Google Plus For Business
Thanks to +Stephan Hovnanian I was featured by +Entrepreneur Magazine for my use of Google Plus as a business tool.

Most people who know me realize what a big fan I happen to be of the Google Plus platform. I am on the site daily sharing my knowledge of the #realestate industry.

Take a look at the quick video in the article.

#socialmedia #realestate  
Learn how to leverage Google+ to build your subject-matter authority and master social media marketing.
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Just saw the last two comments.  You guys are too much. +Bill Gassett and +Eric Enge 
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Does Insurance Cover Winter Weather Damages?
In most parts of the country this winter was brutal. There was tons of snow and cold temperatures.

The perfect environments that can wreak havoc on our homes. One of the questions we are faced with as homeowners is whether insurance covers the damages caused by winter weather.

In most circumstances insurance does cover damages that occur around your home caused by inclement weather.

There are times however when you won't be covered! Do you know these types of circumstances?

Take a look and find out. If you find the article is helpful please consider socially sharing.

#realestate #insurance #homeinsurance  
Does insurance cover winter weather damages? See what most insurance policies cover and don't cover when it comes to damages from winter weather.
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Glad you enjoyed it +Molly Schultz !
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Top producing Realtor building lasting relationships through Real Estate
Introduction
Metrowest Massachusetts Realtor

Top RE/MAX Realtor with 25 years experience selling Real Estate in all of Metrowest Massachusetts and surrounding areas. I specialize in representing home sellers by providing exceptional Real Estate marketing that allows for their homes to sell quicker and closer to asking price.

My Real Estate services are provided primarily in the following Massachusetts towns: Ashland, Bellingham, Blackstone, Douglas, Framingham, Franklin, Grafton, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hopedale, Medway, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, Northboro, Northbridge, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Sutton, Wayland, Westborough, Whitinsville, Worcester, Upton and Uxbridge Massachusetts.

You can see my Real Estate sites at Maximum Real Estate Exposure and Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate.

I also have a blog called Massachusetts Real Estate News where I discuss Real Estate topics I am passionate about.

I am very proud of the fact I have been one of the top 5 RE/MAX agents in Massachusetts for twelve out of the last thirteen years. In 2012 I was the #1 RE/MAX agent in all of New England with involvement in 116 Real Estate transactions. As a top producing Realtor, I strive to give my clients the type of experience that will make them want to recommend me to friends and relatives.

I am big fan of SEO and social media and often share my knowledge with those that need help.

I work for RE/MAX Executive Realty which has offices in Hopkinton, Franklin, Holliston, Grafton and Medfield.

You can reach me at 508-435-5356 or email at billgassett@remaxexec.com






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Is Renting to Own a Good Idea When Buying a Home
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Bill Gassett's insight: One of the questions that some potential home buyers or renters will ask themselves is whether or not renting to own

10 Money-Saving Tips for First-Time Home Buyers
massrealestatenews.com

This post was written by Jake Durtschi, the owner of Jacob Grant Property Management located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Jake and his team manage

Is Rent to Own a Good Idea for Buying a House? | Totally Home Improvement
www.totallyhomeimprovement.com

I recently published an article by Nicholas Brown who works for JustRentToOwn.com and it got me thinking, why do buyers enter into rent to o

How to Get The Best Mortgage Rates
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Tips on how to get the best mortgage both for the long term benefits, as well as the short term needs. The best mortgage could end up saving

Home Appraisal Q&A: 13 Real Estate Appraisal Questions
www.loans101.com

Getting a home appraisal is always an important part of buying a home and a requirement for getting a mortgage. Major changes have taken pla

Does Your Home Have Curb Appeal
sellingwarnerrobins.com

Does Your Home Have Curb Appeal provided as a courtesy by Anita Clark with Coldwell Banker SSK Realtors in Warner Robins GA.

Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home
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Creating your own local community pages is a great way to differentiate yourself as a real estate agent. While it can take a little work to

How to Become a Top Real Estate Agent
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What to Look For When Choosing a Storage Facility
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Weichert Realtors Palmetto Coast
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Charleston SC Realtor Pam Marshall wraps her series on seller mistakes to avoid if you want to sell your house fast Charleston SC

Pre-Sale and Staging Tricks to Avoid
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Michael George is one of the few people I will trust when it comes to SEO. He is down to earth and knows his stuff. Unlike some SEO's, who like to give you unrealistic expectations or do crooked things in order to obtain short term rankings, Michael plays by the book. If you have a Wordpress blog and need any kind of help either with implementing or running a site, I would highly recommend him! Over the years Michael has fixed a number of Wordpress issues I have run into for a very reasonable amount of money. You can't go wrong when you hire the Guru Effect!
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I have known Andrew for the last few years. As a fellow Realtor it is easy to see his drive as a real estate professional. Andrew has all the tools a client should be looking for when selling a home including an outstanding website with great marketing and exceptional photography. If you are looking for a quality agent Andrew is definitely someone you should consider interviewing!
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
I have been going to Janet Goguen for the last 15 years or so for all my dentistry needs. She and her staff do an excellent job. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a good dentist.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
You will be surprised when going into Hopkinton Drug if you are expecting a typical drugstore. It is far from that! I would call it a specialty store that has a wide variety of items including a great selection of greeting cards, nick nacks, magazines, as well as snack items.
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As a Realtor myself, I know what to look for in a top notch real estate agent. Lynn has all of those qualities including drive, honesty and knowledge. Having known Lynn for the last few years it has been great to work with her on a couple of referrals. In fact one recent referral is still in the process of working with her right now and has nothing but good things to say. If you are looking for an excellent real estate agent in the Coral Springs area make sure you give her a call.
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reviewed 6 months ago
Fresh Water Farm is a great place to grab lunch. They have a great deli that serves outstanding food. They are also a specialty market that has a wide selection of tasty snacks and fruits. The atmosphere is terrific and the people who work there are very helpful.
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Very Good
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Sunnyside Cafe is one of the best breakfast spots in the area. I go there to grab breakfast almost every Sunday. They have a really good selection on their menu and the wait staff is very friendly. I would recommend Sunnyside if you are a fan of a good breakfast!
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
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