How do I correct information on Zillow and what is a Zestimate?

Understanding how Zillow gets it’s information: To make it sweet and simple…Brokers/Agents enter their listings into the MLS in their local area that they belong to. There are over 900 MLS’s across the United States, so clearly, this data ends up becoming pretty fragmented. The MLS data is then pushed to Zillow (and Trulia and other…

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Pre-Qualification Vs. Pre-Approved

Pre-Qualification Vs. Pre-Approved One of the most important steps, and usually the first, during the home buying process is obtaining financing.   There are many different types of mortgages available. What is a Pre-Qualification? A mortgage pre-qualification can be best described as a prediction on the amount a buyer can borrow.  In many cases, a…

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Time to check your pipes as the temps are getting colder

Tips on avoiding the risk of pipes freezing. Frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of property damage during frigid weather and can cause more than a few thousand dollars in water damage. The pipes that freeze most frequently are those in such unheated interior spaces as basements, attics, and garages. However, pipes…

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Marketing Your Home

Our goal when marketing your home is to gain as much exposure in the market as possible. Increased exposure in the housing market will put your home in front of the greatest number of potential buyers. The most effective strategy tools that we incorporate in marketing include: -Printed materials such as feature sheets that contain…

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Celebrate! Holidays and Festivals In and Around Rochester!

Take a peek at the festivals and fun going on this month and start planning which events you want to clear your calendar for. Lagniappe November 20th Join the merchants of downtown Rochester when they offer their customers Lagniappe (Creole for “a little something extra”) in appreciation for their support throughout the year! Big, Bright…

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