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If you want to sell your home over the coming year, it’s essential to find ways to get it looking its best, inside and out. In particular, pay attention to the heart of the home – the kitchen. This room is one of the key ones buyers notice, and if yours is in a state of disrepair or otherwise not up to scratch, it can make it challenging to sell your home quickly and for a reasonable price.

As such, it’s worth considering remodeling your kitchen sooner rather than later. While this isn’t the cheapest project, if you follow a few helpful steps, you’ll make the process easier and more affordable for yourself.

Come Up with a Budget

Before you start buying materials or booking contractors, come up with a budget for your kitchen renovation. Since

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Home Appraisal Checklist

Since you started considering selling your home, you’ve probably asked yourself, “what’s my home worth?”

You might even have a rough estimate of your property— an amount you’ve determined based on the cost when you bought it and how much you invested in it through the years.

However, even though you settled on a price with a buyer (and unless they will pay in cash upfront), this is not a true indicator of your property’s real worth. You will only know after an appraiser has thoroughly inspected your property.

An appraisal is an unbiased professional opinion of a home’s value. It is almost always used in every real estate transaction to determine if the property is really worth the contract price being negotiated. You can also use an appraisal in

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Gallup polls continue to report real estate as the preferred investment choice for Americans, topping stocks and besting gold for another year in a row. Surprised that real estate beats out gold with American investors? Read on to discover four reasons why real estate investing is the safest choice.

With many advisors predicting the end of the bull market, investors with all of their eggs in the stock market basket could be headed towards losing the gains they’ve experienced over the last eight years or so. Real estate, however, is much less of a gamble and far more accessible for potential investors.

Low-risk

Unlike the stock market, which is unpredictable at best, real estate investors can make market predictions based on hard data to

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How Long Does It Take To Build A House

Two things can happen when you start house hunting: either you close on a property or find the perfect lot to build your dream house from scratch.

If you take the second route, be prepared for a relatively lengthy process.

According to a 2018 Survey of Construction by the Census Bureau, the average completion time for a single-family home is a little over six months. But this can reach 8 months or more depending on how custom it is and who is making the building decisions.

If you can’t find a home for sale in Winter Haven FL that you like, and choose to build your dream home from scratch, here are some things that you will have to deal with throughout the whole process.

Factors that will affect how long a new home takes to build 

Pre-Construction

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Questions to Ask When Buying A HouseWhen looking through the different houses for sale in Kissimmee, FL, you’ll quickly need information about the home you’re considering. Asking the right questions will give you a lot of insight about the home and the circumstances surrounding its sale. Prior to buying your next home, consider asking the seller some of the following questions about the house.

Best Questions to Ask About Houses for Sale in Kissimmee, FL

Why Is The Home For Sale Now?

The first question to consider is why the seller has decided now is the time to sell their house. Some people want to get a bigger or smaller house because of their specific circumstances. Others had a job transfer, or they want to move closer to family.

However, not all buyers are going to be honest

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Home Value EstimatorBefore you can sell your home, you first need to find out how much it is worth. Using a home value estimator can help you quickly and accurately get an understanding of its worth.

Use an online valuation tool that uses the most up-to-date information based on data curated from multiple listing services, including current listing prices of homes for sale in Kissimmee, prices of recently sold homes in your area, and other similar information.

The prices you get from reliable online estimators are usually within 3% of the actual selling price. While the prices quoted by these online estimators are not considered a formal appraisal, you can use the amount as a benchmark for when you actually set a price for your home.

How a home is appraised for its

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