Category Archives: Personal Opinions

Homebuying Mistakes by Generation

Make sure you check out these “Observations”.  They may help save you time and money!  Dawn

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GIVING YOUR HOUSE A ROUTINE PHYSICAL

Published Date 5/8/2018 You get your teeth checked and cleaned and when you remember to do it, go to the doc for a physical. You regularly take your car in for maintenance checks and don’t give it a second thought. … Continue reading

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Should Sellers Pay for Their Own Inspection?

From personal experience I see both sides of the question as to whether or not a seller should get a home inspections prior to listing their home for sale.  My personal opinion is that it will help significantly reduce potential … Continue reading

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Mastering the Art of Being Connected

Dawn O’Neal Managing Broker – Sequim, Washington                                                                    … Continue reading

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DOES REMODELING MAKE ECONOMIC SENSE?

Should you remodel before listing your home for sale? Continue reading

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1031 Exchanges & Capital Gains – Do You Know?

Here is a great Quiz from The National Association of REALTORS® Magazine.  Do you know all you need to in order to exchange a property and defer capital gains?  (Be sure to follow up with a Qualified Intermediary to see how … Continue reading

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Thinking About Selling Your House Yourself?

6 Awful Reasons for Not Hiring a Real Estate Agent By Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More There are millions of homes bought and sold every year, most of them with the help of a real estate agent. However, there is still … Continue reading

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