Shelly Morgan's Blog Posts

How Do You Know When It's Time to Move?

 Is It Time to Move? 6 Telltale Signs Most people dread the thought of moving, yet those same people love it when they move. Why? Most likely it’s emotional attachment and nostalgia

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Real Estate Advice You Should Ignore

 Real Estate Advice You Should Ignore Buying or selling your home is a big decision. It’s natural to have questions, but how can you tell if the information and advice you receive is

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What to Look For in a New Home Builder

 What to Look For in a New Home Builder You’ve found the perfect patch of land and now you’re ready to build your new home, from scratch. The right home builder is the key

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What is a 1031 Exchange?

 What Is A 1031 Exchange? One of the most common real estate investment transactions is the 1031 Exchange. Simply put, a 1031 Exchange (also called a “like-kind” exchange) is

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Top Home Improvements with the Best ROI

 Top Home Improvements with the Best ROI You already know that your home does not look like the pictures in the home magazines. If you’re ready to list your home, you might be

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5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties!

5 Reasons Homeowners Throw the Best Super Bowl Parties! [INFOGRAPHIC]Highlights:Watching the big game at home with your friends & family offers many advantages.There’s more room to

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Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership?

Is Student Loan Debt A Threat to Homeownership? No!Over the course of the last thirty years, a shift has happened. An entire generation has been raised to believe that a college education is their

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Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to Sell

Why It Makes No Sense to Wait for Spring to SellThe price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by the theory of ‘supply and demand.’ If many people are looking

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Why Millionaires Love Real Estate

 Why Millionaires Love Real Estate Serious investors already know the value of a diversified portfolio. In addition to stocks and bonds, real estate should be included in your investment

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5 Tips for Selling a Home with Tenants

 5 Tips to Selling a Home with Tenants Selling a property involves the basics of preparing the home and allowing access to potential buyers. When the property is still occupied by tenants,

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Why I Chose eXp Realty

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Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again!

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights:For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker

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The Importance of Homeownership to the American Dream

The Importance of Homeownership to the American DreamFor centuries, people in this country have seen homeownership as part of the American Dream. Whether they were born here or immigrated from

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Contingencies Explained

 What are Contingencies on a Contract? Contingencies are commonplace in contracts of all kinds. A contingency allows for one party or another to legally back out of a contract in the event

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How Rising Interest Rates Affect Purchasing Power

You probably instinctively realize that rising interest rates will affect home buyers. The interest rate you pay can make a big difference in the size of the home loan you will qualify for as well

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Is it time for new windows?

Whether you just bought your home or you’ve owned it a while, it can be easy to overlook the windows that open it up to the world, as if they didn’t even exist. Even if you don’t,

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Advantages of Selling a Home This Winter

Home sellers and real estate agents often fear the winter months because it seems like a poor time to list. The truth is that winter can be a great time to list your home for sale. Less Inventory

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Investing: Rent or Flip?

 Investment Rent or Flip There are a wide variety of ways to invest in real estate; one can make money in any of these options, one can also lose their money. To be successful in real

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The Counter Offer – Negotiation Strategies for Sellers

 The Counter Offer – Negotiation Strategies for Sellers Getting an offer on your home is very exciting. Then you open the offer and realize it’s not what you were expecting and

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5 Ways to Organize in the New Year

 Once the New Year arrives, thought turns to ways to improve our health, our finances and our schedules. Getting organized in one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, along with

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Home Sellers’ Questions Answered (a few may surprise you)

I love working with home sellers! It’s such an exciting time for me to be an integral part of their moving on to what’s next for them, whether it’s upsizing, downsizing, or moving

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What I Learned from A Recent Client (& why it could make a difference for you)

I love learning! Unlike some people, I actually look forward to attending the continuing education classes for my real estate license and I take full advantage of every training opportunity I can.

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Winter Dates

Winter Dates (for you ….. & the kids too, if you’d like)It’s easy to come up with things to do during the warmer months, isn’t it? Or is it just me? I feel like the

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"Tis the Season: 5 Reasons Why Winter is a Great Time to Buy or Sell a Home

It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months.  This is generally considered the “offseason” in real.

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5 Reasons You'll Never find your dream home

If you (or someone you know) is hoping to find a new home, this blog could make the difference between finding your dream home (& having fun while doing it) OR experiencing frustration and

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How to market “lifestyle” when selling a home

Marketing a home for sale is about much more than the number of bedrooms and bathrooms. While buyers certainly are searching for specific features, they don’t buy based on just these; buyers

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Favorite November Activities

November is a FUNNNN month, isn’t it? I mean this is the month when we really dig into Christmas and holiday shopping for our loved ones, enjoy the fall leaves change beautiful colors & we

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