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Home Buying Checklist

Posted by on 04/03/2017 at 3:30 pm

  Buying a home can be very stressful. Using a home buying checklist like this will make the process go a lot smoother: Request your credit report from all three bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion). Review each report for accuracy and correct any errors. Compile the financial documents you will need to provide your loan officer. You […]

6 Tips to Sell your Home Fast

Posted by on 03/31/2017 at 3:57 pm

There are steps you can take to sell your home fast. The following 6 tips will help put you on the right path. Price it right: The first 30 days on the market is always the best activity you’re going to see. Enhance curb appeal: Potential buyers form an opinion the moment they drive up to […]

Coldwell Banker Innovations Welcomes New Realtor – Diane DeLaet

Posted by on 02/13/2017 at 3:13 pm

Licensed Realtor in Maryland and Pennsylvania We’re pleased to announce that Realtor, Diane DeLaet recently joined our Coldwell Banker Innovation’s team in Hagerstown, MD. Diane is a licensed real estate agent in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. She is a results-oriented professional with an extensive background in planning, zoning and land use. Makes Family a Priority […]

A Holiday Story From Coldwell Banker Innovations

Posted by on 12/12/2016 at 7:00 am

  ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and we listed our home. Transferred to Ohio, the city of Rome. The promotion was solid, no reason to fear, But I had to start work at the first of the year!

Purchasing A Home In The Winter Is A Good Idea!

Posted by on 11/22/2016 at 7:00 am

A few weeks ago we discussed why selling your home at the end of the year truly is a great idea. This article posed some very important questions from our readers, namely, is it wise to purchase a home during this same period. Well, we’ve done some homework and have some very valuable advice on […]

CBI Answers Your Real Estate Questions

Posted by on 11/14/2016 at 7:00 am

Here at Coldwell Banker Innovations we get a lot of questions from our blog readers. This week we decided to roll up our sleeves, reach into the mailbag, and choose three at random to answer…and boy, are they some great questions! 

A Halloween Story From Coldwell Banker Innovations

Posted by on 10/17/2016 at 7:00 am

It’s almost Halloween and I thought this would be a great time to share a very true story I recently experienced when working with a buyer.  The names are changed, but I promise, that’s the only component of this story that isn’t true.

What Is A Reverse Mortgage?

Posted by on 10/14/2016 at 7:08 am

Here at Coldwell Banker Innovations we receive a variety of questions regarding everything imaginable pertaining to selling and buying homes. Whether it’s a questions from someone attempting to sell their home on their own or first-time homebuyers seeking advice on saving for that crucial down payment—and everything in between! One of the most frequent questions […]

Millennials—Fastest Growing Demographic For First Time Home Owners

Posted by on 10/10/2016 at 7:15 am

Considering listing your property but you’re afraid it has a laundry list of negatives that will eliminate buyers? Maybe your home is located in a large metropolitan area, taking it out of the running for those interested in a more suburban neighborhood. Perhaps you’re concerned that there isn’t a very large market for a two-bedroom […]

5 Questions You Must Answer Before Listing Your Home

Posted by on 10/03/2016 at 7:00 am

The title kind of makes you think of that 80’s song by The Clash, doesn’t it? In that catchy tune a frustrated guy is trying to decide if he should breakup with his girlfriend or stick around to see how the relationship works out. It could also be a metaphor for a homeowner fighting with […]